and SiS gain more Intel chipset market share now that ATi is focusing on
and UMC prepare embedded flash production. Inventec denies
its getting Dell notebook orders.
The rumor started after a Merrill Lynch research report suggested that Inventec
might gain notebook OEM orders from Dell. Industry players commented that Dell
would not look for more than four OEM partners for notebook production. An additional
partner would mean that one of the existing four may lose orders, which is unlikely
given the present situation, the players noted.