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  • Dell launches Venue 10 7000 tablet with RealSense camera, 7000mAh battery for $499 April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Dell has introduced its latest Venue 10 7000 tablet that boasts of a slimmer profile with the newest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The Venue 10 7000 is 6.2mm thick and sports a 10.5-inch OLED 2560x1600 screen, a 2.3Ghz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor and comes in two...
  • Dell ranks no. 1 as PC vendor in India March 24, 2015

    Bengaluru: Global personal computers vendor Dell ranked top in shipments and sale of PCs, notebooks and workstations in the fourth quarter (October-December) of the calendar year 2014. "Dell ranked No.1 PC vendor in the commercial segment and No.2 in the consumer segment," the US-based company said in a statement on Monday,...
  • Dell launches rugged notebooks in India at Rs 2.29 lakh onwards December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Computer firm Dell India launched rugged notebooks, made to withstand heavy rains, moisture and over 60 kg weight on to them, with prices starting at Rs 2.29 lakh. Dell is mainly looking at big organisations in oil and mines, Defence and the infrastructure segment as its potential customers for...
  • Dell launches new Venue 7, Venue 8 voice-calling Android tablets in India at Rs 14,999 onwards November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Dell has launched its latest Android tablets - the Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8 - in India. The new tablets are equipped with voice calling feature as well as 3G. The tablets come with a 4,550 mAh battery, the latest dual-core Intel Processor, and Android 4.4...
  • Dell, BlackBerry downplay threat from AppleIBM alliance July 26, 2014

    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, HewlettPackard 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 lowend 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 Windowsbased devices in India, one of its top 10 markets globally. In September last year, founder of the USbased 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 WiFionly 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 emails, 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 29, 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 builtin 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...