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Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

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Dell gave us a heads up back at IFA that it was planning on offering its high-end XPS 27 all-in-one with an optional touchscreen. Well, that day has come: the company just announced that it will begin accepting pre-orders today, with the touch-enabled models starting at $1,600. As a...
Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent Sues Apple over QuickTime & iDevices

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Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Multimedia Patent Trust has sued many consumer electronics companies and broadcasters over the years including Microsoft, Dell, LG, TiVo, Canon and yes Apple. In this latest patent infringement filing, Multimedia Patent Trust (MPT) focuses their entire case against Apple on three counts ......
Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent Sues Apple over QuickTime & iDevices
XPS Duo 12: the wacky rotating display makes a comeback, reveals a better Dell along the way

Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

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Committee says activist investor's latest proposal lacks adequate financing and a remedy for the company and its shareholders if his proposal were to fail. [Read more]...
Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

Dell buyout could be impeded by possible Blackstone bid

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Word has it that the asset management firm may be considering outbidding Silver Lake in the buyout that aims to take the PC maker private. [Read more]...
Dell buyout could be impeded by possible Blackstone bid

Dell to buy security vendor Credant

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Dell has made a deal to acquire data-protection vendor Credant Technologies and plans to add the company's technology to its enterprise IT security offerings....
Dell to buy security vendor Credant

17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet

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The first time you boot up your shiny new Windows 8 tablet and witness Microsoft's live tiles in all their constantly shifting, multi-hued glory, it's only natural to want to dive into the Windows Store and try a few apps out for yourself. Just one problem, though: There are...
17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet

For Dell, Consolidation Is Innovation

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Dell just announced a unified system of servers, storage, networking and software that employs technology from several of the companies it has purchased in the last few years. Having so many new products, the company argues, saves it from supporting legacy businesses with its R&D....
For Dell, Consolidation Is Innovation

Dell confirms Blackstone drops takeover bid amid PC slump

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The private equity firm also cites Dell's "rapidly eroding financial profile" as part of its reason to withdraw from the takeover process. [Read more]...
Dell confirms Blackstone drops takeover bid amid PC slump
After finding success with cheap HDMI cables, Monoprice aims for loftier ambitions

Today's Scuttlebot: Dell's Apple Ad, and Analyzing Groupon

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Tuesday's selection includes a look at Groupon's latest moves and possibilities, a collection of apps for simplifying complex data analysis and the choice of GIF as the word of the year....
Today's Scuttlebot: Dell's Apple Ad, and Analyzing Groupon

Dell admits being a PC maker is a dead end in new SEC filing

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Dell admits being a PC maker is a dead end in new SEC filing

Dell in Deal to Cap Icahn's Stake

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Dell struck a deal with Carl Icahn under which the activist investor has agreed not to buy shares that would give him a more than 10% stake in the PC maker as the company's takeover process unfolds....
Dell in Deal to Cap Icahn's Stake

Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

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If you're in the market for a new high-definition desktop monitor, take note: You may be able to pick up a very good Korean-made display for far less money than what you'd spend on, say, an Asus, Dell, HP, or Samsung model. Sure, you'll have to cope with odd product...
Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

Mark Hurd reportedly contacted about running Dell after buyout

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Private-equity group making rival bid for the computer maker has reportedly discussed the CEO's position with the former HP chief. [Read more]...
Mark Hurd reportedly contacted about running Dell after buyout

Want free wireless? Check out T-Mobile's 4G Connect-powered laptops

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Companies such as Dell and HP will be able to sell laptops with free cellular service. There are of course some strings attached. [Read more]...
Want free wireless? Check out T-Mobile's 4G Connect-powered laptops

Dell joins the ranks of systems pre-configured for VDI

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Dell and VMware have partnered to offer a rack-mountable pre-configured system to support VDI environments....
Dell joins the ranks of systems pre-configured for VDI

Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption

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A new string of patent lawsuits targets some of the biggest names in tech over alleged infringement on security patents. [Read more]...
Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption

Apple retains third place in US PC sales, gains 5.4 percent

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Preliminary PC shipment dataproduced by Gartner shows that Apple has held on to the number three position in the US market in the fourth quarter of 2012. Although PC shipments declined in the US by 2.1 percent year over year dropping to 17.5 million units, Apple managed to boost its...
Apple retains third place in US PC sales, gains 5.4 percent

Blackstone withdraws bid to buy Dell, blaming poor sales and a 'rapidly eroding financial profile'

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Blackstone has confirmed today that it is withdrawing its bid to acquire Dell, citing poor PC sales, revised operating income projections and a “rapidly eroding financial profile”. In a formal letter addressed to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors at Dell, the group led by Blackstone said it had discovered...
Blackstone withdraws bid to buy Dell, blaming poor sales and a 'rapidly eroding financial profile'

What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

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Microsoft's first Surface tablet with Windows RT has been released at a price that's substantially higher than competing Android tablets, so Microsoft's hardware partners have decided to ... sell it for more? Both Asus' VivoTab RT and Dell's XPS 10 will be priced equal to or higher than the Surface with...
What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

Dell Held Talks to Go Private

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Dell held talks recently with buyout firms about taking itself private as the computer maker continues to struggle amid declining demand for PCs....
Dell Held Talks to Go Private

Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

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Microsoft’s already complicated relationship with the PC industry just got considerably more so. For most of the 30-year history of Windows, Microsoft made the software and the computer makers built the PCs and that was that. But the world is changing. And quickly. Finally responding to the challenge post by...
Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8

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In addition to trotting out a new Windows 8 Ultrabook and putting its Windows RT tablet up for pre-order, Dell just announced its first multi-touch display along with a wireless trackpad optimized for Win 8. Starting with the 23-inch S2340T, it has 1080p resolution and a 90-degree articulating stand...
Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8
Asus' dual-screen Taichi Windows 8 tablet / laptop hybrid available for pre-order starting at $1299

Dell's final earnings report falls short of Wall Street estimates

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Dell today announced fiscal 2014 first quarter results, with revenue of $14.1 billion, as the company grew revenue from Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software 12 percent year over year to $5.5 billion, or 8 percent growth, excluding the recent acquisition of Quest Software. The company earned $0.21 per share, not...
Dell's final earnings report falls short of Wall Street estimates
Acer's snappy Intel-based Windows 8 tablet: up close and personal (video)

Can a touchscreen fix Windows 8 on the desktop?

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If you followed our coverage of the IFA trade show last week, you’ll know that the most intriguing Windows 8 and Windows RT hardware on display came with a common mantra: available October 26, pricing information to follow. While that was true of just about every one of the not-very-tablety...
Can a touchscreen fix Windows 8 on the desktop?

Slickdeals' best in tech for May 13th: 60-inch Samsung HDTV and 11.6-inch ASUS TAICHI

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this roundup, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around long....
Slickdeals' best in tech for May 13th: 60-inch Samsung HDTV and 11.6-inch ASUS TAICHI

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict
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