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Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion, the companies announced Monday. (Paul Sakuma/AP)
Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion, the companies announced Monday. (Paul Sakuma/AP)
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If something’s worth what someone will pay for it, then the pending sale of data storage giant EMC is a gold medal for the Massachusetts tech sector. Texas computer maker Dell is buying the Hopkinton, Massachusetts, data storage company for a whopping $67 billion. So why is the pending sale renewing doubts about the prowess of the Massachusetts tech sector? Curt Nickisch from Here & Now contributor WBUR explains.

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This segment aired on October 19, 2015.

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