BlackBerry is abandoning a plan to sell itself and instead will replace its chief executive officer and raise about $1 billion from institutional investors, including its largest shareholder, the smartphone maker today. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters
Blackberry is not for sale

Smartphone maker BlackBerry is abandoning a plan to sell itself and instead will replace its chief executive officer and raise about $1 billion (€0(...)

Dell  CEO Michael Dell: wants to take PC maker private

“We are pleased to have won another battle in the Dell war but the war itself is far from over. More to follow.”That cautiously optimistic tweet last (...)

Dell’s largest independent shareholder, Southeastern Asset Management, has told the computer maker that a $24.4 billion buyout bid undervalues it, adding to a chorus of investor dissatisfaction with the landmark deal to take it private.

Michael Dell has said he is willing to “explore in good faith” the possibility of working with Blackstone or Carl Icahn, which(...)

Investor Carl Icahn is to see Dell’s books. Photograph: Chip East/Reuters

Dell has agreed to give Carl Icahn a closer look at its books less than a week after the activist investor joined a growing chorus of opposition to(...)