Belkin’s Acquisition Of Linksys Is Now Complete

Belkin’s Acquisition Of Linksys Is Now Complete

By Chris Crum March 15, 2013

In January, Cisco announced that Belkin would acquire its Home Networking Business Unit and its leading brand, Linksys. Today, Belkin announced that the Linksys acquisition is complete. Belkin now possesses Linksys routers and other Smart Wi-Fi products. They will be …

Cool New Features in Skype Beta

Skype launched a new beta (version today of its software for Windows that has some pretty neat new features.

Easy Skype phone

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Cisco Acquisition Not Expected to Change Linksys Marketing

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