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NOTE 6: OTHER FINANCIAL STATEMENT DETAILS
INTEREST AND OTHER, NET
The components of interest and other, net for each period were as follows:
Interest expense in the preceding table is net of $126 million of interest capitalized in the second quarter of 2018 and $239 million in the first six months of 2018 ($69 million in the second quarter of 2017 and $136 million in the first six months of 2017).
In the second quarter of 2018, we completed the divestiture of Wind River Systems, Inc. and recognized a pre-tax gain of $494 million. For the six months ended June 30, 2018, we have settled conversion requests for our 2039 convertible debentures totaling $476 million in principal, resulting in a cumulative loss of $130 million.