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Dell CEO said to mull Blackstone buyout only with CEO assurance

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It's unclear if Silver Lake, Blackstone, or Carl Icahn will buyout the PC-maker, but Michael Dell is reportedly saying he'll only support Blackstone if he remains the company's CEO. [Read more]...
Dell CEO said to mull Blackstone buyout only with CEO assurance

The 9 Outrageous Ways Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Just Ripped Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Apart (GOOG)

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Venture capitalist Peter Thiel and Google chairman Eric Schmidt hit the stage Tuesday night at Fortune's Brainstorm conference in Aspen to engage in a good old-fashioned insult-swaping smackdown. The tech-elite attendees--Michael Dell was sitting front and center, for example--ate it up. Thiel and Schmidt are on opposite sides of the...
The 9 Outrageous Ways Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Just Ripped Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Apart (GOOG)
Dell Continues Quest For Software Domination

Michael Dell with @peterwhitehead about technoogy's power in business, people's lives. Social media at 6:50 minute mark http://bit.ly/9wGzHH

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Michael Dell with @peterwhitehead about technoogy's power in business, people's lives. Social media at 6:50 minute mark http://bit.ly/9wGzHH

Dell to be bought back by founder

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Michael Dell is buying back the personal computer manufacturer he founded and that carries his name for $24.4bn (£15.5bn)....
Dell to be bought back by founder

Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)

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By nearly every account, Microsoft's Windows RT operating system is, so far, somewhere between a disappointment and a bomb. Now Dell execs have publicly said that sales of the Dell RT tablet, the XPS 10, have been weak. "Demand is not where I would like it to be at this...
Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)
Michael Dell: My PC Company Is ‘Not Really a PC Company’

Dell first quarter profits down a whopping 79 percent

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Dell released its financial report yesterday for the first quarter of the company's 2014 fiscal year, and the overall numbers are positively dismal: a 79 percent drop in net income from the same quarter in FY13. In the first quarter last year, Dell reported an overall net income (GAAP) of...
Dell first quarter profits down a whopping 79 percent

Dell asks for more information on Icahn bid

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The company has requested several things from Icahn to determine if his offer is truly superior to the one presented by Silver Lake and Michael Dell. [Read more]...
Dell asks for more information on Icahn bid

Blackstone reportedly withdraws $25B takeover bid for Dell

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Private-equity firm launched a bid last month to rival Michael Dell's effort to take private the company he founded. [Read more]...
Blackstone reportedly withdraws $25B takeover bid for Dell

THE ULTIMATE HUMILIATION: Mark Zuckerberg Is Worth Less Than Michael Dell (DELL, FB)

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Thanks to Facebook's bungled IPO, Mark Zuckerberg's net worth tanked this year. According to Forbes, Zuckerberg is now worth $9.4 billion, down from $17.5 billion last year. Last year Zuckerberg was the fourth richest person in tech, and this year he's down to ninth. As we were assembling this year's...
THE ULTIMATE HUMILIATION: Mark Zuckerberg Is Worth Less Than Michael Dell (DELL, FB)

Dell Considers Going Private, Again

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Shares of computer and IT company Dell are soaring and were briefly halted on word of a report by Bloomberg News that the company is in talks to go private. Bloomberg’s chatty banker sources say that Del is in talks to do a deal with at least two private equity...
Dell Considers Going Private, Again

Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

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PC-maker's founder and chief executive Michael Dell wants to take company private in order to focus on providing IT servicesThe computer-maker Dell could be taken private in a $22bn (£14bn) deal this week as the mounting crisis in the PC market forces one of the world's largest technology companies to...
Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

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Banks advising bidders on debt to fund highly leveraged buyout of computer maker said to be 'licking their chops' over paydayThe $24.4bn (£16bn) takeover battle for Dell is set to hand Wall Street firms their biggest advisory payday in at least three years by generating $400m in fee income for...
Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

The vultures are out as Carl Icahn buys about 6% of Dell

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Remember what Michael Dell said in 1997 when Steve Jobs returned to save Apple? Asked about his advice for Jobs, Dell said: “What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders.” Time wounds all heels, I guess, and Michael Dell might just be finding...
The vultures are out as Carl Icahn buys about 6% of Dell

Michael Dell on the very backbone and infrastructure of the Internet evolving and more...with Mini5, Miami Herald: http://bit.ly/9tGBrv

