News of Note—Samsung’s top U.S. executive departs; Intel bids up to $6B for Mellanox

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Tim Baxter, president and CEO at Samsung Electronics America, announced he will be retiring from the company on June 1. LinkedIn post

> Intel extended an offer up to $6 billion in cash and stock for Israel-based chipmaker Mellanox. Calcalist article

> MIRIS, a real estate and technology firm based in Norway, announced plans to deploy Nokia’s AirFrame Open Edge data center technology to power smart city services in commercial and residential areas. Release

> Metaswitch announced MaX UC, a mobile unified communications that will shift the user interface to the native dialer and integrate video meetings, messaging and CRM. Release