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  • Dell, BlackBerry downplay threat from Apple-IBM alliance 3 days ago

    Toronto: IBM Corp's recent move to partner with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with corporate applications has excited investors in both companies, but two rivals say they are unperturbed for now. Top executives at Dell and BlackBerry Ltd scoffed at the threat posed by the alliance this week,...
  • Dell India regains top spot in domestic PC market May 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Dell India has attained the top position in the domestic PC market with a 23.1 per cent market share across segments in the first quarter of the current calendar year. "Our leadership and sustained growth has been possible with support from our partner and distributor networks and our rapidly...
  • Windows now has more reasons to be afraid of the Chromebook May 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Another wave of laptop computers running on Google's Chrome operating system will be hitting stores this summer in the latest challenge to Microsoft's dominant Windows franchise. The latest line of Chromebooks unveiled Tuesday run on a new generation of faster Intel microprocessors that don't devour as much battery power....
  • Chromebox for meetings: Google unveils corporate videoconferencing product February 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Google unveiled a videoconferencing system for businesses on Thursday, the Internet search company's latest effort generate revenue from corporate customers. Google said it was partnering with Asus, Hewlett-Packard and Dell to offer a specialised version of its Chromebox PC that comes with videoconferencing gear, including a video camera and...
  • Fujitsu looking to buy IBM's server business: Report January 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Japan's Fujitsu Ltd is considering buying International Business Machines Corp's low-end server business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Fujitsu and IBM could not be reached for comment. Recent reports have identified Lenovo Group Ltd and Dell Inc as potential buyers of the x86...
  • Dell launches Android, Windows 8 tablets; priced between Rs 10,999 and Rs 26,499 January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Four months after going private, PC maker Dell announced its first major launch with the introduction of 'Venue' line up of Android and Windows-based devices in India, one of its top 10 markets globally. In September last year, founder of the US-based computer maker Michael Dell had announced...
  • Dell Latitude 6430u owners complain their laptops smell of cat urine November 1, 2013

    New York: A noxious feline odour has some Dell customers caterwauling. 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...
  • Dell Venue 7, Venue 8 Android tablets launched at $150 onwards October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Introducing a new series of tablets, Dell has launched two new Android tablets - Venue 7 and Venue 8. Both tablets are powered by Intel Atom Z2760 (Clover Trail) processors. The tablets run Android 4.2.2 (upgradeable to KitKat) and will come in both WiFi-only and 4G variants. As their...
  • Dell to focus on expanding sales capacity, emerging markets September 15, 2013

    New York: Dell Inc Chief Executive Michael Dell said in an interview with CNBC on Friday the focus of the company, which he is taking private, will include expanding sales capacity and growing in emerging markets and tablets. Dell, who won a battle with activist Carl Icahn to win control of...
  • Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout September 12, 2013

    Austin, Texas: Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No. 3 PC maker. Shareholders cast their votes at a special meeting on Thursday...
  • Intel Haswell battery battle: Apple MacBook Air vs Dell XPS 12 vs Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs Acer Aspire S7 August 23, 2013

    New York: Just in time for the back-to-school season in the US, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves. What these laptops have in common are microprocessors that belong to a new family of Intel chips called Haswell. The chips consume less power than previous generations and promise...
  • Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell: Sources August 16, 2013

    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the US government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012, almost a year earlier than previously reported, according to US officials and other sources familiar with the matter. Snowden, who was granted a year's asylum by...
  • Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell, say sources August 16, 2013

    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the US government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012, almost a year earlier than previously reported, according to US officials and other sources familiar with the matter. Snowden, who was granted a year's asylum by...
  • US surveillance programme had one server located near New Delhi: Report August 2, 2013

    A controversial US surveillance programme that sweeps Internet usage data had 700 snooping servers installed at 150 locations around the world, including one in India, according to a report. The XKeyscore programme, run by the National Security Agency (NSA), allowed analysts to search through vast databases containing e-mails, online chats and...
  • Dell asked to pay Rs 42,200 for defective laptop June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Computer manufacturer Dell India Pvt Ltd has been directed by a consumer forum to pay a customer Rs 42,200 as refund of the cost of a laptop which stopped working within two years of its purchase. The East District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held the company liable to pay...
  • Dell board recommends Michael Dell buyout offer June 1, 2013

