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Dell aims to cut desktop reliance with workstation for data centers

Dell intends to move workstations into the data center and then serve up intense multimedia and engineering applications to remote users over the cloud or in virtualized environments via thin clients.

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Dell slashes the price of its Windows RT tablet to $300

Dell's XPS 10 is officially selling for less than any Windows tablet we've seen. Should you bite the bullet or wait for more enticing hardware?

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Dell board warns Icahn bid may leave the firm short of cash

A plan proposed by Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management last week as an alternative to Michael Dell's proposal to take his namesake company private would leave it short of cash, Dell's board warned the bidders on Monday.

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Dell teams with Airbus to help pilots take flight data digital

Airbus has partnered with Dell to provide electronic flight bag systems for A320 airliner operators worldwide.

Tech M&A could surge amid rise in markets

Just this week, a number of announced and rumored deals involving big-name tech companies like Intel, BMC, Microsoft and Facebook highlighted what could be a spring awakening for mergers and acquisitions in the tech sector.

Icahn, Southeastern make alternative bid for Dell

Investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management have made a counter-offer for Dell that would keep the computer company still publicly traded, according to reports.

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Dell investigates report of computers sold to Syria

Dell is investigating a report that a Middle East reseller has sold large numbers of computers to a Syrian company with ties to the embattled government there, in violation of U.S. export restrictions.

Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, decent toolkit

Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.

Spring Java springs ahead

Epilogue to von Simson book on strategy puts the spotlight on innovation

After Ernest von Simson's book, "The Limits of Strategy: Lessons in Leadership from the Computer Industry," was published three years ago, he watched major shifts occur at the IT companies he had focused on, notably the slide of Hewlett-Packard at the same time that stalwart IBM maintained its industry standing.

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Interview: Dell software chief talks transformation

John Swainson has one of the more challenging jobs in the tech industry right now. As president of Dell's software division, he's charged with sorting through all the software Dell has acquired and organizing it into coherent offerings that can further its effort to become a more profitable, software- and services-driven company.