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Dell has its work cut out for it

Taking Dell private is a bold move, but won't ensure success. If you can't recognize opportunities and execute properly as a public company, buying yourself shelter from investors only takes you so far. The bigger challenge will be rejiggering the corporate culture and core processes to make more innovation possible.

Customers seek details on Dell's direction under private ownership

Dell's decision to go private has led to mixed reaction from the company's customers, who are watching developments closely as they consider the next steps in their product procurement plans.

Dell offers glimpse of its post-buyout life

There is a lot yet to be told about how going private will change Dell, but one thing it won't change is its enterprise strategy.

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Why Microsoft and Dell should team up on tablets

Dell is going private with the help of $2 billion from Microsoft. What does this mean for them, and the future of the PC industry?

Why Dell's private future will mirror its public present

When one of the most prolific PC suppliers in the world gives Wall Street the cold shoulder, you know something big is afoot.

Dell goes private

Founder Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake are taking the PC maker private in a $24.4 billion deal.

Dell goes private: Bought by Michael Dell and $2 billion from Microsoft (video)

Michael Dell has teamed up with investment firm Silver Lake to buy computer maker Dell, the company he founded as a 19-year-old in 1984, in a deal valued at about $24.4 billion.

Dell OptiPlex 9010 business desktop PC review: small but powerful

This compact business PC packs a lot of features and performance into not much space and has top-notch warranty, security, and service options.

Meet Dell's new thumb drive-sized PC 'Ophelia'

Dell is planning to release by mid-year a computer that's all of 3.5 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. It's not much bigger in girth than a USB stick, and is similar in design.

Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven

Microsoft is reportedly offering to take a significant stake in helping take Dell private. A partnership would benefit both companies.

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Dell XPS One Review: form over function

This gorgeous all-in-one sacrifices usability in favor of aesthetics.