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February 5, 2013 at 10:03 AM

Dell goes private, how about Microsoft next?

With Dell going private, perhaps it’s time to revisit whether Microsoft should do the same. Two years ago I reported that Microsoft had looked into the possibility, with its treasury department analyzing the possibility. To me it makes sense because Microsoft cannot win back Wall Street, despite steadily growing sales and profit through the recession,…

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Comments | Topics: Billionaire techies, Bing, Dell

April 11, 2012 at 1:23 PM

PC sales beat expectations – up 2 percent

PC sales grew just 1.9 percent during the first quarter of 2012, according to a new report from Gartner. The research giant had predicted sales would decline 1.2 percent during the quarter. It said sales in Europe and the Middle East were better than expected, offsetting slowdowns in India and China. “While the PC industry has high…

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Comments | Topics: apple, Dell, gartner

December 1, 2010 at 10:05 AM

Dell Venue Pro out, Windows Phone 7 on T-Mobile

It’s funny timing with today’s Verizon LTE announcement, but Dell today is finally launching the Venue Pro, its first Windows Phone 7 device. The BlackBerryish device has a hard-button keyboard that hides behind a 4.1-inch AMOLED touchscreen that slides up vertically. The groaner release quote from Michael Tatelman, general manager of Dell consumer sales and…

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Comments | Topics: Dell, Microsoft, Phones

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