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Microsoft & Dell Agree to Cross-License Patents

Microsoft & Dell Agree to Cross-License Patents

By Sean Patterson March 27, 2014

As the traditional computing industry continues to sink under a wave of new mobile technology, traditional computer hardware and software companies are struggling to find a place in the rapidly shifting landscape. This new reality was highlighted this week as …

Sears Black Friday Doorbusters Online Sears Black Friday Doorbusters Online

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Sears, which has been losing money and closing department stores as of late, has posted an ad for Black Friday doorbuster deals. Sears, the multinational department store chain based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, also owns Kmart, which has likewise been …

Michael Dell’s Dell Acquisition Now Complete Michael Dell’s Dell Acquisition Now Complete
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Dell today announced that its acquisition by Dell founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners has officially completed. The transaction, which cost Dell and his partners $24.9 billion, has taken the Dell company private. Michael Dell has stated …

Dell Announces New Windows 8.1, Android Tablets Dell Announces New Windows 8.1, Android Tablets

Last month, Dell shareholders approved a $25 billion buyout of the company by a group of investors led by Dell founder Michael Dell. Dell announced that he would take the company private and refocus its efforts on enterprise solutions and …

Dell taps Emerging Markets as Europe, America shrink Dell taps Emerging Markets as Europe, America shrink

It would be an understatement to say that Michael Dell has been quite busy lately. First, it was the $25 Billion leveraged buyout of the troubled company that bears his name, in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake. During …

Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout
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Dell today announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed buyout of the PC manufacturing company by the company’s founder and CEO, Michael Dell (pictured). The vote was taken today at a special shareholders meeting. The $24.9 billion transaction will …

Carl Icahn Pens Letter Bowing Out of Dell Deal Carl Icahn Pens Letter Bowing Out of Dell Deal

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn penned an open letter on Monday to Dell Inc. shareholders announcing the end of his battle with the company‚Äôs Board of Directors. Some reports indicate Icahn will leave the deal about $11 million richer and …

Dell Announces Deal To Go Private Dell Announces Deal To Go Private

Dell finally announced its privatization deal today. The company is being acquired by founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake. Dell stockholders will receive $13.65 per share in cash in a transaction valued at about $24.4 billion. The transaction …

Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion
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The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that a $23 billion deal to take computer company Dell private is close to complete. The Journal cites “people familiar with the matter,” who state the deal could purchase Dell stock at $13.50 …

Dell Dude Says He's The Cure for Dell's Ailments

Last week, it was announced that former force in PC manufacturing Dell was participating in buyout talks, which have included rumors of Microsoft throwing a few bucks at the deal. Dell clearly isn’t what it used to be. But a …

Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment

Last week it was announced that Dell was participating in buyout talks that could take the company private. Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell were both name-dropped as potential investors in the buyout. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting …

Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks

Dell may be looking to go private, as the company has been participating in buyout talks with Silver Lake Partners, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication, citing a person familiar with the matter, reports that …

Dell Announces Acquisition Of Gale Technologies Dell Announces Acquisition Of Gale Technologies

Dell announced that it has acquired Gale Technologies, a provider of infrastructure automation solutions. With the acquisition, the company has formed the Enterprise Systems & Solutions organization. Dell says it intends to keep Gale Technologies employees, and will continue to …

Dell Officially Acquires Quest Software Dell Officially Acquires Quest Software

Like HP and other PC manufacturers in the post-iPhone tech era, Dell is hedging its bets by investing in software and security services. Today Dell announced its acquisition of Quest Software has been completed. Quest is an IT management software …

Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion
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Today, Dell announced definitive plans to acquire end-to-end IT software provider Quest Software. The deal is all part of Dell’s most recent initiative to grow their enterprise solution portfolio and further distinguish their capabilities from those of their largest competitors. …

Dell Exec Knocks iPad For Being “Shiny” Dell Exec Knocks iPad For Being “Shiny”

By pretty much any standard you prefer, Apple’s iPad has been nothing short of a smash hit. Love it or hate it, the iPad has completely revolutionized the mobile computing market – to the point that it is even hampering …

Dell Seeks to Develop More ARM-Based Solutions Dell Seeks to Develop More ARM-Based Solutions

Today Dell announced that they are starting a new program to enable the ARM-based server ecosystem and integrate more ARM-based application and solutions into their existing product line. The development will be made possible, in part, through a collaboration with …