Dell is one of the biggest hardware vendors, but CEO Michael Dell’s efforts to take the company back to a private entity is turning out to be one of the biggest technology soap operas. Yet another shareholder was planned for August 2, and yet again this one has been postponed. The reason behind this delay is that...

The big question here is how the privatizing trip will play out. The founder of Dell has found that his plans to take the company private are most definitely not going as smooth as he had hoped for. Even with Microsoft chipping in a healthy block of cash, there is still a chance for him to be outbid by a...

At this point it is pretty much guaranteed that you already know about the Dell buyout. Dell has since officially confirmed that the buyout is a go, and even Microsoft threw in $2 billion to help the deal go down, though the majority of the backing outside of Michael Dell comes from the Sliver Lake private equity...

Not too long ago we covered news about Microsoft reportedly throwing some cash into the Dell privatization effort, roughly $1-3 billion in fact. As expected, this sparked some additional rumors that Microsoft would be using Dell to push its hardware plans ahead and even to help steer the company away from Linux...

You have to love Michael Dell. He basically is trusting that Microsoft’s foray into hardware with the surface is just a brief reference play. In an interview with PCWorld, he was asked about it and responded the following way: PCW: Microsoft is getting into the computer hardware business via its Surface tablets....

Michael Dell comments on demand for Windows 8 Tablets [Video] Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Inc., talks about demand for a tablet computer that runs Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8 operating system and Dell’s growth strategy and competition. Speaking to Bloomberg West yesterday, CEO Michael Dell said that there was...

Michael Dell restated his support for Microsoft’s new Operating System today in an appearance on American Financial TV station CNBC. Dell was asked about Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) success with smart phones and tablets. With Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows 8 coming out, Dell was asked if the company can see...

No one can argue that tablets have really taken off in the last couple of years. There are options like WebOS (though it is a dying option), Blackberry tablets, and even Windows 7 but they really haven’t taken off. These days there are really only two accepted options when it comes to tablet computing, either...

Michael Dell, CEO of Dell, said his company remains interested in Android tablets, but also noted Windows 8 will be a viable competitor. On a second quarter conference call with analysts, Dell said the company’s early work on Windows 8 “looks to be pretty encouraging.” Here’s how Dell handicapped Google-Motorola...