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Why the Fight Over Dell Is About the Future of American Enterprise

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Financial considerations are important but so are strategic ones, and if our capital markets are to mean anything, then they need to provide the fuel for innovation rather than stifle it.

Dell's Midlife Crisis

Doug Olenick | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

When a person hits this stage in life he or she questions just about every aspect of their life. Did they make the right job choice, are they being a good parent and what is their next step? Dell is in the same position.

'Dell Dude' Says He Can Save Struggling Computer Maker

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

Ben Curtis, whom you may remember as Steven, the ever-so-chill star of the "Dude, you're getting a Dell" campaign that ran from 2000 to 2003, told Blo...

Catherine New

Major Computer Company's Black Friday Fail Enrages Customers | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Customers are fuming at Dell Computer after the company's widely promoted laptop sale went off the rails on Black Friday. The Austin-based PC-maker...

TMI! What Happens When Rich Kids Overshare On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Talk about oversharing. CEO Michael Dell of computer company Dell Inc. spends nearly $2.7 million a year on security for his family, according to ...

Four Tech Tales of Doom: Goodbye HP, Dell, Nokia and RIM

Jonathan Littman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Littman

The dynamic shift toward computing in the palm of your hand and storage in the cloud is bleeding four former Goliaths -- from creaky computing stalwarts like HP and Dell to recently pioneering mobile behemoths, Nokia and Rim. All four of these companies desperately need fresh strategies and narratives.

Cultivating Contagion in the Social Media Sphere

Rishi Dave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rishi Dave

Direct conversations with your customers are incredibly powerful, but the seeming lack of control can be unnerving. So how can you engage at a meaningful level?

New Jersey Devils and Their Fans Take a Bold Step Forward With "Mission Control"

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

The New Jersey Devils, once at the bottom of professional sports in the fan engagement category, have become one of the leaders in a league that uses the digital space better than any other.

19 Iconic Products That America Doesn't Make Anymore

Bussiness Insider | Anika Anand and Gus Lubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another American icon has bit the dust: Pontiac. GM is canceling the 84-year-old brand after winding down production over the past few years. Like ...

How Cloudy Is Your Business?

Andy Lark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andy Lark

It's a simple idea. Rather than building and running proprietary information technology, it is available on demand -- through the economical and always-on networks often drawn as "clouds."

Innovation World Cup Style

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

The world's biggest sporting event has been a case study in how big organizations struggle to innovate.

Michael Dell: Dell Founder Attacks Netbooks, Microsoft Vista

Electronista | Electronista Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Dell's namesake Michael Dell in a talk late Tuesday criticized both his own products and Microsoft. Despite his company offering multiple netbooks, in...

Windows 7 Not so Great as Advertised and Has Compatibility Issues: Is Microsoft in Collusion With Manufacturers Like HP?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Russnow

There ought to be a law preventing the computer hardware and software industry from shortchanging consumers, so that we get the full use of our equipment.

Dell's Sustainable Profits: Green Efforts Pay Back In 2-3 Years

Environmental Capital | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dell's internal transformation does underscore one interesting point that has gotten lost in Washington's dysfunctional debate over energy and the env...

Dell Tries To Call Out Apple. Fails.

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

Apple has $25 billion in cash in the bank. Dell's market cap is $22 billion. Apple could buy Dell outright without borrowing a dime.

Obama Drops Campaign Promise to End Contracting Abuses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The surprisingly low priority Obama has given small business issues on his websites is a clear indication this is not going to be a pro small business administration.

Dell Stock Plunges On Lower Profit

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Computer maker Dell Inc. said Thursday that its fiscal second-quarter profit fell 17%, hurt in part by lower prices and restructuring charges. The ear...

Ten Smartest CEO Moves Of 2007

Portfolio | Liz Gunnison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bottom has dropped out of the banking business, brokerages are floundering, home foreclosures are soaring, and the threat of recession looms. What...