Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Sep 2013 23:17 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems

Michael Dell has the won the battle for control of the computer company that he created, after shareholders backed his $24.8bn offer to take Dell private and revive the struggling business away from the incessant pressure of Wall Street.

The vote clears the way for the huge buyout, in which Dell is working with private equity partners Silver Lake after seeing off a challenge from activist investor Carl Icahn.

Must have been hard for him to see his baby slide into irrelevance. I hope for him he can turn things around, but I'm not sure if they'll be able to - they missed the boat, and it's probably in Fiji by now.

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RE: My experience
by aliquis on Fri 13th Sep 2013 09:41 UTC in reply to "My experience"
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2005-07-23

My only experience with Dell (Italy) is buying a 23" monitor.
It is not bad, but I got it completely "bare". Not a CD with a driver, not a manual...
I tried to get in touch with them, but they couldn't care less. Awful customer care to say the least.
Dell got awesome costumer service and I think very few if any would disagree.

A monitor doesn't need drivers, just hook the correct cable and you're good to go. Sure I can see how they could had made a small pamplet for some on-screen menu but most of us manage such things without any instructions and if you don't do so what are you doing in there anyway? The defaults is likely good enough for you anyway..

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