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Intel Buys McAffee for $7.68 billion


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#1 Galadriel

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:47 AM

NEW YORK In a move signaling the growing importance of online security, Intel Corp. said Thursday it is buying computer-security software maker McAfee Inc. for $7.68 billion as the chip maker adds to its arsenal of tools to serve an increasing array of Internet-connected devices, including mobile phones.


More at: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38768840/ns/bu...ss-us_business/

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:01 AM

Thanks Galadriel :thumbsup:

But Intel will take it one step further. The McAfee deal will see the integration of security into hardware, into the chips powering much of our computer-driven world.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11025866

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