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SANTA CLARA, California, May 6- Intel Corp on Monday unveiled the most extensive overhaul of its Atom mobile processors, with improved performance that the PC chipmaker expects will help it challenge Qualcomm in smartphones and tablets.
SANTA CLARA, California, May 6- Intel Corp. Intel's chips dominate the PC industry but the company has struggled to adapt its processors for smartphones and tablets, a market dominated by Qualcomm.
BMC said it agreed to be acquired by a private equity group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital Corp for about $6.9 billion. **INERGY LP, Friday close $22.30, up 4 pct premarket. Some shareholders of Verizon Communications said they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group Plc's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A private equity group made up of Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital Corp are nearing a deal to acquire BMC Software and an announcement could come as early as Monday, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.
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HELSINKI, May 6- Intel Corp's security software division McAfee said it plans to buy Finland's network firewall maker Stonesoft Oyj for around $389 million in cash, a 128 percent premium to the company's stock market value at Friday's close.
*McAfee to acquire Stonesoft; transaction to strengthen network security. *McAfee says deal for approximately $389 million in cash. *Source text for Eikon* Further company coverage ().
NEW YORK, May 3- Four minority shareholders with roughly 9 percent of Clearwire Corp's shares have agreed to work together to seek a better deal for the wireless service provider, which agreed to be sold to majority owner Sprint Nextel Corp.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports hackers have been working overtime, breaching Reputation.com, Living Social and the Twitter account of the Guardian in the UK. Even the Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams and the Department of Labor were compromised.
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*Krzanich has been with Intel since 1982. By Noel Randewich and Sinead Carew SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, May 2- Intel Corp. Her appointment signaled to some that Intel, while likely intending to stick with its formula of intense investment to keep it ahead in the microchip technology game, is willing to explore new growth areas.
Stocks finished near session highs Thursday, propelling the S&P 500 to a fresh intraday high, as Wall Street cheered a better-than-expected jobless claims report and after the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate.
Technical analyst Richard Ross is bullish on Intel, but fundamental analyst Enis Taner says it's his favorite stock to sell. (2:14)
*Krzanich has been with Intel since 1982. By Noel Randewich and Sinead Carew SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, May 2- Intel Corp's. The board also elected software honcho Ren e James, 48, to be president of Intel.
Incoming Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and President Renee James teamed up in their bid for the C-suite, a strategy that initially threw the board for a loop.
A focus on mobile technology will separate the haves from the have-nots and the "tipping point" in the space has already happened, said Silicon Valley insider Dan Rosenswieg.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on how Intel's board chose their next chief executive officer and president.
*Brian Krzanich has been with Intel since 1982. May 2- Intel Corp said on Thursday its board had elected Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich as the chipmaker's next chief executive, disappointing investors who were looking for more aggressive change.