Intel To Halt Centrino Shipments To China

Intel told customers in meetings this week that it will be unable to meet China’s June 1st deadline by which all wireless computing chipsets are supposed to be compatible with government security standards. Rather than modify its products, Intel will curtail shipments to the country.

Santa Clara, California-based Intel said it will continue to sell the Pentium M brand of chips for notebook computers in China, but it will strip out the accompanying radio chipset that permits wireless Internet access through the WiFi standard.

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