Nvidia, SGI bury hatchet

Smoke the pipe of peace over patents

Silicon Graphics and Nvidia have settled their differences and announced a strategic alliance to work together on future graphics technology. SGI has dropped its patent infringement suit against Nvidia, while the latter has licensed SGI's 3D graphics patent portfolio. Financial details of the agreement were not available. The different CEOs did the usual gig of slapping each other on the shoulders and saying how wonderful the world is... ®

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