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Dell

Dell is an American multinational computer technology corporation founded in 1984 by Michael Dell.

Overview

Dell Technologies, commonly known as Dell, is an American multinational computer technology corporation. The Round Rock, Texas-based company was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell, who started the company in his University of Texas dorm room. Dell manufactures and sells a myriad of personal and business computing technology and accessories, including computers, laptops, desktops, hardware, software, and cloud computing software.

After initially going public in 1988, Dell became a private company in 2013 after Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners bought back the company from shareholders. In 2015, the company acquired EMC Corporation for $67 billion and adopted the current Dell Technologies moniker. The merger is the largest tech deal in history as of 2022. Dell once again went public in 2018.

Timeline

June 18, 2021
Dell launches new Inspiron laptops in India.
May 27, 2021
Dell launches new Latitude and Precision business laptops in India.
May 17, 2021
Dell launches its new Precision Series laptops.
May 4, 2021
Dell releases a security patch that addresses multiple vulnerabilities in hundreds of its computers dating back to 2009.
January 5, 2021
Dell announces a new addition to its UltraSharp family of curved monitors.
2021
Dell announces it is releasing a new generation of mid-range Inspiron laptops.
August 18, 2020
Dell launches XPS 17 laptop starting at Rs 2,09,500 in Indian market.
2019
Dell announces a refresh of its XPS 13 laptop with Intel's 10th Gen Core processors.
2016
Dell acquires EMC for $67 billion.
2015
Dell acquires VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion).

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Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Best New DELL Laptops for 2022

Web

September 15, 2021

Dell XPS 13 Plus upgrades one of our fave Windows laptops

Web

January 4, 2022

Dell's XPS 13 Plus is simply gorgeous | CES 2022

Web

January 4, 2022

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Andrew Cunningham
September 17, 2021
Ars Technica
Limited ports and a midrange GPU don't detract much from an excellent laptop.
Yann Serra
September 8, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
Dell's still top of the storage supplier pile with midrange arrays doing well, but meanwhile NetApp and Pure are making gains on the rise of public cloud
Andrew Cunningham
September 1, 2021
Ars Technica
Affected users are being told to reinstall Windows 10.
Simon Sharwood
August 30, 2021
go.theregister.com
One engine failed a second into flight, but it still managed to reach 50km altitude
Katyanna Quach
August 27, 2021
go.theregister.com
Hopefully this'll be the sample that eventually gets sent back to Earth
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