Intel snaps up Infineon's Wireless business

Intel has acquired Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business for a cool $1.4 billion. The unit - which is expected to operate as a "standalone" entity - will allow Intel to significantly accelerate its embedded and mobile road maps.

Why Intel bought McAfee for $7.68 billion

Intel sold its anti-virus software division to Symantec in 1998. 12 years later the chip giant acquired McAfee for a whopping $7.68 billion. Why?

SanDisk touts "postage stamp" SSDs

SanDisk has debuted a new category of embedded solid state drives (SSDs) that are smaller than a postage stamp.

Embedded malware hidden in image files

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) has positively identified a malicious script embedded in image files.

Malware embedded on Dell motherboards

A number of Dell motherboards may have been infected with malware code injected into embedded server management firmware.