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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It's obvious
by aargh on Fri 20th Aug 2010 11:24 UTC
aargh
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2009-10-12

It's obvious: hardware + security software = slow system = reason to upgrade = $$$ for the hardware maker ;)

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