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Earnings roundup: Dell, Bally Technologies

The Associated Press

Among the earnings stories for Thursday, Aug. 15, from AP Business News:

— Dell Inc.'s woes worsened during its most recent quarter as the slumping personal computer maker resorted to rampant price cutting to slow a sales decline driven by a growing reliance on smartphones and tablets to connect to the Internet and perform other technological tasks.

— Bally Technologies Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income jumped nearly 41 percent as revenue rose faster than costs for the gaming technology company.