Thursday, August 22, 2019

Dell buys EMC for $67 billion — a staggering sum (confirmed)

Michael Dell found some cash behind the couch cushions. So he’s getting EMC. Gulp.

The transaction will be announced today, we’re told. And it’s a biggie—the second-biggest tech merger ever.

Easy as Dell. That’s what they used to say. But deals like this are never straightforward, especially for the employees who lose their jobs.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers try to grok the sums involved. Not to mention: Benjamin in happier times

curated these bloggy bits for your entertainment.
[Developing story: Updated 4:20 am PT with confirmation and clarification of deal size]

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