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  • Why Isn't Apple's Board 'Cook'in' Yet? Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 3:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Google at Five: Happy IPO Birthday Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    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.

  • HP Continues Tech's Big 'Mo' Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 4:40 PM ET
    HP

    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.

  • Will HP Let the Good Tech Times Continue to Roll? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 1:22 PM ET
    HP

    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.

  • China Retail

    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.

  • Will Western Digital Continue Its 'Extraordinary' Run? Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | 8:01 AM ET

    Western Digital saw heavy trading in both stock and options yesterday ahead of its earnings report after the market closes today.

  • Two Tech Stocks: Analysts' Picks and Pans Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | 11:58 AM ET

    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.

  • Tech Stocks That Are 'Better' Than Intel: Analyst Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 3:34 PM ET

    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.

  • Why Options Think Western Digital is Headed Lower Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 4:33 PM ET

    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.

  • Web Extra: Why Netbooks are So Popular Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 4:36 PM ET

    NOT SEEN ON T.V.: David Pogue of the New York Times takes us behind the personal computing phenomenon.

  • Stock Picker: My Intel, AMD Plays Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 1:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Can the Nasdaq Predict Where the DRAM Heads? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 7:55 PM ET

    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: What Options Traders Think Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:05 PM ET

    Seagate Technology climbed as much as 11 percent Tuesday after unveiling a new product line, but options movement suggested traders are expecting more upside.

  • Away From The Financials - Some Hope Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 9:25 AM ET

    While guidance from financials is generally downbeat again, there are a few outliers reporting good results outside of the banks.

  • Intel Earnings Fall as PC Sales Remain Weak Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 5:26 PM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel reported earnings that fell precipitously from last year but matched Wall Street forecasts, the chip maker tempered its outlook for the current quarter.

  • Clueless at Microsoft? Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 11:42 AM ET
    Microsoft

    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.

  • Industry Slowdown May Steal Show Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 12:41 PM ET
    Samsung's flat-panel television display is shown at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    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's Jobs Says Hormone Issue Caused Weight Loss Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 11:29 AM ET
    Steve Jobs

    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.

  • Predictions '09:  Game Makers Will Lead Tech Sector Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | 9:10 AM ET
    Wii Cars Video Game

    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.