One of the companies, the new HP Inc., will stick with PCs and printers and will invest in "growth markets such as 3D printing and new computing experiences."
The activist investor quits the fight to win control over Dell, but doesn't exactly cease hostilities. He quips (or so he says): "What's the difference between Dell and a dictatorship?"
The private equity firm also cites Dell's "rapidly eroding financial profile" as part of its reason to withdraw from the takeover process.
The activist investor, who doesn't like Dell's plan to go private, now can review the PC maker's confidential information.
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A photo of a massive robot arm entertaining guests at a Google I/O party this week really needed a good caption, so we reached out to readers. Here's what they came up with.
The domain registrar says its company name can no longer be found on a U.S. Congressional list of SOPA supporters. But is that the same as opposing the controversial bill?
Facing increasing pressure for its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act, domain registrar Go Daddy said that it's no longer supporting the bill.
The brilliant, irascible impresario championed the transition from minicomputers and beige IBM boxes to the Macintosh, the iPhone, and the concept that technology should be fun to use.
Normally $40, this hugely popular mouse features a unique folding design that makes it equally well-suited to desktop and travel use.