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Intel to acquire Wind River for $884 million

By Matthew
Jun 4, 2009
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  1. Intel is reportedly paying $884 million for embedded systems firm Wind River to accelerate its efforts in breaking past its core PC markets. The semiconductor behemoth is said to be bidding for the firm’s common stock at $11.50 per share. Although the deal has been okayed by Wind River’s board, the bid has met a standstill until approval is seen from shareholders and regulators.

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  2. Zeromus

    Zeromus TS Enthusiast Posts: 231   +7

    Another great step for the greatest Processor Chip Company on the planet.
  3. peas

    peas TS Rookie Posts: 50

    now that's an Intel fanboi if I ever saw one :p
  4. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 1,058

    What I don't understand is, if they are able to generate that much revenue. Why is Intel going to buy them off for what they can make in a mere few years? Or is that simply just to say it's subdivision of Intel? And potentially lead to bigger and better business?
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