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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it is a loan, MS doesn't own part of Dell or anything

I'm pretty sure if, say, you get a bank loan, they do own you.

Loan n Own != 0

* 'n' being the ASCII approximation of the set intersection operator

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