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The build up to yesterday's board of directors meeting at Apple was pretty significant. Fifty articles or so mentioned that the group was meeting, and topping the agenda would be the discussion of a possible replacement to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who announced his resignation from the board just a few weeks ago.
Five years ago today, Larry Page's and Sergey Brin's dorm room project Google was reborn as a publicly traded company, going out at what was then a jaw-dropping $85 a share in that unusual Dutch auction, closing that first day of trading at $108 and change.
Hewlett-Packard needed to wow Wall Street and the company delivered the goods tonight, beating the Street by a penny a share with 91 cents on better than expected revenue of $27.45 billion against the $27.3 billion consensus.
When Hewlett-Packard reports its earnings after the bell tonight, it should go a long way toward keeping the optimism alive in the tech sector.
The back-to-school shopping season has begun and although spending is expected to decrease in most categories, industry analysts anticipate seeing growth in PCs and consumer electronics.
Western Digital saw heavy trading in both stock and options yesterday ahead of its earnings report after the market closes today.
IBM and Google reported earnings that beat analysts’ forecasts on Thursday. But should investors buy them? Analysts Robert Cihra and Clayton Moran shared their insights.
Intel's earnings results have set the state for the next leg of the chip rally, said Craig Berger, senior technology analyst at FBR Capital Markets — but he says investors can do better.
Options traders apparently think that Western Digital is headed lower. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected heavy activity in the July 22.50 puts, which changed hands for $0.60 to $0.90 Tuesday morning.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: David Pogue of the New York Times takes us behind the personal computing phenomenon.
Intel is hosting a 2-day analyst/investor conference. What can investors expect from the chip maker? Doug Freedman, Broadpoint AmTech senior semiconductor analyst, offered CNBC his outlook for Intel and the industry in general.
Technology shares such as Japan's Elpida Memory and South Korea's LG Display have been on a rally. But what comes first — the D-Ram chip or the flat panel screen? The Nasdaq and the TAIEX (Taiwan Index) give the answer to this question.
Seagate Technology climbed as much as 11 percent Tuesday after unveiling a new product line, but options movement suggested traders are expecting more upside.
While guidance from financials is generally downbeat again, there are a few outliers reporting good results outside of the banks.
Intel reported earnings that fell precipitously from last year but matched Wall Street forecasts, the chip maker tempered its outlook for the current quarter.
Among computer geeks of a certain age Microsoft has long been synonymous with the word evil. I think that's giving the brass at Microsoft a little too much credit. To me, they're just clueless. Steve Ballmer should just go ahead and fire everyone over the age of, say, 35, and let people who really understand how computers are used run the show.
CES will be something of a preview of what’s to come for the consumer electronics industry this year. Less will have to be more, as revenue and investment shrink while buyers and profits become scarce.
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said a hormone imbalance is behind the weight loss that has prompted rumors about his health.
Cisco Systems, the dominant provider of the digital pipes that run the Internet, is making a big play in digital entertainment, the New York Times reports.
For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.