Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Aug 2010 17:54 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Intel Chalk this one up on the 'uh, what?'-list of acquisitions. Intel announced today that it has acquired Mcafee, the security and antivirus company we all know and love. The press release is a bit vague on why, exactly, Intel made this rather odd acquisition.
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$7.68 billion
by MollyC on Thu 19th Aug 2010 19:15 UTC
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Whatever McAfee brings to the table (and I think their product sucks, but that's me), I can't imagine that it was worth Intel dropping that kind of cash on them.

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