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Spotlight: Icahn could be ready to walk away from Dell bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and his partner Southeastern Asset Management could be ready to walk away from their effort to acquire Dell, according to  AllThingsD  citing a story by CNBC.

Icahn, Southeastern urge Dell shareholders to reject Michael Dell's offer

In a filing with securities regulators, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management are urging Dell shareholders to reject the offer by Michael Dell and his investor group to take the company private, according to an AP report.

EMC gains on rival HP in disk storage system market, says IDC

EMC gained market share from rival HP in the worldwide disk storage system market for the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from IDC.

MLC to replace SLC flash memory in 5 years, says Dell

Cheaper MLC flash storage will replace SLC in the next five years, thinks Dell's VP and GM of Storage Alan Atkinson.

Dell, Intel open big data innovation center in Singapore

The big data market in Asia (not including Japan) is expected to reach $603 million this year, according to IDC research.

Icahn-Southeastern offer for Dell is $3.9B short on funds, says board

In a presentation filed with securities regulators on Wednesday, Dell's board argued that the offer by billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management to keep Dell public is underfunded by $3.9 billion, according to a report by the  New York Times.

Seagate ships 5mm HDD for ultra thin laptops, tablets

Seagate today announced that it has started shipping a new family of hard disk drives designed specifically to cater to ultrathin laptops, as well as tablets.

HP, IBM battle for lead in shrinking server market, says IDC

HP and IBM are vying for the lead in a shrinking server market, according to two reports released last week, one by IDC and the other by Gartner.

New PC devices, tablets to be unveiled at Computex next week

Expect new Windows tablets and PC devices to be announced or unveiled next week at the annual Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. This includes Windows tablets with smaller screens, new styles of hybrid laptops, as well as faster and more powerful PC desktops and laptops.

Icahn in talks with banks to raise $7B for Dell bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is working with partner Southeastern Asset Management to raise $7 billion from lenders to fund a bid for struggling computer maker Dell, according to a report by Reuters. Jefferies & Co. is reportedly leading the lending group and has committed $1.6 billion in funding.