People are easily corruptable for a little cash, especially the ones with a big fat ego and no talent.
Anybody who believes everything thats in print or on a website should be shot. Use your brains people and check multiple sources.
As far as video chips go the crown gets passed to a new king every couple of years, always has and hopefull always will. I dont want to see 1 company owning any market or you will get crap like creative labs selling the same soundcard year after year.