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[2]: this is all bad
by Drumhellar on Tue 5th Feb 2013 18:16 UTC in reply to "RE: this is all bad"
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Certainly anti-Microsoft paranoia. Both Dell and Microsoft go through great pains to point out that it is a loan, I doubt that Microsoft will get any seats on the board, or any voting shares...

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