It’s a whopping day for news about Intel, Motorola and HP:
— Intel is going to settle its legal differences with A.M.D for $1.25 billion.
— There are significant rumors that Motorola wants to split into three companies to pay down debt.
— It’s been announced that Hewlet-Packard will acquire network equipment maker 3-Com for $2.7 billion. HP thinks the move will help it compete against Cisco and with customers in China.