I still need the reassurance of a familiar brand before it's a real story - Tony Maddox, CNN senior VP
The Wall Street Journal said that a 251 page complaint was filed on Wednesday, alleging Dell sometimes collected $1 billion "secret" and "illegal" kickbacks to prevent it using other X86 suppliers.
The Journal said Intel absolutely denies the allegations, while Dell is making no comment. The complaint further alleges only 15 people at Dell knew about the payments. Intel told the Journal some of the allegations were "just made up". µ
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