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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn takes unspecified stake in Apple

...20 billion by Forbes magazine, has been locked in a bitter battle with Dell as he tries to stop the slumping personal computer maker from selling itself to Michael Dell ? a CEO who Icahn thinks should be fired. Using a 9 percent stake in Dell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-13/billionaire-investor-carl-
Dell's board agrees to increased offer

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Just when it looked as if he might be vanquished, Dell CEO Michael Dell has regained the advantage in a lengthy battle to buy the slumping personal computer maker that he founded nearly 30 years ago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-02/dells-board-agrees-increas
Dell purchase opposed by major investor

...group led by its founder and CEO is being called a rotten deal by a major shareholder who estimates the slumping personal computer maker is really worth more $42 billion.The missive launched Friday by Southeastern Asset Management Inc. threatens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-08/dell-purchase-opposed-majo
The problem with rallies is in how to keep them going

...last week, so it's unlikely that the company's stock, or tech stocks in general, will get a boost when the personal computer maker posts its earnings Thursday afternoon. The company is expected to earn 39 cents per share, up from 33 cents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/07/fin_20304.shtml
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Across the southeast

...the 1,900 jobs at the plant as the thousands more that might spring up, experts say. The world's largest personal computer maker announced this month it will build its third U.S. manufacturing plant in the Triad. The plant work force ultimately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/22/met_435196.shtml
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Dell posts 29 percent increase in earnings

...sales of printers, servers and notched double-digit gains in overseas markets. Dell, the world's largest personal computer maker, said Thursday it earned $799 million, or 31 cents a share, compared with $621 million, or 24 cents a share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/14/fin_425243.shtml
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Gateway to buy PC maker

...its 12th loss in 13 quarters, a result of sharply declining sales and charges related to its makeover from a personal computer maker to a consumer electronics company. Last year, Gateway's PC shipments fell 24 percent to less than 2.1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/bus_402883.shtml
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Taiwan's largest chipmaker to buy third largest

...agreed to acquire all of TSMC-Acer Semicon, its chipmaking joint venture with Acer Inc., Taiwan's largest personal computer maker. That deal and the Worldwide acquisition will solidify TSMC's position as the world's largest chip foundry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/08/tec_278337.shtml
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Dell focuses on novice users with simple Webpc

...and focus on easy, quick Internet access for the novice. Dell's Webpc steers away from the nation's No. 1 personal computer maker's formula of bringing power and speed to business clients, instead demystifying computer use by offering the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/tec_276378.shtml
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Compaq president suddenly resigns

...not for a single event, that we should have a change," Benjamin M. Rosen, chairman of the world's largest personal computer maker, said Sunday in an interview. Rosen was named acting chief executive while the company searches for a permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/19/tec_259423.shtml
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