| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Michael Dell, facing the possibility that he would lose the company he founded to billionaire Carl Icahn, announced a last-minute increase to his buyout offer.
Under the new proposal made public Wednesday, Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Patrick Whitesell, co-CEO of WME Entertainment, opened up on the state of his business in a rare, wide-ranging interview that included an explanation of the agency's rationale in its recent 49% investment in advertising agency Droga5.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Dell Inc. has postponed a shareholder vote on its $24.4-billion buyout plan, a sign that not enough investors were on board with founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
The PC maker delayed the vote Thursday...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Billionaire Carl Icahn has again upped his bid for Dell Inc., this time by adding a warrant to his takeover plan.
Under the modified plan by Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management, shareholders would receive $14 a share and a warrant for every four...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Cable provider General Communication Inc. has laid out its case for purchasing three Alaska television stations, responding to a petition opposing the move from several Alaska broadcasters before the Federal Communications Commission.
In a Thursday...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The “Catholic Seven” group of basketball schools will reportedly leave the Big East this summer, two years earlier than expected, and take the Big East conference name with them, according to multiple reports.
The website ajerseyguy.com...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for such risky maneuvers.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:03 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day.
Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in his University of Texas dorm room and sold it straight to the...
| Feb 10, 2013
After turning squeamish early in the week, investors returned to the stock market and sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index to 1,517 Friday, the highest level since November 2007.
It hasn't hit the all-time high of 1,565 of October 2007, but it was an...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company.
Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...