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April 16- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has agreed to limit his investment in Dell Inc and in return can team up with other shareholders on a potential bid for the personal computer maker, Dell said on Tuesday.
Gary Jackson, Big Data & Analytics Principal for Growth Markets at CSC, says the future of PCs lies not in mobile, but in wearable technology.
Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore discuss the shrinking PC market.
April 10- ExOne Co, the 3 D printer maker that went public in February, expects its gross margin to exceed 50 percent within three years, catching up with those of its main competitors, the company's chief executive said.
WASHINGTON, April 5- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd infringed a key portion of an Apple Inc patent by including a text-selection feature in its smartphones and tablets, an International Trade Commission judge said in a preliminary decision.
*BlackBerry sold about 1 million new Z10 devices in quarter. TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday after shipping 1 million new Z10 smartphones, but the Canadian company still fell short of convincing markets that its turnaround plan is already a runaway success.
Cramer said that with fading prospects for the PC market, Michael Dell should give up his bid for the company he founded and move on.
Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.
*Nasdaq data shows spike in short positions in BlackBerry. *Short positions have more than doubled from year-ago level. TORONTO, March 26- BlackBerry's share price has more than doubled over the last six months as buzz around its new smartphones has boosted investor confidence, but some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround is over-hyped.
*Thalmic Labs plans to ship MYO devices by year-end. If Thalmic Labs makes good on its promise, Star Wars fans will soon be able to play video games with the sweep of a hand. "It's a functional device," Stephen Lake, co-founder and chief executive of Thalmic Labs, told Reuters in an interview. "
*Dell says Michael Dell willing to work with third parties. March 25- Two of the most prominent U.S. investors could upset Michael Dell's $24.4 billion buyout bid for Dell Inc, after billionaire Carl Icahn opened the door to an alliance with Blackstone Group to wrest control of the computer maker from its founder.
Pangea helped analyse seismic data from Total's Kaombo project in Angola in just nine days, instead of the four and a half months it would have taken with its previous computer, Philippe Malzac, IT director at Total's Exploration division, told Reuters. Total trumps British rival BP with the 2.3- petaflop supercomputer.
BlackBerry once ruled the U.S. smartphone market, but it has fallen badly in recent years as devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating systems dominate sales both in North America and overseas.
March 21- Memory chipmaker Micron Technology posted a quarterly net loss as it struggled with a slowing PC industry. The company reported on Thursday a net loss for the fiscal second quarter of $286 million, or $0.28 per share. It had a loss of $282 million, or $0.29 per share, a year earlier.
SEOUL, March 19- Samsung Electronics Co is developing a wearable digital device similar to a wristwatch, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining rival Apple Inc in creating new products as growth of smartphone sales slows.
NEW YORK, March 15- Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners bid as low as $11.22 per share for Dell Inc in mid 2012, when it first discussed a buyout with founder and CEO Michael Dell, according to a person familiar with the situation.
March 15- Radio frequency chip makers are set to gain as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc unveil ever more sophisticated smartphones and tablets to battle for the No. 1 spot in the global mobile devices market.
TORONTO, March 13- BlackBerry's volatile shares surged on Wednesday after the smartphone maker said one of its established partners had placed an order for 1 million BlackBerry 10 smartphones, with shipments set to begin immediately.
March 11- Dell Inc has agreed to give Carl Icahn a closer look at its books, less than a week after the activist investor joined a growing chorus of opposition to founder Michael Dell's plan to take the world's No. 3 personal computer maker private.
*AT&T says BlackBerry Z10 to hit store shelves on March 22. TORONTO, March 11- AT&T Inc will start selling the highly anticipated BlackBerry Z10 touchscreen smartphone in the United States on March 22, the company said on Monday, sending BlackBerry shares more than 10 percent higher.