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2010-08-21 09:15:00

Intel Corp.’s $7.68 billion all-cash acquisition of McAfee Inc. may pressure Symantec Corp., the largest supplier of security software, to create new products and alliances if it is to remain competitive.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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