Weekly Recap: Dell in the News – December 30 edition

 Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. 

Story of the Week

DISA gets a spoonful of Froyo, approves Dell Venue for military use Engadget – Dec. 28, 2011
Well the DISA's latest list of approved gear now includes Dell's Venue and the custom version of Froyo that it runs.

Other Dell News

Yes, Virginia, consumers will buy big-ticket items via mobile Internet Retailer – Dec. 27, 2011
Dell Inc. couldn’t be happier with its app. It launched an Android app version of its complete online store Aug. 25 and an iPhone app Oct. 10. Since then sales have been significant, says Dell, which declines to reveal exact numbers.

We see huge growth in the services space LiveMint.com, India – Dec 28, 2011
As the $62 billion Dell Inc. tries to transform itself from an information technology (IT) hardware company to a technology solutions provider, in India it is looking to the small and medium business sector to drive the change.

Industry Quotes & Insight

“Dell’s average order value for mobile purchases is 25% higher than online.” – Bill Siwicki, Internet Retailer

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