News Burst: Intel expands networking arsenal

Microprocessor giant Intel yesterday announced an agreement to purchase network processor maker Softcom Microsystems, a move that increases Intel's push into the communications processor space and signals a likely consolidation in a burgeoning sector of the semiconductor market. Full story soon.

Microprocessor giant Intel yesterday announced an agreement to purchase network processor maker Softcom Microsystems, a move that increases Intel's push into the communications processor space and signals a likely consolidation in a burgeoning sector of the semiconductor market. Full story soon.