Bottom line: Unlike other tech giants like Microsoft and Google, Intel's bottom line is hurting this year. The company saw a $2.8 billion loss in Q1 – the worst in its history and a major hit at a time when it is scrambling to pivot towards an open foundry model and protect its future. CEO Pat Gelsinger assumed a lot of risks with the new strategy and believes it will pay off in spades, but we'll have to wait and see.
What just happened? The European Union has unveiled its latest regulatory initiative, a watchdog organization designed to bringing a new level of transparency to "very big" IT companies and their often mysterious algorithmic applications.