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Michael Dell on the very backbone and infrastructure of the Internet evolving and more...with Mini5, Miami Herald: http://bit.ly/9tGBrv

Dell buyout just got (much) more complicated

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If Michael Dell and his cohorts at Silverlake Partners thought their $24 billion buyout plan for Dell announced a month ago would be a slam dunk, they have another think coming. Several other interested parties have surfaced, including billionaire Carl Icahn, and when Icahn gets involved things definitely get more complicated....
Dell buyout just got (much) more complicated

Engadget Eurocast 021 - 04.04.13

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An American has invaded the Eurocast! Okay, not really... We asked our amazing NYC-based editor, Joseph Volpe, to grace us with his lovely voice. Topics for this edition include the likely-to-be announced HTC & Facebook phone, Michael Dell's restructuring memo, OUYA (OH, YEAH) and our -- slightly NSFW --...
Engadget Eurocast 021 - 04.04.13

Surface not more than 2 percent of market, says Michael Dell

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Dell executives expect sales of Microsoft's upcoming Surface tablet to be "relatively small." [Read more]...
Surface not more than 2 percent of market, says Michael Dell

Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

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Last month Michael Dell let the world know that Dell is "not really a PC company." Today, Dell announced that it has reached an agreement with Wyse that extends Dell's portfolio of products and services even further beyond the traditional PC market....
Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven

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In the wake of speculation that Dell is marshaling its resources to buy back stock and become a private company once again, there are new rumors that Microsoft might be involved. There are reports that Microsoft is considering investing up to $3 billion for a stake in the private...
Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven

With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

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Of all the complex aspects of the $23 billion leveraged buyout that is set to take PC maker Dell private — which sources said is likely to be announced sometime early today — one of the more interesting parts of the mega-deal is the evolving relationship between software giant...
With Dell Buyout Poised to Be Announced Today, the Bromance Between Microsoft and Silver Lake Gets Serious

This week at Microsoft: Billions, fines, and Windows 8′s market share

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It’s Friday yet again my friends, which means we have the time afforded to ourselves to take a peek back at the last seven days of Microsoft news. TNW has more Microsoft content coming over the weekend, so keep your eyes peeled. This week had two themes for the company:...
This week at Microsoft: Billions, fines, and Windows 8′s market share

Dell and Virgin Media in $20bn deals

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Computer maker announces it will be sold to consortium led by founder Michael Dell as similar price tag placed on pay TV firmPlans for two debt-backed mega-deals, reminiscent of the pre-financial crisis buyout frenzy, were unveiled yesterday when computer-maker Dell and cable TV group Virgin Media confirmed they are both...
Dell and Virgin Media in $20bn deals

Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

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Today Dell announced that its board member James Breyer has declined to “stand for reelection.” He’s out, in other words. The news isn’t particularly surprising, as Dell is enduring external pressure and internal turmoil as its business contracts and its founder attempts to take it private. Michael Dell, along with Silverlake...
Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

PE Firm Lines Up $15 Billion To Take Dell Private

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Silver Lake Management LLC and partners are close to lining up about $15 billion in funds for a buyout of Dell Inc., the third-biggest maker of personal computers, said people familiar with the matter. Lenders including Credit Suisse Group AG, Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays Plc and Bank of America...
PE Firm Lines Up $15 Billion To Take Dell Private

Pressure Increases On Michael Dell As Carl Icahn Mulls Tie-Up With Blackstone In Bid For PC Company

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Carl Icahn has said he is open to a partnership with Blackstone Group in a move that could make it easier for the rival investors to overtake Michael Dell’s $24.4 billion buyout bid for the company he founded, reports Reuters. This means Michael Dell could also potentially lose control of...
Pressure Increases On Michael Dell As Carl Icahn Mulls Tie-Up With Blackstone In Bid For PC Company
Dell snaps up Enstratius to build cloud momentum

Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

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Michael Dell wants to change the perception of the Dell brand to extend beyond the PC market, and the acquisition of Wyse grows Dell's portfolio to do just that....
Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

Dell Sheds $2 Billion in Retreat From PC Business

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Less than a decade has passed since Dell was the gold standard in PC sales. Eschewing retail stores in favor of a website where shoppers could customize their own laptops, Dell offered low-cost, well-designed computers and built a supply chain that was the envy of the industry. Today the company...
Dell Sheds $2 Billion in Retreat From PC Business
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