Latest: June 3, 2018 - Github acquired by Microsoft ( $7.5Bn)Definitive list of tech acquisitions

Intel designs and manufactures technologies and relevant products. Its segments include New Technology Group, Intel Security Group, Data Center Group, Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Internet of Things Group, and Client Computing Group. The company delivers communications, networking and computer platforms to customers. It is also known to manufacture automotive and industrial equipment. Intel further provides platforms for integration of technologies and components like a chipset, microprocessor, and SoC.

Intel was founded in 1968 by Gordon Earle Moore and Robert Norton Noyce. The headquarters are located in Santa Clara, CA. Intel currently has 106,000 employees and has a total yearly revenue of $59.38 billion. The current CEO of Intel is Brian M. Krzanich. Intel’s largest shareholder is Andy D. Bryant, who is Intel’s chairman of the board.

Intel has so far acquired a total of 90 companies. The biggest acquisition made was of Altera. The company bought it for a whopping $16.75 billion in the year 2015. Altera specialized in making field programmable gate arrays, which are basically smart chips that can be configured. After that, Intel’s biggest acquisition was Mobileye in 2017. The deal was closed at $15.3 billion. Mobileye helped Intel make its automobile systems efficient and better. McAfee was another, one of the greatest, Intel acquisitions. It was acquired at $7.68 billion. Intel’s purpose behind this acquisition was to make its online computing safe and secure.

Infineon Technologies is known as the fourth biggest Intel acquisition. It was bought for $1.4 billion, eleven days after the purchase of McAfee. Infineon was making chips for mobile phones in 2010. So, there wasn’t any better time to acquire it. Giga was the fifth largest of the many Intel acquisitions. It was bought in the year 2000 for $1.25 Billion. This acquisition helped Intel improvise its internet systems.

You can find all Intel acquisitions below:

Mobileye

Mobileye

Acquired by Intel
on March 13, 2017
Automotive
$15.3bn

VOKE

Acquired by Intel
on November 3, 2016
Virtual Reality
Undisclosed

MAVinci GmbH

Acquired by Intel
on November 1, 2016
Drones
Undisclosed

Soft Machines

Acquired by Intel
on September 9, 2016
Semiconductor
$250m

Movidius

Acquired by Intel
on September 6, 2016
Semiconductor
$400m

Nervana

Acquired by Intel
on August 9, 2016
Artificial Intelligence
$350m

Itseez

Acquired by Intel
on May 26, 2016
Artificial Intelligence
Undisclosed

YOGITECH

Acquired by Intel
on April 5, 2016
Semiconductor
Undisclosed

Docea Power

Acquired by Intel
on August 14, 2015
Software
Undisclosed

Altera

Acquired by Intel
on June 1, 2015
Semiconductor
$16.7bn

Lantiq

Acquired by Intel
on February 2, 2015
Wireless
Undisclosed

PasswordBox

Acquired by Intel
on December 1, 2014
Security
Undisclosed

LSI – Axxia

Acquired by Intel
on August 13, 2014
Semiconductor
$650m

Appmobi

Acquired by Intel
on January 28, 2014
Security
Undisclosed

Hacker League

Acquired by Intel
on November 20, 2013
Software
Undisclosed

Kno

Acquired by Intel
on November 8, 2013
Education
Undisclosed

Indisys

Acquired by Intel
on September 13, 2013
Machine Learning
$26m

Aepona

Acquired by Intel
on April 28, 2013
IoT
Undisclosed

Mashery

Acquired by Intel
on April 17, 2013
Analytics
Undisclosed

ZiiLabs

Acquired by Intel
on November 20, 2012
Semiconductor
$50m

Whamcloud

Acquired by Intel
on July 13, 2012
Open Source
Undisclosed

IDesia

Acquired by Intel
on July 2, 2012
IT
Undisclosed

Olaworks

Acquired by Intel
on April 17, 2012
Facial Recognition
$31m

Telmap

Acquired by Intel
on September 29, 2011
Telecommunications
Undisclosed

CoFluent Design

Acquired by Intel
on September 13, 2011
Simulation
Undisclosed

SiPort

Acquired by Intel
on May 25, 2011
Broadcasting
Undisclosed

Nordic Edge

Acquired by Intel
on April 14, 2011
Security
Undisclosed

Silicon Hive

Acquired by Intel
on March 17, 2011
Mobile
Undisclosed

SySDSoft

Acquired by Intel
on March 14, 2011
Software
Undisclosed

CognoVision

Acquired by Intel
on November 15, 2010
Advertising
$25m
McAfee

McAfee

Acquired by Intel
on August 19, 2010
Internet Security
$7.6bn

RapidMind

Acquired by Intel
on August 19, 2009
IT
Undisclosed

Cilk Arts

Acquired by Intel
on July 1, 2009
Software
Undisclosed

Wind River

Acquired by Intel
on June 4, 2009
Software
$884m

NetEffect

Acquired by Intel
on October 15, 2008
Semiconductor
$8m

Opened Hand

Acquired by Intel
on August 28, 2008
Software
Undisclosed

Havok

Acquired by Intel
on September 14, 2007
PC Games
Undisclosed

Sarvega

Acquired by Intel
on August 17, 2005
Security
Undisclosed

Envara

Acquired by Intel
on March 25, 2004
Semiconductor
$40m

Mobilian Corp

Acquired by Intel
on November 13, 2003
Wireless
Undisclosed

Acirro

Acquired by Intel
on August 29, 2003
Software
Undisclosed

Scale Eight

Acquired by Intel
on June 1, 2003
E-Commerce
Undisclosed

Cognet

Acquired by Intel
on April 24, 2001
IT
Undisclosed

LightLogic

Acquired by Intel
on April 24, 2001
Telecommunications
Undisclosed

CAD-UL

Acquired by Intel
on March 12, 2001
Software
Undisclosed

VxTel

Acquired by Intel
on February 26, 2001
Cloud Computing
$550m

Xircom

Acquired by Intel
on January 15, 2001
Web Hosting
$748m

Ziatech

Acquired by Intel
on August 15, 2000
Telecommunications
$240m

DataKinetics

Acquired by Intel
on August 11, 2000
Data
Undisclosed

GIGA

Acquired by Intel
on March 15, 2000
Networking
$1.25bn

iPivot

Acquired by Intel
on October 5, 1999
E-Commerce
$500m

XLNT

Acquired by Intel
on September 27, 1999
Hardware
Undisclosed

NetBoost

Acquired by Intel
on September 1, 1999
Software
Undisclosed

iCat

Acquired by Intel
on December 3, 1998
Insurance
Undisclosed

Corollary

Acquired by Intel
on September 30, 1997
Networking
Undisclosed

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