Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Jan 2013 01:24 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Dell, the personal-computer maker that lost almost a third of its value last year, is in buyout talks with private-equity firms, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The shares surged." So yeah, like I said - no wonder Microsoft has entered the hardware business. The PC OEM era is over.
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RE[6]: Comment by kovacm
by MOS6510 on Tue 15th Jan 2013 20:42 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by kovacm"
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I agree, with one exception: NeXT wasn't really a great company. They had some interesting ideas and technology, but could barely shed their start-up skin.

It was a rather small company. If it hadn't been for Steve Jobs and his return to Apple I suspect most people would never have known about it.

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