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Blackstone Group mulls counterbid for Dell

Blackstone Group is considering a counterbid to Michael Dell's $24.4 billion offer to acquire the struggling computer maker he founded, according to a  report  by Bloomberg.

Southeastern Asset Management to examine Dell's books

Southeastern Asset Management, which holds an 8.4 percent stake in Dell, is getting access to Dell's books as part of a settlement to calm the investor's concerns about Michael Dell's bid to take the PC maker private, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Spotlight: Icahn threatens 'years of litigation' if Dell follows through on going private

U.S. business magnate Carl Icahn, who reportedly purchased up to a 6 percent stake in Dell, is threatening "years of litigation" if the board goes through with a plan proposed by founder Michael Dell and other investors to take the computer firm private, according to a report by CNET.

Report: Icahn takes 6% stake in Dell

U.S. business magnate Carl Icahn has reportedly taken up to a 6 percent stake in computer maker Dell, pitting him against Michael Dell, who is trying to take the computer maker private, according to trading sources cited by CNBC.

Spotlight: Dell's new MDM platform will not support BlackBerry 10

Dell's new KACE K3000 mobile device management platform will not work with BlackBerry 10 smartphones, at least initially, according to a report by United Kingdom-based Computing.

Dell sheds pressures of Wall Street for new set of pressures

No longer aiming to satisfy the quarterly earnings demands of Wall Street, Dell appears to be aiming sharply at satisfying the enterprise. Having shed one set of pressures, it will have to navigate a new set very carefully.

Hospital cuts storage costs in half with EMC big data solution

St. Dominic Hospital, an acute care facility in Jackson, Mississippi, consolidated approximately 500 million patient records and medical images into a new storage infrastructure from EMC, replacing a NetApp implementation.

What Dell's new ownership means for the enterprise

Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell, working with private investors, is taking his company private and away from the quarterly pressures imposed by Wall Street. Many analysts see the change in ownership model as leading to a redoubling of the company's resources on IT services.

Michael Dell and partners hope to take Dell private

Dell announced today that Michael Dell is leading the $24.4 billion buyout of Dell, the computer giant he founded.

Survey: Enterprises that don't support BYOD are at competitive disadvantage

Around 70 percent of IT decision makers surveyed by Vanson Bourne--for Dell--believe BYOD can improve their work processes and productivity, while 59 percent believe they would be at a competitive disadvantage without BYOD.