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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RE[2]: Useless Acquisition
by Phloptical on Thu 19th Aug 2010 22:57 UTC in reply to "RE: Useless Acquisition"
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lol...true. Well, Intel was one of the biggest companies affected by that little snafu from mcafee a few months ago. The one that targeted the svchost process as a virus.

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