Clear signal from Dell

2013-12-19 07:20

Dell aims to cross the divide between business and home, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Icahn admits defeat in battle for Dell

2013-09-09 19:45

Carl Icahn has acknowledged defeat in his effort to block a private equity buyout of Dell, but still argued the plan "greatly undervalues" the company.

Icahn sues over Dell buyout bid

2013-08-02 07:29

American investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking changes in timing and terms for shareholder voting on a bid to take computer maker Dell private.

Dell poised for key shareholder vote

2013-07-17 09:06

Dell shareholders are set to vote on a $24.4bn buyout plan which would take Dell private and allow restructuring without the pressures of a publicly traded firm.

Dell considering smart watch technology

2013-07-08 13:39

Dell is actively considering new mobile devices and form factors as interest in traditional computers continues to fall.

Dell profits plunge on PC woes

2013-05-17 09:47

US computer giant Dell says its quarterly profit plunged 79% from a year ago, as a shift away from PCs hammered the company's bottom line.

Biding war for Dell as offers emerge

2013-03-25 16:45

American computer maker Dell has confirmed that it has received two buyout offers, from billionaire Carl Icahn and investment fund Blackstone.

Dell in talks to go private

2013-01-15 08:26

Dell, the world's No. 3 PC maker, is in talks with private equity firms on a potential buyout deal, a source familiar with the matter says.

iPad tops tablets, Samsung 2nd

2012-06-05 09:38

The Apple iPad extended its lead in the global market for tablet computers at the start of 2012 while Amazon's Kindle Fire flamed out, a survey has found.

Dell abandons Android tablet in US

2011-12-06 08:19

Dell says it will halt sales of its Android tablet computer in the US, as rival Amazon's new Kindle Fire has heated up in a market dominated by Apple's iPad.

Intel flaw delays HP, Dell computers

2011-02-03 13:16

Hewlett-Packard Co and Dell Inc are warning that some of their new computers are affected by a technical flaw in an Intel Corp chip.

Dell unveils Android tablet, smartphone

2011-01-07 11:30

US computer giant Dell has announced plans to launch a new touchscreen tablet computer and a smartphone powered by Google's Android software.

Dell working on 'iPad killer'

2010-09-23 11:25

Dell is working on a 18cm tablet that runs Google's Inc's Android operating software, but won't provide details on its launch.


Cat pee smell has laptop owners hissing

2013-10-31 22:46

People who own Dell Latitude 6430u laptops are complaining that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine.

Dell takes company private

2013-09-13 10:54

Dell shareholders have approved a proposal to take the iconic computer company private as it attempts to navigate a fast-changing technology market.

Dell profits take fresh hit amid PC woes

2013-08-16 09:48

Dell says its quarterly profit plunged 72% from a year ago as the struggling computer giant felt the impact of weak PC sales.

Dell postpones vote on go-private plan

2013-07-19 10:43

Dell has postponed a vote on a $24.4bn go-private buyout plan, creating new uncertainty for the former number one computer maker.

PC sales continue to slide, poll shows

2013-07-11 09:57

Worldwide sales of personal computers dropped for a fifth consecutive quarter, the longest decline in the PC market's history, a research firm says.

Dell board backs CEO's buyout offer

2013-05-31 19:05

Dell's board says a takeover bid by the firm's founder and CEO is in the best interest of the slumping PC maker's shareholders and asked them to approve the deal.

Icahn nominates himself for Dell board

2013-05-14 09:21

Carl Icahn is nominating himself and 11 other candidates for spots on the Dell board of directors, a nomination form shows.

Dell deal in shareholders' best interest

2013-02-12 07:57

Dell says its proposed $24.4bn private equity buyout plan is "in the best interests of stockholders," brushing aside criticism that it undervalues the tech giant.

Dell buyout talks advance

2013-01-16 08:12

Talks to take Dell private are at an advanced stage with at least four major banks lined up to provide financing, sources say.

Microsoft tablet tests PC partners

2012-10-17 12:00

With the launch of its Surface tablet computer, Microsoft is becoming a genuine "frenemy" - part friend, part enemy - to its long-time manufacturing partners.

Dell drops Android tablet in US

2011-12-06 09:27

Dell plans to halt sales of its Android tablet computer in the US, as rival Amazon's new Kindle Fire has heated up in a market dominated by Apple's iPad.

HP disappoints, Dell shines

2011-05-18 10:56

Hewlett-Packard has slashed its 2011 earnings forecast as it embarks on a spending spree to revamp a troubled division, while long-time foe Dell delivers another blowout profit.

Dell tablet targets iPad

2011-01-07 14:26

US computer giant Dell has announced plans to launch a new touch screen tablet computer and a smartphone powered by Google's Android software.

Dell acquires cloud computing company

2010-11-03 06:30

US computer giant Dell announced that it has acquired Boomi, a company that provides cloud computing services.

Dell tablet to take on iPad

2010-05-26 10:02

Computer company Dell has said it will begin selling a tablet computer called the "Streak" which is powered by Google's Android operating system.

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