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Intel to Acquire Wind River Systems for Approximately $884 Million

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Intel Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wind River Systems Inc, under which Intel will acquire all outstanding Wind River common stock for $11.50 per share in cash, or approximately $884 million in the aggregate. Wind River is a leading software vendor in embedded devices, and will become part of Intel's strategy to grow its processor and software presence outside the traditional PC and server market segments into embedded systems and mobile handheld devices. Wind River will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel and continue with its current business model of supplying leading-edge products and services to its customers worldwide.


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Nobody here seems to know this is very big news in the embedded world.
 

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Nobody here seems to know this is very big news in the embedded world.
As much as I hate to see giants grow, I can't remember ever hearing of "Wind River" before...
 
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As much as I hate to see giants grow, I can't remember ever hearing of "Wind River" before...
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