| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Consumers frustrated by robo-calls and customer service calls to their cellphones have a potential way out.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia ruled this week that people can opt out of unsolicited cellphone calls if companies are using auto-...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:48 AM
So much for "best and final proposal."
A little over a week after Michael Dell warned that he wouldn't sweeten his bid for Dell Inc., the company founder -- on the brink of losing a shareholder vote to take the company private -- has done just that....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:36 PM
July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
With a shareholder vote just days away, T. Rowe Price, one of Dell Inc.'s major investors, reaffirmed its opposition to a $24.4 billion buyout offer for the personal computer manufacturer.
"We continue to believe the proposed buyout does not reflect the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Barnes & Noble Inc. Chairman Leonard Riggio is hoping to buy out the struggling retail side of the bookstore business he bought some 40 years ago as digital advances and online competition threaten the chain’s growth.
In a Securities and...
| 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.