The leading company producing CPU’s for PC’s ”invented” the PC together with IBM and Microsoft. Intel develops CPUs and a lot of other PC standards (such as PCI, AGP, 100 Mbit, networks, etc.) which help increase the need for fast CPUs.
In October 1998 Intel bought two companies: Shiva has among other products VPN knowledge. The other one, Micron, produces RAM and especially Rambus RAM. Since then they bought several other companies.
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