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Symantec To Acquire Pctools


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#1 Galadriel

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 09:36 PM

With the addition of PC Tools, Symantec will expand its consumer product portfolio to include award-winning PC utilities software and point security technologies. PC Tools will help Symantec expand its reach with consumers in new emerging regional markets and will bring an array of go-to-market capabilities, that have been effective with consumers in many markets around the world.


Full press release here:

http://www.symantec.com/about/news/release...rid=20080818_02


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Posted 19 August 2008 - 05:45 AM

Thats a bit unfortunate. :thumbsup: I wonder what they will do to all the products.
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Posted 19 August 2008 - 06:12 AM

Symantec are becoming like The Borg. :thumbsup:

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 10:24 AM

I'm reminded of Sygate...

and of AtGuard....and dozens of others IIRC.
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Posted 19 August 2008 - 11:24 AM

I'm guessing they will try and get their hands on a major search engine next.
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