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VMware Tracking Stock Will Require Dell to Report Results

Techonomy | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business

Michael Dell (Photo courtesy Dell) By: Roger Kay Amidst all the brouhaha over Dell's $67 billion bid for EMC, one unremarked fact caught my attenti...

The Return Of Michael Dell

The Wall Street Journal | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business

Michael Dell, founder of what once was the leading PC maker, stepped out of the limelight when he took Dell Inc. private two years ago. Now he is bac...

Dell's New $67 Billion Deal Is One Of The Biggest In Tech History

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion. Shareholders of EMC Corp. will ...

The Secret to Successful Innovation: Not Being Afraid to Fail

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

To create an innovative culture and climate, managers need to make sure that all employees know that innovation is a job requirement. It should be woven into the fabric of the business and given a prominent place in job descriptions, procedures and performance evaluations.

Michael Dell: 'The Most Dangerous Thing Is Not Taking A Risk'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell, Inc., told HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday he's disappointed in entrepreneurs and leaders who don't encourage ...

Three Quotes To Help Entrepreneurs When Things Get Tough

Patricia G. Greene | Posted 12.28.2014 | Small Business
Patricia G. Greene

Dell has one of the more intriguing entrepreneurial histories, going from the fabled dorm room start-up, through growing the company and taking it public, stepping down as CEO, coming back as CEO, then leading it back to its current private iteration. Living through all these changes would seem to provide him with a business perspective not available to many other people.

The Shape Of Your Face May Affect How Much Money You Make

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business

Let's face it, being pretty pays. While most people are aware of the correlation between good looks and success in life, new research has found that m...

Leadership Communications: The Shtickiness Factor in All the Odd Places

Liz Wainger | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

In today's overhyped, over messaged world, those who break through and grab our attention are those who are shticky. But lest you thought Shtickiness is only the purview of performers, think again.

A Look Into the Past: Empact100 Showcase Event Originates From ACE 100

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Top U.S. entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC last month with Empact100, a nonprofit that connects disruptive innovators.

Why Going Private Won't Save Dell

George Bradt | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
George Bradt

The trouble with racing to the bottom is that there's nowhere to go once you get there. But such a quandary won't slow the fall for Dell, which just w...

Dell Is One Step Closer To Going Private

AP | By BREE FOWLER and PAUL WEBER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell Inc. will end its quarter-century history as a publicly traded company and try to engineer a turnaround away from the ...

The Bitter Takeover Ends

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is ending his bitter takeover fight for Dell Inc. a few days before shareholders are scheduled to consider the latest ...

Why Michael Dell's Fight Makes Sense

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The allure of escaping life on the stock exchange seems to be fairly common among founders of publicly traded companies that lose their way.

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.

Why Carl Icahn's Legal Gambit on Dell Shows Bad Faith and Is Not Shareholder Activism

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Icahn should back off with his opposition to the buyout, and if he really cares about his investment, roll up his sleeves and get involved in helping Dell grow.

Dell Game: Why Carl Icahn's Activism Is Bad for the Company

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Carl Icahn, relentless corporate raider, is back again and with a proposal that could put computer maker Dell on the road to becoming another Blockbuster or TWA.

The PC Slump Got Michael Dell A Pay Cut

AP | Posted 08.04.2013 | Technology

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell Inc. trimmed CEO Michael Dell's pay by 14 percent to $13.9 million last year amid a slump that culminated in a propose...

Dell's Public Problem

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dell's financial advisers tried to persuade 71 potential bidders to make an offer for the troubled personal computer maker befo...

What Might Stand In The Way Of The Dell Deal

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is Michael Dell's attempt to gain more control over his company about to turn into a financial tug-of-war? The a...

Eleazar David Melendez

Billionaire Drama Over Dell As Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Threatens Company's Management | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

Until Wednesday, troubled computer maker Dell Inc. seemed headed for a buyout that would have allowed a corporate restructuring. The deal would have g...

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 Is Trying To Calm Everyone Down

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its proposed $24.4 billion acquisition by a group led by its founder, saying it consid...

Dell's Largest Investor Is Not Happy

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

* Other investors chime in after Southeastern vows to fight buyout * Mike Dell, Silver Lake consortium standing firm on $13.65 offer ...

Dude, You're Gettin' Sued

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging plans to take troubled personal computer maker Dell Inc. private is being filed in Delaware. ...

3 Charts That Explain Why Dell Is Going Private

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

You’re forgiven if you haven’t thought much about Dell in a while. Not many people have. In fact, this past month has marked the first time in rec...