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News Summary: Dell board seeks Icahn plan info

The Associated Press

INFORMATION PLEASE: A special committee of computer maker Dell Inc.'s board said Monday it needs details from shareholders Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management in order to consider their challenge to Michael Dell's $24.4 billion buyout plan.

ICAHN CAN?: The committee wants to know more about how the Icahn and Southeastern plan would be financed and who would run the company, among other details.

PUBLIC ACCESS: Icahn and Southeastern want to keep Dell publicly traded and give shareholders $12 in cash or more shares. Michael Dell plans to pay $13.65 per share to take the company private.