Activist investor Carl Ichan has teamed with another large shareholder in Dell to put forward an alternative to Michael Dell’s plans to take the struggling computer giant private in a $24.4bn (£16bn) deal.
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Wednesday 25 February 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
The credit crunch is hitting the average punter hard but an order book of more than 120 for the electrically powered Lightning car, which costs around £125,000, suggests some people still have cash to splash.
Friday 09 January 2009
Thursday 08 January 2009
Computer giant Dell is to axe 1,900 jobs at its flagship manufacturing plant, the company confirmed today.
Tuesday 15 July 2008
Friday 16 May 2008
Yahoo's board members acted "irrationally" and "irresponsibly" in rejecting a $46bn bid from Microsoft, the billionaire Carl Icahn said yesterday as he launched a campaign to oust them.
Thursday 10 April 2008
The loos flush using rainwater, roofs are covered with sedum plants, the building is heated using the playground and the desks are made from drainpipes. In the "living" classroom, wearing jerseys bearing the school's part-flower, part-windmill logo, a group of nine to 11-year-olds demonstrate their field skills by looking for creepy-crawlies with magnifying glasses. Imogen, a bright-eyed nine year-old, talks to me about carpets. "They're made up of tiles," she tells me authoritively. "So that when it wears out, they can replace one or two rather than the whole carpet."
Monday 17 March 2008
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Thursday 17 January 2008
Thursday 05 October 2006
What a celebration they have in mind is unclear. When the celebration will take place is also uncertain. But Republicans in Washington are so certain of the US making progress in Iraq and Afghanistan that they have set aside $20m (£11m) for a "commemoration of success".
Saturday 15 October 2005
Sunday 21 August 2005
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- 2 Notes from a small island: Is Sealand an independent 'micronation' or an illegal fortress?
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 'Swivel-gate': David Cameron at war with press over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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