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Dell will soon be a public company (again)

Dell, which went private in one of the the largest leveraged buyouts in tech circa 2013, announced today that it will once again be going public through a relatively complex mechanism that will once a

Build your own token sale with CoinLaunch’s CoinCreator

Building a token sale is at once quite simple and quite complex. A number of issues crop up immediately, including, but not limited to, the need for an expensive team of lawyers, marketers, social med

The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years

This is a list of tech deals from the past half decade that were surprising because of their size, impact or seeming randomness. Some have paid off, while others (cough*Microsoft-Nokia*cough) remain 

$67 billion Dell-EMC deal closes today

Last Fall, rumors began circulating that Dell was interested in acquiring EMC. On October 12th, the rumors proved true when Dell announced it was buying EMC for an astonishing $67 billion, a record p

Confirmed: Dell sells software division to Francisco Partners and Elliott Management

TechCrunch has confirmed that Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have agreed to acquire Dell’s software division. Elliott Management, Francisco Partners and Dell issued a joint press r

Pivotal confirms Series C round is actually over $650 million

Pivotal filed a Form D last week with the SEC, indicating that last week’s $253 million round was actually closer to $653 million. Where did the extra money come from? Well, existing investors E

Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation

Pivotal has a couple of new friends with big wallets. Today it announced that Ford and Microsoft were joining EMC, VMware and GE as investment partners on a massive $253 million Series C investment wi

Michael Dell reveals new branding scheme for the Dell-EMC conglomeration

Michael Dell today revealed the new names, and yes we are talking multiple names, for the artist formerly known as the Dell-EMC deal. EMC will be deprecated for the main branding Dell Technologies

Rumors swirl EMC wants to dump Documentum ahead of Dell acquisition

Rumors are flying today that to nobody’s surprise, EMC and by extension its new sugar Daddy Dell are looking to dump dowdy Documentum, the company’s enterprise content management product.

EMC CEO Tucci Maintains Deal With Dell Still On Track To Close Later This Year

EMC CEO Joe Tucci, responding to an analyst’s question on this morning’s earnings call about the status of the Dell deal, let it be known in no uncertain terms that the deal is going forwa

EMC Confirms Layoffs As Cost-Cutting Measures Begin Ahead Of Dell Acquisition

Some EMC employees got some harsh news this week as anticipated layoffs have begun at the Massachusetts company. A company spokesperson confirmed the news, but declined to offer a specific number

Plot Thickens In Dell-EMC Deal As VMware Announces It’s Walking Away From Virtustream Deal With EMC

Ah, nothing goes easy with that $67 billion Dell-EMC deal, does it? Today the plot thickened a bit more when VMware announced in a filing with the SEC that it was walking away from the agreement with

Dell-EMC Deal All Systems Go As ‘Go Shop’ Provision Expires

When EMC and Dell announced their $67 billion deal in October, there was an interesting provision in the agreement — language that allowed EMC to continue shopping for a better deal. This &#8216

Dell Could Be Shopping Some Assets To Help Relieve EMC Deal Debt Load

Since Dell announced its intention to buy EMC for $67 billion in October, there has been a lot of speculation about how the company was going to pay off the massive $40 billion debt it used to finance

Dell-EMC Deal Facing Issues On Multiple Fronts

When the news broke in early October that Dell was planning on buying EMC for a whopping $67 billion, more than a few jaws dropped (including mine), but in the weeks since, reports have surfaced abou

Pivotal IPO Could Make Dell-EMC Deal Even More Complicated

Even while the Dell-EMC deal seemingly moves forward, there is still plenty of maneuvering going on at EMC . A couple of weeks ago VMware announced it was creating a new company called Virtustre

Is Dell-EMC The Canary In The Coal Mine For More Enterprise M&A?

When Dell announced it was buying EMC earlier this month for $67 billion, it would have been easy to see the deal in isolation, but what if it were the first of many such deals? Could Oracle, for exa

EMC And VMware Spin Out Virtustream As Jointly Owned Company

In a surprise move today at its earnings call, VMware announced that together with EMC, it was forming a jointly-owned company under the name of Virtustream, which is the company EMC bought last sprin

Dell Needs To Decide What To Keep And What To Sell After EMC Deal

In the brave new enterprise world, organizations will be awash in big data, and it’s against this backdrop that Dell bought EMC this week for the astonishing sum of $67 billion. All of this data

VMware Reports Q3 Sales Of $1.67B, Stock Drops After Dell Offers $67B For EMC

Alongside the not-unexpected news that Dell would acquire EMC in a record $67.1 billion deal, EMC-controlled VMware released an early look at its Q3 results: The virtualization giant said it ex
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