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The Big Q has now confirmed that Big Blue has not shipped Alpha processors to Compaq as reported on some US wires last week. For the whole of this year, rumours have circulated that IBM was licensing bits and pieces of its technology to Big Q to help produce the fastest processor in the West. But Richard George, Alpha marketing director at CompaQ UK, moved swiftly today to squash those rumours. It has not happened, he confirmed. ® See also: IBM-Compaq in Alpha copper fever talks

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