The number of campaigns waged by activist investors to compel companies to pay more expensive prices for takeover targets has increased, the Financial Times reported.
Dell announced that it will start carrying MakerBot's 3D printers and scanners - a deal that may remove 3D printing in the niche industry and push the technology into mainstream.
Boston, US-based secretive startup ClearSky Data raised $12 million in a funding round led by General Catalyst and Highland Capital Partners, according to a report published by Boston.com.
The International Data Corporation released its forecast for the PC market worldwide, estimating a 10.1% plunge in 2013 sales, a 3.8% contraction in 2014, and a 300-million mark on an annual basis.
Dell president and chief commercial officer Steve Felice will be leaving the company barely a month after it was acquired by Dell CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake.
Gartner said this year, the public cloud services market would grow by 18.5% to USD131 billion worldwide.
Amid dark forecasts on the PC market, especially for the future of Dell, Dell's buyout prospects may be on the rocks as well.
Several sources said that BlackBerry is currently considering the possibility of taking the company private.
US major firms including Wal-Mart, Google, Morgan Stanley and Dell raised concerns regarding patent trolls and urged legislators to broaden US Patent and Trademark Office's scope of power in reviewing patents.
Windows 8 was still behind Windows 7 because adapting to new operating system would cost corporation a lot of time.
The Special Committe of Dell entered a revised merger deal with Silver Lake and Michael Dell.
Dell's Project Ophelia would be available in the coming month and the company currently hopes it would be a solution to plunging PC sales.
Acer's president told Austria's Format magazine that the company would recover and make profit again.
Dell proposes an additional US $150 million to its initial bid.
Dell Inc.'s stocks fell at US $12.88 on Wednesday, the lowest since July 5.