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[CNET]Intel completes McAfee acquisition

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Basically Intel has completed its $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee.
We might all end up seeing this bundled with our Intel CPUs similar to AMD providing a free copy of AVG.

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The completion of the deal, announced yesterday, follows approvals by the various boards of directors and stockholders, as well as reviews by the Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, and other regulatory groups.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel, McAfee will become part of the company's Software and Services Group, run by senior vice president Renee James. McAfee president Dave DeWalt will report directly to James.
McAfee will continue to offer its own branded line of security products and maintain its own customers. The two companies said they're prepping the "first fruits" of their partnership to hit the market later this year.
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post #2 of 5
Including a single paragraph is recommended.

This is more than just bundling AV software. Intel will eventually include hardware anti-malware on their CPUs.
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Nice.
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xcept mcafeee blows..
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^tru dat!
    
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