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Broadcom buys optical chipmaker for US$1.2 billion

Integrated circuit maker Broadcom Corp. continued a buying spree and announced Monday that it will pay approximately US$1.2 billion in stock to acquire optical communications chip maker, NewPort Communications Inc. (08/14/00)

Intel buys circuit-board maker for US$240 Million

Intel Corp. will purchase circuit-board maker Ziatech Corp. for US$240 million in cash – an acquisition made to improve Intel’s presence in the telecommunications equipment market, the company announced Monday. (08/14/00)