Verizon could be Intel's white knight

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has struggled to get its planned over-the-top pay-TV service off the ground. Word recently got out that it had been seeking a partner for the service. Now, courtesy of AllThingsD, it appears Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and Intel are in talks that could lead to the telecom giant taking over the Intel unit responsible for the plans entirely. Citing "people familiar with the talks," AllThingsD reported that Intel might be near a deal that would give Verizon control over its Intel Media unit. Read more

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