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The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.
The Windows 8 Secure Boot mechanism can be bypassed on PCs from certain manufacturers because of oversights in how those vendors implemented the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specification, according to a team of security researchers.
Carl Icahn Thursday filed a lawsuit against Dell and its board of directors on Thursday.
In a recent study, Windows 7 and Windows XP hold strong with users, but Windows Vista usage declines.
The World Wide Web Consortium has finalized its specification for Web Storage, a technology that would give Web applications more flexibility in storing data on user machines.
Oracle is preparing to roll out the latest member of its family of "engineered systems" that combine software and hardware, with the upcoming product focused on virtualization.
Dell's board gave company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, a setback in their fight with investor Carl Icahn to take the PC maker private.
Intel's first "open-source PC," is a bare-bones computer aimed hobbyists looking to construct their own computer and some software developers.
Researchers at the National Taiwan University in Taiwan have developed a tooth-sized sensor that can read everything you do with your teeth.
Tablet sales continue to increase as sales of laptops and other PCs decline.
The takeover bout for Dell resumed on Monday. Shareholders vote on Aug. 2.
Ultra-thin notebooks will feature Intel or AMD processors and 10-point touchscreens.
Dell has started shipping its thumb-size PC called Project Ophelia to beta testers and is preparing to ship the final product in the coming months.
In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.
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