Michael Dell on taking Dell private and moving beyond PCs

Mar 11, 2013
Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of computer and computer services giant Dell shares his thoughts on the future of PCs and how Dell fits into an age of mobile and cloud computing.
Posted In: Dell, Tech, computer, PCs

Merger enthusiasts take note: A lot of mergers end badly

Feb 18, 2013
Multibillion-dollar deals involving Dell, American Airlines and Heinz may portend another boom in giant mergers and buyouts. But historians warn most mergers go bust.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, American Airlines, Dell, Warren Buffett

Dude, Dell's going private

Feb 5, 2013
Computer maker Dell plans to de-list from the stock market in a $24 billion private equity buyout. It's the biggest such deal in five years.
Posted In: PC, Dell

Dell reaches $24.4 billion deal to go private

Feb 5, 2013
Founder Michael Dell, equity firm Silver Lake Partners, and Microsoft are taking the Texas-based company off the market in an effort to make the company more agile, and hopefully, more profitable.
Posted In: Dell, Microsoft

Why Microsoft wants a piece of Dell

Feb 4, 2013
As Dell explores going private, Microsoft is an interested investor. It needs computer companies that focus on Windows-powered machines.
Posted In: Microsoft, Dell, Tech, windows

PODCAST: Microsoft meet Dell, stashing foreign cash, and Florida's No. 2 tourist spot

Jan 23, 2013
Microsoft could chip in as much as $3 billion to the buyout of computer maker Dell, why U.S. firms are stashing foreign cash in American banks, and the second-most popular tourist destination in Florida is not what you think.
Posted In: McRib, Microsoft, Dell

Microsoft may invest in Dell buyout

Jan 23, 2013
Microsoft is reportedly considering investing billions of dollar in Dell, as part of a deal to take the company private.
Posted In: Dell, Microsoft

Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google

Jan 23, 2013
Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.
Posted In: Google, Dell, Microsoft, aerospace

Dell to go private?

Jan 15, 2013
There are multiple news reports Dell, once the biggest PC-maker on the planet, could be taken private in a buyout that might allow it to retool and reemerge a leaner, stronger company.
Posted In: Dell, PCs, computer

Dell to report earnings, plan for the future

Aug 21, 2012
After the market closes, the computer company Dell reports its second-quarter numbers. Haven't thought about Dell in a while? Perhaps your boss has.
Posted In: Dell