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Blackstone, Icahn Set Up 3-Way Battle To Buy Dell

Michael Dell

Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war for the world's No. 3 PC maker.

A Ticking Data Time Bomb

Laptop On Train

New research from Sony shows that the increase in employees bringing their personal devices into work combined with poor security habits is creating a ticking data security time bomb.

ST-Ericsson To Lose 1,600 jobs

Closed Sign

ST Ericsson, the mobile chip joint venture, is to close with the loss of 1,600 jobs in Sweden, Germany, India and China, having been crushed by competition from Asian chipmakers and the collapse of Finnish phonemaker Nokia's smartphone business.