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McAfee is acquired by Intel!

McAfee, the largest web & computer security company has been acquired by Intel today. It costs intel $48 per share, a deal worth of $7.68 billion. The acquisition reflects that security is now a fundamental component of online computing. Inside Intel, the company has elevated the priority of security to be on par with its strategic focus areas in energy-efficient performance and Internet connectivity. Surely this acquisition is going to improve Intel's Position among its competitors.

Regarding McAfee:

McAfee

McAfee, based in Santa Clara and founded in 1987, is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company with approximately $2 billion in revenue in 2009. With approximately 6,100 employees, McAfee’s products and technologies deliver secure solutions and services to consumers, enterprises and governments around the world and include a strong sales force that works with a variety of customers.

Regarding Intel:

Intel

Intel is best known for producing the microprocessors found in many personal computers. The company also makes a range of other hardware including network cards, motherboards, and graphics chips.

Intel created the first commercial microprocessor chip in 1971, but it was not until the success of the personal computer that microprocessors became their primary business. In the 1980’s they were an early developer of SRAM and DRAM memory chip, and during the 1990s they invested heavily in new microprocessor designs and in fostering the rapid growth of the PC industry.

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