FWIW, Mark Hurd squelches Dell rumors

Oracle co-president Mark Hurd, in response to a question, indicates zero interest in becoming Dell CEO. Blackstone Group reportedly had Hurd on its short list of prospective picks should it win the Dell deal.

Dell acknowledges two more bids

Dell’s future remains up in the air, with now not one but three potential deals officially on the table. The board’s special committee deemed both the new Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn bids worthy of consideration.