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It's crunch time in the networking and communications chip biz, with Broadcom whipping out $3.7bn to acquire chip maker NetLogic Microsystems to fill a hole in its line. The deal comes on the heels of Intel's acquisition of Ethernet ASIC maker Fulcrum Microsystems back in July, and presages what will likely be more …


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  1. Tom Maddox Silver badge

    Now you've done it.

    "This is precisely why giving US corporations a tax holiday does not create jobs. In fact, you could make a fair argument that it will destroy a bunch."

    This should earn you some opprobrium from the Nutsack--er, Teabagger brigade on El Reg. Hope you're wearing your asbestos underwear!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    " embiggen "

    WTF is wrong with enlarge

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      It has a judge dread feel to it.

  3. Captain Scarlet Silver badge


    Remembers the Dilbert cartoon where Wally uses the word as a weapon.

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