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PC sales fall by one-fifth in Western Europe, claims Gartner

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UK desktop and laptop sales down by one-quarter since 2010 - independent vendors hardest hit
07 Aug 2013

Icahn sues Dell and board as buyout race heats up

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Lawsuit seeks block on Michael Dell's proposed rule changes for shareholder voting
02 Aug 2013

Michael Dell's bid for Dell on the brink of collapse after company rejects voting change

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Special committee rejects Michael Dell's call to change voting rules; privatisation of Dell likely to be rejected
01 Aug 2013

Michael Dell: Taking Dell private is 'the right thing to do'

Michael Dell accuses activist shareholder Carl Icahn of 'opportunism'
30 Jul 2013

Michael Dell raises bid for Dell – by ten cents – then postpones vote to decide company's future

Ten cent 'bonus' only stands if non-voting shares are removed from the equation
25 Jul 2013

World gripped by security skills crisis in face of cyber crime epidemic, says Dell SecureWorks CTO

Jon Ramsey, CTO of Dell SecureWorks, tells Computing more skilled professionals are needed to fight epidemic of cyber crime
16 Jul 2013

Dell or Icahn: Which of Dell’s buyout offers makes the most sense for shareholders?

The sooner the uncertainty over the firm's future direction is over, the better
12 Jul 2013

Dell special committee urges Michael Dell to raise $24.4bn buyout offer after Icahn bid turns heads

$3bn Icahn proposal amounts to 66 per cent of debt financing
04 Jul 2013

Icahn secures $5.2bn funding, seeks Dell meeting

Pledge should 'put an end to unwarranted speculation' about lack of funding, says Icahn
02 Jul 2013

Icahn looking for $5.2bn in loans for Dell buyout bid

Billionaire's plan 'unrealistic' because of a $2.9bn shortfall, says Dell
25 Jun 2013

Icahn letter to Dell: buy back stock at $14 a share

Billionaire buys Southeastern stock and makes third proposal, but Dell committee says it is not actionable
19 Jun 2013

Dell's board recommends Dell's bid for Dell

Dell's board recommends bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake ahead of rival offer
05 Jun 2013

Fujitsu, HP, IBM and Oracle hit as server sales slip – Gartner

Oracle sees sales drop by more than one-quarter as IBM, HP and Fujitsu also register sharp sales falls
28 May 2013

Icahn and Southeastern return with another Dell counter-offer

Investor duo suggests current owners keep equity position
10 May 2013

Dell buys cloud management software maker Enstratius

Company counts Amazon, VMware and Rackspace among its customers
07 May 2013

Blackstone Group pulls out of race to buy Dell

Investment group withdraws after poor PC shipment figures and due diligence discussions
19 Apr 2013

Dell SEC filing reveals commercial pressures behind move to go private

Michael Dell could back rival bid if he can remain as CEO
02 Apr 2013

Dell board said to be considering three takeover bids

Michael Dell bid challenged by Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn
25 Mar 2013

Opposition to Dell 'privatisation' grows as investor demands $16bn payout

Carl Icahn demands $15.7bn special payment - or years of litigation
08 Mar 2013

Intel launches own distribution of Apache Hadoop

Chip maker is working with partners including Cisco, Dell and SAP to integrate big data software with new platforms
28 Feb 2013

No Dell MDM support for BB10 until future of BlackBerry becomes clear

BlackBerry needs to demonstrate staying power before K3000 MDM solution supports it, Dell tells Computing
15 Feb 2013

Southeastern rejects 'grossly undervalued' Dell buyout

Dell's biggest external shareholder says $13.65 per share is 'woefully inadequate'
12 Feb 2013

Lenovo president EMEA: Two per cent margin for PCs is successful

The former Acer CEO talks about a possible acquisition of BlackBerry and riding out a tough PC market
08 Feb 2013

Dell Quest software boosts Thomas Cook’s bookings by 30 per cent

Foglight Performance Monitoring tool helps travel firm to retain customers
07 Feb 2013