Dell is a Texas-based technology company founded by Michael Dell, and is the third largest PC maker in the world after HP and Lenovo. In early 2013, it announced plans for a leveraged buyout by its founder, in partnership with a group of investors and Microsoft.
The Asia Pacific personal computer market fared better than expected in the three months to September thanks to demand from China and India, says research firm IDC.Tuesday, 21 October, 2014, 8:12pm
A noxious feline odour has some Dell customers hissing.
People who own Dell Latitude 6430u laptops are complaining that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine.
Some of them said on the company’s online customer forums that the odour seems to be coming from the keyboard or palm rest.1 Nov 2013 - 11:24am
Computer maker Dell plans to bolster its lead in the mainland's growing market for enterprise servers, despite efforts by rival Lenovo to expand operations in that niche over the next few years.10 Oct 2013 - 4:00am
Michael Dell clinched shareholders’ approval on Thursday for his USUS$25 billion offer to buy and take Dell private, ending months of bitter conflict with the company’s largest investors and removing the uncertainty shrouding the world’s No. 3 PC maker.13 Sep 2013 - 10:25am
Michael Dell yesterday clinched shareholder approval for his US$25 billion offer to buy and take Dell private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No 3 personal computer maker.13 Sep 2013 - 5:17am
Dell, the PC maker embroiled in a takeover battle between its founding chief executive and activist investor Carl Icahn, on Thursday reported a 72 per cent slide in quarterly earnings as PC sales extended their downward spiral.16 Aug 2013 - 9:41am
Dell plans to release quarterly results on Thursday, publishing the numbers almost a week earlier than anticipated.
The company, which chief executive Michael Dell and partner Silver Lake have proposed buying and taking private for US$25 billion, said in a statement it will announce financial results August 15 after the market closes. They had previously been scheduled for August 20.15 Aug 2013 - 9:01am
Activist investor Carl Icahn has sued Dell and its board, his latest attempt to derail a US$24.4 billion buyout bid by the computer maker’s founder and chief executive Michael Dell.2 Aug 2013 - 10:33am
Some of Dell’s largest investors who have abstained from voting on a US$24.4 billion bid led by founder Michael Dell to take the No. 3 PC-maker private told the company’s board this week that they would back the deal at the buyout group’s latest offer price, three sources close to the matter said.1 Aug 2013 - 12:36pm
Dell founder Michael Dell raised his US$24.4 billion bid by less than 1 per cent just hours before it was to be put to a vote, tacking on a controversial demand to change voting rules to make it easier for him to buy and take the No. 3 personal computer maker private.25 Jul 2013 - 1:30pm
Dell postponed a crucial vote on CEO Michael Dell’s US$24.4 billion buyout offer to July 24, buying time to solicit more proxy votes and drum up more support despite winning over several large swing shareholders at the eleventh hour.19 Jul 2013 - 4:46am
Dell founder Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake would not raise their US$24.4 billion (HK$189.3 billion) bid for the world’s No. 3 PC maker even if a vote on their offer is delayed, two people familiar with the matter said.17 Jul 2013 - 11:59am
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to seek a higher price for his Dell shares in court and urged other investors to do the same, in an effort to block Dell founder Michael Dell’s US$24.4 billion (HK$189.3 billion) buyout offer ahead of a key shareholder meeting.11 Jul 2013 - 12:18pm
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has asked for a meeting with Dell’s special board committee after lining up US$5.2 billion (HK$40.3 billion) in loan commitments to back up his bid for a leveraged recapitalisation of the personal computer maker.2 Jul 2013 - 1:53pm
Dell, one of the top names in personal computers, is planning an aggressive expansion in smaller Chinese cities as the market grows despite a global trend toward smaller devices, Dell's computing products vice-president Kirk Schell said.7 Jun 2013 - 3:46am