Intel’s recent deal with Altera raises ethical questions as to what is the ultimate goal of doing business. Should money and market share prevail at all costs? We invite our readers to share their opinion on how business is conducted in this modern era, where money chasing seems to be the norm.
” American giant Intel, the largest microchip manufacturer in the world, is on the brink of buying their rivals Altera, in a deal of many figures and even more undisclosed details.
The deal might go up to 10 billion dollars, and might be a confirmation of how ambitious Mr. Krzanich, Intel’s new CEO is, and how badly Intel wants to change the business focus and address new market segments.
Altera makes micro-controllers for network equipment and cars, and recent figures have shown their market size in expanding, while Intel’s focus market, mainly consisting of personal computers has been declining severely. “
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