Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Feb 2013 14:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Dell today announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Michael Dell, Dell's Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, in partnership with global technology investment firm Silver Lake, will acquire Dell." So, Dell has gone private, and Microsoft has contributed a $2 billion loan to the deal.
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RE: this is all bad
by bentoo on Tue 5th Feb 2013 17:24 UTC in reply to "this is all bad"
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Microsoft was asking for a lot of control for the $2 Billion. Dell's Server line running Linux did a lot of business is a part of the market MIcrosoft was losing share in. Bet you they stop offering Linux at all soon.

Sources? Or is this just normal anti-Microsoft paranoia?

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