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Cortina Systems Purchases Intel's Optical-Networking Components Business SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sep. 11, 2006 - Cortina Systems Inc. and Intel Corporation today announced that they have completed the sale of product lines and associated assets of Intel's optical-networking components business to Cortina. Cortina has emerged as a leading supplier of advanced communications semiconductor solutions for the carrier infrastructure market segment. The acquisition will give Cortina a large portfolio of enterprise and infrastructure communications products and will position it to become a leading... Read more...
Intel's Core 2 Extreme X6800 (Conroe) is now available for your purchasing pleasure through Newegg. As with any hot new technology though, you'll be paying a premium to get the latest and greatest from Intel. If you've got $1,360 to burn and a thirst for new hardware, don't hesitate to get started.... Read more...
Marvell To Purchase Intel's Communications And Application Processor Business For $600 Million SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 27, 2006 - Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. and Intel Corporation today announced that they have signed an agreement for Intel to sell its communications and application processor business to Marvell for a purchase price of $600 million plus the assumption by Marvell of certain liabilities. The planned sale will give Marvell a strong presence in the growing market segment for processors used in smart handheld devices. The sale also will enable Intel to focus its investments... Read more...
Here's a story that's bound to anger quite a few of you. Apparently, a couple brought their computer in for repair at a local Best Buy and were told their hard drive needed to be replaced. The old drive was supposed to be destroyed, but it ended up for sale at a flea market with all of the couple's personal data intact. Someone at Best Buy is getting' fired... Henry Gerbus said Best Buy assured him the computer's old hard drive -- loaded with personal information -- would be destroyed. "They said rest assured. They drill holes... Read more...
With the acquisition of Alienware, Dell will sell computers with chips from Advanced Micro Devices. The deal closes in about 30 to 45 days. Alienware will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary, and Alienware CEO Nelson Gonzalez said that the deal will not affect its relationship with AMD. Granted, circumstances can change, but that's the plan now. The number of AMD PCs Alienware offers rises and falls, but AMD chips are typically always part of the company's active line of computers. Right now, Alienware sells AMD-based desktops, workstations,... Read more...
Both Dell and Alienware have declined to comment on the issue, but rumor has it Dell plans to acquire enthusiast PC builder Alienware. Alienware currently uses AMD CPUs in their builds, while Dell continues to use Intel, so it'll be interesting to see what happens if this turns out to be more than just a rumor. "The deal would be somewhat surprising given Dell's historical reluctance to grow through acquistions, and the heavy marketing budget it allocated for its own high-end XPS PC lineup, said Roger Kay, president of Endpoint Technologies Associates.... Read more...
Today Nvidia purchased chipset vendor, ULI. That wasn't the only purchase going on though, as GUS has purchased PriceGrabber.com. The popular online shopping site came with a $485 million dollar price tag, with profits expecting to grow by about %50 this year."GUS is now becoming almost an Internet stock rather than a retailer,'' said Stuart Fraser, a director at Brewin Dolphin Holdings, which oversees $30 billion. ``Experian is dominating the group now and this is an add-on for the Experian offering. That's where the value of the company is perceived at the moment." ... Read more...
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