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Clipper Race Update: The South Atlantic Challenge

January 24, 2018

This is the third in a series of blogs by Dell Ambassadors competing in the Clipper Race, a 40,000 nautical mile race around the world in 70-foot racing yachts. You can find the first post from Samantha Harper, and the second post from Marek Omilian, here on Direct2Dell. For more background on Dell’s involvement, read our initial blog about this exciting race here. The South Atlantic Challenge Leg 2 : Punta del Este, Uruguay to Cape Town, South Africa: 3,560 nautical miles :…

Today, Tomorrow’s Technology Ready for Close-up at Sundance

January 23, 2018

Dell brings powerful tech and innovation to Sundance; creators discover new possibilities on the big screen and in virtual reality. Every January, thousands of filmmakers, critics and fans fill the snowy streets of Park City to attend the Sundance Film Festival – the largest independent film festival in the United States.  While the popularity and cultural reach of the festival have grown immensely since its first screening in 1978, the Sundance Institute – the organization behind the event – remains…

Dell EMC World is now Dell Technologies World

January 22, 2018

Build on a legacy of innovation. That was one of the six lessons John Powers, principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP, says was learned from the merger of Dell and EMC. It’s one that we continue to leverage as today Dell EMC World officially evolves to become Dell Technologies World, happening April 30 – May 3, 2018. As Sam Pudwell of Silicon UK said after Dell EMC World last year, trying to get your head around the breadth of Dell Technologies is…

We’re Honored to be Counted Among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

January 19, 2018

The information highway has made the world a much smaller field on which multinational companies must build their businesses and compete for customers. And at the core of every successful business is a strong and positive brand reputation. It’s inescapable. A tarnished reputation can significantly hurt, or even destroy, a business. Likewise, having a good reputation among your customers and partners is the foundation on which long-term, successful business relationships are built. It’s because of this that Dell Technologies is…

New Intersections of Technology and Film at 2018 Sundance Film Festival

January 18, 2018

Pack your snow boots, get your red carpet look ready and pop the popcorn. It’s officially Sundance season. The annual Sundance Film Festival brings thousands of filmmakers from all over the world to Park City, UT, with the opportunity to spotlight some of the great work in film we’ll see this year. Dell will use this year’s event to celebrate the continued collaboration between the film and technology industry. We are proud to continue our commitment to our customers in…

Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures with Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

January 9, 2018

Dell and actress, entrepreneur and activist Nikki Reed are announcing a collaboration in support of the sustainable design movement. The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love and Dell is a new limited edition, jewelry collection made in the US and sourced from gold recovered from Dell’s recycling programs. The collection, which includes 14- and 18-carat gold rings, earrings and cufflinks, will be showcased at this year’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2018) to highlight the widespread impact that e-waste, or disposable…

¿Sientes miedo del 2018? Es momento de emprender

January 4, 2018

No es secreto; se viene un año de incertidumbre en la región. En México, las elecciones de julio buscan cambiar el statu quo, mientras que distintos países se preparan para iniciar el proceso electoral, aumentando las preocupaciones y generando desconfianza del mercado global.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

December 12, 2017

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain. Additional supporting members of the group include UN Environment, 5Gyres Institute, Zoological Society of London and New Materials Institute.

Tax reform deal: Don’t leave business in the lurch

December 11, 2017

Excellent piece in The Hill by Michael Dell, focusing on the impact that the current tax reform package could have on businesses across the country. As Dell mentions, there are certain provisions in the current House and Senate bills that go against the key essence of the bill, unfairly penalizing businesses and hindering economic growth.

Dell Inc. Expects to Donate Over $14 Million Globally in STEM Education for Underserved Children This Year

October 11, 2017

As a part of ongoing efforts to invest in a more diverse technology workforce, Dell Inc. expects to contribute $14 million in grants and technology donations to support future generations of STEM workers, in current fiscal year which ends Feb. 3, 2018. Current donations made across Dell’s 71 youth learning partners globally are expected to bring technology education to more than 1.5 million underserved youth. With the expected contributions, a total of 4 million children will be impacted through Dell’s…