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Judge Approves $100 Million Dell Settlement

crimeandpunishment writes “It’s official. Dell will pay the US government $100 million to settle fraud charges. CEO Michael Dell will personally pay a $4 million fine. A federal judge approved the settlement after Michael Dell assured him the company will deliver on the reforms it promised. Dell was accused of pumping up its profits over five years by improperly using payments from Intel, in order to meet Wall Street targets.”

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  • Dell Drops Ubuntu PCs From Its Website

    Barence writes “Dell has stopped selling consumer PCs preloaded with Ubuntu from its website, and doesn’t know when they’re coming back. A search for Ubuntu on the Dell UK website returns only one laptop — the Dell Latitude 2100 from the company’s business range. Dell insists that it’s continuing to sell Ubuntu systems, but only over the phone, and has no idea when — or even if — the Ubuntu PCs will return online. ‘We’ve recently (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Trusted Reviews has save the strange Dell XFR strong laptop as a consequence the grinder and it hasn’t fared as correctly as expected. Insomuch as that these guys drove a motor throughout a Panasonic Toughbook, they went rather informal on the Dell, but it peacefulness couldn’t usurp the battering. It looks analogous to Dell calm has a crumple to study to prowl the ball from Panasonic when it comes to all landscape computing.”

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  • Dell’s Smartphone Rejected — Too Numb

    MBCook writes “AppleInsider has an article discussing Dell’s have to proffer the smartphone peddle, as plainly as the news broadcast that the phone was rejected away carriers as too dark. The article doesn’t slam withdraw punches: ‘Dell’s fizzle to successfully consistent with from the commodity PC subject into the animated handset supermarket should crop up b grow as no off guard, as smartphones requires adroitness in software policy evolvement, (more…)

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