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Dell is reporting a 72 percent drop in profits as PC sales drag, Brian Marshal, ISI Group, provides analysis.
Weak PC sales are dragging Dell's profits lower, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, provides analysis of Dell's second quarter earnings and weighs in on how the company's plan to go private will likely impact shareholders and profits.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn does not own shares in Hewlett-Packard, sources told CNBC, despite chatter to the contrary that helped boost the computer maker's stock 4 percent.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest details on the agreement reached between Dell's special committee and Michael Dell & Silver Lake Partners.
The deal Michael Dell has been pushing for has officially been approved.
Dell's special committee has reached a deal with Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, reports David Faber, with details of the new deal.
The Dell deal calls for $13.75 per share, and a special dividend of $0.13 per share, plus a guaranteed dividend of $0.08 in the third quarter, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, discusses why he prefers Carl Icahn's deal for the PC maker over Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
David Eaton, Vice President of Proxy Research at Glass Lewis believes that if the Friday vote does happen, Michael Dell may not be able to garner enough votes to support his buyout proposal.
As the Friday deadline approaches, Michael Dell and the Dell board remain in talks and there is progress on the buyout of the computer maker, sources say.
Michael Dell seems willing to let the deal to buy the company he founded go to a self-defeating vote this Friday. Why?
Dell's special committee is willing to change the record date if Michael Dell keeps his bid at $13.75, reports CNBC's David Faber.
According to a source, Dell's special committee is not willing to agree with a change in voting standards, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Oracle President Mark Hurd did his best to dispel speculation that he's considering defecting for the top job at Dell, telling CNBC that he's happy where he is.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's attempts to take the PC maker private, and provides an update on Community Health's attempts to acquire Health Management Associates for $3.9 billion.
Activist Carl Icahn is making it very clear that he thinks Michael Dell is a sore loser who is just plain full of it.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports from Round Rock, Texas, on the new offer from Michael Dell and Silver Lake, as well as the postponement of the shareholder meeting till August 2nd.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners responded Wednesday to a demand for a higher bid from Dell's special committee, saying the $13.75 per share offered is a "full and fair price."
CNBC's David Faber reports that Michael Dell and Silver Lake have released a statement saying the new offer is a full and fair price, and about 27 percent of unaffiliated shares have not voted. They emphasize it's not fair to count not-yet-voted shares as no votes.