Trip Chowdhry, Managing Director of Equity Research at Global Equities Research, says Dell's strategy and products are old and Michael Dell doesn't have the skills to turn the company around.» Read More
Trip Chowdhry, Managing Director of Equity Research at Global Equities Research, says Dell's strategy and products are old and Michael Dell doesn't have the skills to turn the company around.
DELL'S DOLDRUMS: Slumping personal computer maker Dell Inc. is still having trouble adapting to a market increasingly dominated by smartphones and tablets. POINT: The dismal performance could help Dell's board persuade more shareholders to accept a $24.4 billion buyout offer from CEO Michael Dell and other investors.
Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase the latest mobile devices running its Android software.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14- BlackBerry announced plans on Tuesday to offer its popular instant messaging system on rival devices and introduced a new mid-tier smartphone targeted at countries where its faded brand remains strong.
BlackBerry, renamed from Research In Motion, had been the market leader but over the past few years has bled market share to Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's popular line of Galaxy devices powered by Google's Android operating system.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14- BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-tier smartphone device with a physical keyboard on Tuesday, the feature that still sets it apart from most rivals, and said its make-or-break new devices had put the company back on "solid ground."
LONDON/ HELSINKI, May 14- Nokia unveiled a lighter, metal model in its Lumia smartphone range, as it tries to catch the eye of buyers to close the huge market lead of rivals Samsung and Apple Inc in the lucrative handset market.
France is preparing to tax smartphones, tablets and all other internet-linked devices to help fund the production of French art, films and music. The FT reports.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee on Monday asked activist investor Carl Icahn for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout to shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee asked activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout for shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
May 13- The special committee of Dell Inc's board of directors on Monday asked Carl Icahn for more details on the activist investor's proposed offer for the computer maker. Last week Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc challenged Michael Dell's $24.4 billion bid to take Dell private with an offer of $21 billion in cash.
Samsung Electronics said Monday it had made a key breakthrough in developing mobile technologies for so-called fifth-generation networks. The New York Times reports.
There's a burgeoning digital content market for a generation that's taking to iPads before they can walk.
May 10- Hewlett-Packard Co must defend against a lawsuit accusing former management at the world's largest personal computer maker of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it had long touted, causing more than $16 billion of market value to be wiped out.
May 10- Activist investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc, two of Dell Inc's biggest shareholders, have proposed an alternative to a $24.4 billion buyout led by founder Michael Dell that will take private the world's No. 3 PC maker.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies, defended the Chinese firm's stand on U.S. cybersecurity concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday.
*Sony forecasts steady op profit of 230 bln yen for year to March 31. TOKYO, May 9- Sony Corp's bid for revival as a consumer electronics maker this business year will hinge on the fortunes of its latest smartphones, as it struggles with shrinking sales of its TVs, digital cameras and game consoles.
Mobile computing is bad news for the hard-drive business, Kynikos Associates founder Jim Chanos told the audience at the Ira Sohn investment conference Tuesday.
NEW YORK, May 7- Long considered the best option for growth investors, technology funds have lost some of their edge. It's not just that many technology funds have large stakes in Apple Inc, whose shares have fallen nearly 23 percent over the last year as it lost share of the worldwide smartphone market to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
Akamai has a good relationship with the Chinese government and they're "not exploiting" the company's equipment there, the CEO of the online content delivery network told CNBC.