All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dell’

Microsoft & Dell Agree to Cross-License Patents

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 two of the giants of 90s computing have now combined forces to stave off patent assaults. Microsoft and Dell this …

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Dell Acquires Analytics Company StatSoft

Dell today announced that it has acquired StatSoft, an analytics solutions company that specialized in predictive analytics software, data mining, and data visualization. According to Dell’s announcement the acquisition will put StatSoft and its experts into Dell’s big data division, increasing the company’s data management and optimization solutions offerings. The terms of the acquisition agreement have not been made public. …

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Dell Announces its Google Chromebox For Meetings

Last week Google announced the Chromebox for meetings, a new device for video conferencing. The concept is aimed at businesses that need a simple solution for their video-conferencing and long-distance meeting needs. To that end, the Chromebox for meetings comes with a camera, a speaker/microphone, a remote, and the PC hardware to run it all. Given the success Google and …

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Dell Layoffs Confirmed; Numbers Smaller than Rumored

Earlier last month, reports leaked stating that Dell was preparing to layoff a massive amount of its workers worldwide. The Register, a British technology website, stated on January 9th that Dell would layoff 20% of its U.S.-based sales members, while also relieving 30% of its sales and marketing staff in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. These numbers would mean …

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Laptop Deals: Top 10 Black Friday Laptop Deals

There are only two more days until the shoppers will be bombarding their local retail stores in search of the year’s best deals. One of the main items on people’s lists this year is laptops. If you are planning on going on the hunt for a new laptop, we have the top 10 best deals for Black Friday. I4U.com has …

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Sears Black Friday Doorbusters Online

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 losing money. During the three months before November 2, Sears saw losses of $534 million, or $5.03 per share. A …

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Michael Dell’s Dell Acquisition Now Complete

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 on previous occasions that the initiative should allow the company to re-focus with a longer-term strategy related to its enterprise …

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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 services. That doesn’t mean, however, that the company has fully given up on the hardware business. Dell this week announced …

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Dell Focuses On Asia and Africa as Europe, America Decline

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 the marathon buyout process Michael asserted that “This is a great outcome for our customers and our company…In taking Dell …

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Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout

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 see Michael Dell take control of the company along with investment firm Silver Lake Partners. The buyout was first proposed …

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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’s Board of Directors. Some reports indicate Icahn will leave the deal about $11 million richer and will refocus efforts on Apple. In the letter, Icahn accused Michael Dell—who can now regain control of the company—and Silver …

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Dell Finally Announces $24.4 Billion 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 represents a premium of 25% over Dell’s closing share price of $10.88 on Jan. 11, 2013, the last trading day …

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