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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 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.

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.

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 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.

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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