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Computer users face hard choice: Pay ransom or lose files

...software to protect them from hackers, says Keith Jarvis, a vice president at Dell SecureWorks, a security arm of the computer maker. Many don't have secure backup systems that will allow them to retrieve uninfected files.Hackers can invade computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/computer-users-face-hard-c
Lenovo laptop software exposed users to hackers, experts say

SAN FRANCISCO - Experts say Lenovo, the world's biggest computer maker, shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords or other sensitive information when you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/lenovo-laptop-software-exp
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...But the airlines trade group protested: "The government does not prescriptively tell other industries ? hotels, computer makers, rental car companies ? how they should sell their products, and we believe consumers are best served when the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
Gift Guide: Plenty of laptops, even on budgets

...skills are limited and their needs mostly involve email and Web surfing.There are a handful of Chromebooks from such computer makers as Samsung Electronics Co. and Hewlett-Packard Co.Acer Inc. has one of the cheapest I found - a C720, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-07/gift-guide-plenty-laptops-even-budg
Investor ends battle over Dell

...After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter...the going-private move will help the struggling computer maker re-invent itself away from the glare and pressures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-09/investor-ends-battle-over-
Fairfax to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion

...with short-term results, just as Michael Dell hopes to do with Dell Inc. after winning a bid to take the troubled computer maker private. He said Fairfax is known for patience in its investments, which would give BlackBerry time to regroup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-23/fairfax-buy-blackberry-47-
Judge won't speed up trial on Ichan's claims against Dell

...investor Carl Icahn's effort to stop CEO and founder Michael Dell's $24.8 billion buyout offer for the struggling computer maker.He refused to fast-track proceedings on Icahn's claims that Dell Inc. directors have betrayed their duties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/judge-wont-speed-trial-ich
Business news

...be implementedWASHINGTON --- Dell Inc. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell assured a federal judge Wednesday that the computer-maker will carry through the reforms it promised after being accused of fraudulent accounting by the government.Dell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-13/business-news
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Investor bucks Dell buyout, says company should stay public

A proposed buyout of computer maker Dell Inc. appeared less likely Thursday after activist investor...enough cash to shoulder the additional debt and grow.Like other computer makers, Dell is navigating weakening demand for personal computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-07/investor-bucks-dell-buyout
Rival bidders emerge for Dell

...Carl Icahn have both notified a special committee of Dell Inc.'s board that they are working on bids to buy the computer maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.Company founder Mi chael Dell and a group of investors announced their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-23/rival-bidders-emerge-dell