Debate moderator Bob Schieffer talks to the audience before the start of the final U.S. presidential debate between Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in Boca Raton, Florida, October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION)   - RTR39G5V
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T-Venture exits Lantiq

T-Venture, the venture capital company at Deutsche Telekom, has sold its stake in Lantiq. Financial terms were not announced. In February, Intel said it agreed to buy Lantiq, Reuters News reported. Munich-based Lantiq is a chip manufacturer.

Cloud security automation company HyTrust picks up $33 mln

Mountain View, California-based cloud security automation company HyTrust Inc has raised $33 million in funding. Accelerate-IT Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Vanedge Capital, Epic Ventures, Granite Ventures, Trident Capital, Cisco, Fortinet, Intel Corp and VMware. In addition to the funding, HyTrust has added Brian Nugent, a general partner at AITV, to its board of directors while AITV co-founder and General Partner Bill Malloy III, and Moe Kermani, a partner at Vanedge Capital, have been named as board observers.

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Intel makes minority investment in Vuzix

Intel said it has made a minority investment in public held smart glass maker Vuzix Corp., according to a press release. The chipmaker said it invested $24.8 million for 49,626 shares of the company’s Series A Preferred Stock, which are convertible into 4,962,600 shares of common stock at $5.00 per share. The Series A Preferred Stock represents about 30 percent of outstanding shares.

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First Read woke up to snow this morning. Sigh. To start your snowy day, we have Motorola Solutions selling part of its business for $3.45 bln, President Obama’s justification of NSA exploiting software vulnerabilities and how CVC has generated a 751.3% return on Formula One auto racing.

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