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Polycom Gets Revised Offer From Unnamed Bidder

June 08, 2016 7:20 AM
Officials with Polycom say the new offer puts the price tag at $1.66 billion, still less than the $196 billion being offered by Mitel.
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EMC Shareholders to Vote on Dell Deal Next Month

June 07, 2016 7:45 AM
EMC investors at a special meeting July 19 will be asked to approve Dell's planned $67 billion acquisition of the world's largest storage vendor.
Michael Dell

Judge Rules Michael Dell Underpriced Company in 2013 Buyout

June 06, 2016 7:11 AM
A Delaware judge said the CEO and his partner underpaid when it bought the company for $25 billion, giving legitimacy to arguments made by opponents.
Intel CEO

Intel CEO Krzanich Tries to Weather the Trump Storm

June 03, 2016 8:45 AM
Brian Krzanich canceled a planned fundraiser for the controversial presidential candidate, then tweeted that he isn't endorsing anyone in the race.
Grush toothbrush

A Smart Toothbrush Wins Intel's IoT-Focused Reality TV Show

May 26, 2016 8:40 AM
The Grush, aimed at encouraging kids to develop better brushing techniques, takes the top spot in the inaugural "America's Greatest Makers" show.
SD-WAN

SD-WAN Vendor Viptela Raises $75 Million in Funding

May 25, 2016 7:50 AM
The money will be used to expand the company's presence worldwide and to grab market share in the fast-growing SD-WAN space, CEO Amir Khan says.
certification

Cisco Updates Network Certification to Address Emerging Technologies

May 18, 2016 7:15 AM
The upgraded CCNA Routing and Switching certification will give network engineers better tools to manage such trends as the cloud and IoT.
NFV Lab

GigaSpaces, Metaswitch Unveil NFV Lab

May 17, 2016 9:10 AM
The two vendors expect the lab will enable network engineers to more quickly learn about deploying and managing NFV environments.
AMD

AMD Names Caldwell New Board Chairman

May 13, 2016 7:00 AM
The move comes as the chip maker restructures its business to take advantage of growth opportunities in such markets as graphics and gaming.
SD-WAN

Talari Offers New Licensing Option for SD-WAN Product

May 12, 2016 6:15 AM
The company is giving customers the option of site licensing for its Aware SD-WAN management platform to help accelerate adoption.

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