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[3]: Not good
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 20th Aug 2010 15:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Not good"
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Mcaffee is a lot more profitable and it already has established relationships with many OEMs.

Its like choosing to buy Mc Donanld corp or a five star restaurant.

Companies are not solely based on the quality of their product.

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