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Big shareholder supports alternative deal for Dell

SAN FRANCISCO — Dell’s largest independent shareholder is leaning toward supporting one of the two bidders trying to scuttle the slumping personal computer maker’s proposed $24.4 billion sale to a group including CEO Michael Dell. Southeastern Asset Management expressed its ...

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Factory orders signal investment surge

WASHINGTON — U.S. orders for machinery and other factory goods that signal business investment surged in January, indicating confidence in the economy. The Commerce Department said Wednesday orders for so-called core capital goods, which also include equipment and computers, rose ...

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Micros Systems shuffles top leadership

Micros Systems Inc., of Columbia, a provider of computer systems to the hospitality and retail industries, announced that Peter Altabef, the former president of Dell Services, has been elected to succeed A.L. “Tom” Giannopoulos as its president and CEO, effective Jan. 2, 2013.

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Factory orders increased 0.7 percent in May

WASHINGTON — Companies placed more orders with U.S. factories in May from April, demanding more computers, machinery and other equipment that signal investment plans. The increase is a welcome sign after two months of declining factory orders. Still, factory orders ...

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