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Rick Perry Faced Federal Scrutiny For Insider Trading, Criticism For Land Deals

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since announcing his run for the presidency, Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) has had to fend off allegations of crony capitalism. Such cri...

Five Mega Companies That Started in Garages (and Other Interesting Places)

InvestingAnswers | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
InvestingAnswers

Some of the world's biggest companies came from the most humble of beginnings. Here are five major corporations who've each starred in their own rags-to-riches story.

Dell CEO: Tablets' Rapid Rise A Big Surprise

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

Michael Dell, founder and chief executive of Dell, Inc., recently sat down with the Wall Street Journal to discuss the company's big challenges as it ...

We Don't Need No Education: Meet The Millionaire Dropouts

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

As a biology major at the University of Texas, Michael Dell began upgrading computers in a dorm, in a bid to make some money. In 1984, he registered h...

PHOTOS: The Homes Of America's Top Tech Titans

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

We recently learned that Steve Jobs was planning to tear down his 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion and build a more modest domicile in its place...

The 10 Biggest Brand Disasters Of 2010

DailyFinance | DOUGLAS MCINTYRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's been a rough year for those in the branding business at big corporations. SEC investigations, massive product recalls and oil spills (among more ...

Michael Dell Gets SLAMMED By Dell's Shareholders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Stockholders representing a quarter of PC maker Dell Inc.'s outstanding shares did not cast votes to re-elect founder, Chairman and CE...

Dell To Pay $100 MILLION To Settle SEC Accounting Fraud Charges

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Computer maker Dell Inc. is paying $100 million to settle civil charges that it fraudulently used payments from Intel to pump up it...

Nine CEOs Who Need To Be Fired In 2010: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall Street: Public companies dismiss CEOs all the time. The firings can be due to incompetence, malfeasance, or tensions with boards of direc...

Best CEOs Of The Decade (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 2000s certainly seem like a ghastly decade. The era's already fabled financial debacles -- among them, Enron's bankruptcy, the burst of the tech b...

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...

Michael Dell Buys Brother Adam Dell's Company

Wall Street Journal | Ben Worthen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dell acquired MessageOne, which makes email-management software, for $155 million in cash. One of the deal's big beneficiaries is the Dell family, alt...

Michael Dell Slapped Down By Putin At Davos: "We Don't Need Help. We Are Not Invalids" (VIDEO)

via Fortune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fortune's Peter Gumbel reports that Michael Dell was slapped down by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin after offering Dell's help expanding IT in ...

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.

Tech Billionaires Losing Tons In Financial Crisis

Silicon Alley Insider | Rachel King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The tech industry has been brimming with billionaires over the last decade, especially since the birth of Web 2.0. But these are dark times, and the r...

Why Too Many Successions Don't Succeed

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

There were three words missing from Bill Gates' goodbye speech when he officially left Microsoft in July of this year. They are three words he probab...

Dell CEO Says to Expect More Job Cuts

AP | ELIZABETH WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Dell Inc. is committed to reducing costs and will cut more jobs than the 8,800 previously announced as it tries to make itse...

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...