Browsing: Michael Dell

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Dell sales climb amid plan to list again

Dell Technologies, the world’s largest closely held technology company, reported growing sales and raised its outlook for the year in the midst of its $21.7-billion plan to return to public markets.

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Dell wants greater control of VMware

Dell Technologies will buy out its tracking stock to give it greater control over VMware, a person familiar with the matter said. While VMware will remain independent for now, the move could make

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Why Dell might be headed back to the stock market

When Michael Dell led a group taking his company private four years ago, he extolled the virtues of shading the company from the scrutiny of the public markets. Now he’s considering taking the computer maker public again. What’s changed

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Dell completes biggest-ever IT acquisition

Dell Technologies wrapped up the acquisition of EMC in the largest technology deal in history, positioning the company to use its size to invest in new areas and fend off competition from the cloud and other rivals. The combination creates a

James Francis
Wonder and worry in Las Vegas

As one of the many perks of the oh-so-hard life of a technology journalist, I was flown to Las Vegas as a guest of EMC for its annual EMC World event earlier this month. Like all such events, this was a chance for the company to trumpet its

James Francis
Big gear change as Ford invests in Pivotal

Just a few days ago, a sliver of news slipped out that went mostly unnoticed, except for a mention here and there. Ford announced an investment in Pivotal, a big data and cloud-based software platform company to further enhance its

Alistair Fairweather
Dell’s $67bn EMC bet has big risks

Dell is about to spend US$67bn buying a company that many people have never even heard of — EMC. It’s the largest acquisition of a technology company in history. To put it bluntly, Dell is gambling its entire future on this one deal. Dell wants EMC mainly because of one of its VMware

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Dell to buy EMC for $67bn

Dell has offered US$67bn to buy EMC in the biggest acquisition in the history of the IT industry. The deal will create a “premier end-to-end technology company”, Dell said in a statement. Under the

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The world’s richest tech billionaires

Unsurprisingly, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison top the list of the richest people in technology, but did you know that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is in third place after a recent surge in the value of the online retailer’s