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Detail of a door to a Dell server and storage device tower. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Dell Laptop Buyers Complain About Cat Smell

A noxious feline odor has recent Dell customers caterwauling. Buyers of some Dell laptops said that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine.

10/31/2013

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Dell Closes On Deal To Go Private

Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners have completed their $24.9 billion buyout of Dell Inc. The computer company said Tuesday that its shares will stop trading at the end of the day, closing its quarter-century run as a public company.

10/29/2013

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Dell Shareholders Approve Buyout Offer

Round Rock PC maker Dell will end its quarter-century history as a publicly traded company and try to engineer a turnaround away from the prying eyes of Wall Street.

09/12/2013

A detail of a Dell computer keyboard. (credit: Getty Images/Stefan Zaklin)

Icahn Ends Takeover Battle For Dell

Carl Icahn is giving up his bitter takeover fight for Dell a few days before shareholders are scheduled to consider the latest buyout offer from the company’s founder Michael Dell.

09/09/2013

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Dell’s Q2 Earnings Fall 72 Percent

Dell’s woes worsened during its most recent quarter, as the PC maker resorted to price cuts to slow a sales decline driven by a growing reliance on smartphones and tablets.

08/16/2013

A detail of a Dell computer keyboard. (credit: Getty Images/Stefan Zaklin)

Icahn Files Suit Over Latest Dell Buyout Offer

Activist investor Carl Icahn is suing Dell to prevent the PC maker from changing crucial details of a buyout offer from founder Michael Dell that Icahn stridently opposes.

08/02/2013

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Icahn Contests Condition In Latest Dell Offer

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is warning that the latest offer from Dell’s founder to buy the struggling computer maker bypasses an important safeguard for shareholders.

07/29/2013

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Texas Woman Charged With Hot Car Death Of Dog

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty when her dog died after being left in her closed car during a Central Texas shopping trip.

07/09/2013

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Dell CEO Urges Shareholders To Take His Offer

Michael Dell is urging shareholders of the Round Rock-based computer company he founded to vote in favor of his offer to take it private.

06/21/2013

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Blackstone Group Out Of Race To Buy Dell

Buyout specialist Blackstone Group has abruptly ended its courtship of Dell Inc. less than a month after saying it intended to trump a deal with the slumping computer maker’s CEO, according to a report published late Thursday.

04/19/2013

A detail of a Dell computer keyboard. (credit: Getty Images/Stefan Zaklin)

Dell Board Considers 2 New Buyout Offers

Dell plans to negotiate with Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn over acquisition bids for the computer maker that rival a bid of over $24 billion from investors led by Michael Dell.

03/25/2013

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Dell Deal May Face Competition

Is Michael Dell’s attempt to gain more control over his company about to turn into a financial tug-of-war? The answer could come Friday, as other offers may top his $24.4 billion deal.

03/22/2013

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