While there has been talk recently about Dell's (UNKNOWN:UNKNOWN) interest in going private, news that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) may want to play some part in a potential Dell buyout has shares of Dell up again today, putting it above 25% in the past month. In this video, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner talks about whether such a move would make sense for Microsoft in its ultimate goal to become more relevant in the next generation of computing devices, such as mobile devices and tablets.

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