    Round Rock: The Dell board is standing behind a buyout offer from the company's CEO and founder, and it has asked shareholders of the slumping PC maker to approve the deal in a July 18 vote. The company's announcement Friday is the latest volley in a battle with prominent shareholders over...
  • Dell launches New TVC - 'I can do Kuchh Bhi' April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Dell launches new campaign for its Inspiron series of NoteBooks, all set to go on air from 26th April 2013. Inspiron is one of the key brands in Dell India's consumer products portfolio and it is targeted primarily at the youth. Being one of the most dynamic consumer...
  • Dell Inspiron 15z ultrabook launched for Rs 41,990 February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Dell has announced a new addition to the line of Inspiron series - the Inspiron 15z ultrabook. It includes a built-in optical drive, Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Response Technology along with 3rd Gen Intel Core CPUs. It is available at a starting price of Rs...
  • Dell to go private in $24.4 billion deal February 5, 2013

    San Francisco: Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for such risky maneuvers. The complex agreement announced on Tuesday will allow Dell Inc's management, including...
  • Dell closer to buyout as price talks narrow February 5, 2013

    New York: Dell Inc moved closer to a nearly $24 billion buyout deal, with price negotiations narrowing to $13.50 to $13.75 a share in what would be the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis. Talks between Dell, the world's No. 3 computer maker, and a consortium led by its founder...
  • Dell closer to buyout as price talks narrow: Source February 5, 2013

    New York: Dell Inc moved closer to a nearly $24 billion buyout deal, with price negotiations narrowing to $13.50 to $13.75 a share in what would be the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis. Talks between Dell, the world's No 3 computer maker, and a consortium led by its founder...
  • Dell nears buyout that could top $24 billion: Sources February 3, 2013

    New York: Dell Inc is edging closer to an agreement to sell itself to a buyout consortium led by Michael Dell, its founder and chief executive, and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners in a deal that could top $24 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The buyout...
  • Dell buyout talks advance, Silver Lake lines up banks January 16, 2013

    New York: Talks to take Dell Inc private are at an advanced stage with at least four major banks lined up to provide financing, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, propelling shares of the No. 3 computer maker 7 percent higher. Buyout firm Silver Lake Partners, which is...
  • Dell likely to go private, shares soar January 15, 2013

    Texas: Dell's stock soared 13 per cent Monday on a report that the struggling personal computer maker is in talks to take the company private. Citing unidentified people familiar with the situation, Bloomberg News said Dell has discussed a potential sale with at least two firms that specialise in buying companies...
  • Dell's shares surge on report it's in talks to go private January 15, 2013

    San Francisco: Shares of Dell Inc soared 13 per cent to a near eight-month high on Monday after Bloomberg reported the world's No 3 PC maker is in talks with at least two private equity firms about going private. The discussions between the PC maker, which has steadily ceded market share...
  • Dell offers special discount on the XPS 12 ultrabook December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: To celebrate the 'once in a century' date 12/12/12, Dell India is offering a 12 per cent discount on the XPS 12 Convertible ultrabook. This special offer is available on the Dell XPS 12 only on Wednesday. The XPS 12 Convertible with its innovative flip hinge, design switches user...
  • Windows 8-based Dell XPS 12, XPS One 27, Inspiron One 23 up for pre-order October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft is all set to release its latest operating system, Windows 8 by the end of this month. According to PCMag, Dell has now started taking pre-orders for its Windows 8-based devices. The Dell XPS 12 was first showcased by the company during this year's IFA event. Along with...
  • Intel previews tablets powered by its new chip September 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Intel previewed a wave of tablet computers powered by a microprocessor that the company redesigned to make a bigger dent in the rapidly growing mobile market. An assortment of major computer vendors made the tablets that were shown on Thursday in San Francisco. All the devices depend on Intel's...
  • Dell takes swipe at Indian way of doing business August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A combination of power blackouts, uncertain tax rules and contracts that are not honoured make India a difficult place to do business, a senior Dell Inc executive said on Friday in unusually blunt comments by a foreign investor. India's economy is growing at its slowest pace in nearly a...