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  • NetApp Sees Huge Options Bet on Earnings Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 5:39 PM ET

    NetApp is seeing huge call volume Monday, ahead of its quarterly report Wednesday after the close. ... NTAP was above $26 in September, but bottomed at $10.39 in early November. Since then the data storage company has steadily climbed; at one point today the shares reached $16.74 after a Barron's article called the company recession-resistant.

  • Cisco And Its Good Timing Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 9:40 AM ET

    There may be a method to Cisco's madness when it comes to earnings announcements, and not running with the pack. The company reports after the bell tonight, and comes two weeks after the flood of tech earnings began.

  • Why a Microsoft Logo Makes a Bad Tattoo Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | 5:26 PM ET

    It’s generally a good rule of thumb to avoid tattoos of your company’s logo — especially in these hard economic times. For Microsoft solutions adviser Dan Woodman, that advice, unfortunately, came a little too late.

  • Tech Jobs

    Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported today the pace of tech industry job cuts jumped 167 percent in the second half of 2008, with computer, electronics and telecom firms slashing 186,995 jobs in 2008. It's the highest total since the 228,325 job cuts in 2003. And January is shaping up to be equally brutal.

  • Yahoo's Bartz Prepares To Meet The Street Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 11:41 AM ET
    Yahoo CEO, Carol Bartz

    Yahoo investors are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best, but those hopes are dim for any good news after the bell tonight when the company reports its fourth quarter earnings.

  • Apple's Conference Call: The Live Blog Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    This is a Live Blog of what some are calling the most anticipated earnings and conference call in Apple's history. Tim Cook - the acting CEO now that Steve Jobs has taken a medical leave will be front and center.

  • One Take On The SEC Inquiry Into Apple Worth Reading Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 3:35 PM ET
    Steve Jobs

    When it comes to Apple and Steve Jobs' health disclosures, indeed any perceived cover-up, it all comes down to what was known, and when. Easy questions to ask, but harder questions to answer.

  • IBM's Surprise Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    IBM pleasantly surprised everyone and is up 4 percent after the bell on strong earnings, guidance.

  • Apple On Deck; Tumult vs. Triumph? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 3:35 PM ET

    No question these are tumultuous times for Apple Inc. , and while it's easy to be distracted by the management, or mis-management at its highest echelons —depending upon who and what you believe — let's not forget that there is a company operating beneath those headlines, and that it will report its first quarter earnings Wednesday.

  • Autodesk to Cut 750 Jobs, Sees Fourth-Quarter Loss Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 10:10 AM ET

    Autodesk, the software company that has lost its leader to Yahoo, is cutting 750 jobs, or about 10 percent of its work force to cut expenses and expects to report a loss rather than a profit for the fourth quarter.

  • For Apple's Jobs, What a Difference a Week Makes Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:23 PM ET

    When Intel pre-released its worse-than-expected earnings last Wednesday there had to be a collective sigh of relief for so many tech companies looking at the same kind of thing on their books, and who didn't want to be the first to deal with the wrath of the market.

  • 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.

  • Ballmer Opens New Windows, Beats Microsoft Drum Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:26 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night to kick off the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the first time he has delivered the prestigious opening keynote address, a role filled by his colleague Bill Gates for the last 14 years.

  • 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.

  • A Smaller CES, But Big Tech News Still Expected Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    Here's the thing about technology and the technology industry: pioneers and visionaries like Microsoft, Intel, Sony and so many others didn't make their fortunes focused on today and tomorrow. They're all about the future, which is particularly important in today's current economic climate.

  • Options Action: What It Says for Cisco Systems Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 2:46 PM ET

    The bulls outweigh the bears on options trading for Cisco Systems, a day before the networking company is to unveil new consumer products and initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Options Traders Jumping On This Software Maker Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 1:58 PM ET

    Adobe Systems is up nearly 5 percent Tuesday — and continues to see call activity. The call buying began around a week ago, when we reported volume approaching four times the daily average for the maker of Photostop, Flash, and other popular software. Today, trading continued to surge...

  • This is the live blog of Macworld from the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The keynote speech is by Senior VP of of Worldwide Product Marketing, Phil Schiller.

  • What Options Traders Are Saying About Adobe Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 10:46 AM ET

    Adobe Systems is down more than 51 percent this year — but is seeing huge call activity. The average daily call volume is 3,300, but Tuesday the software maker saw more than 12,000 contracts trade at the February 22.50 strike alone (AEQBX), most of them for $1, according to OptionMonster's tracking systems.

  • 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.

 

  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

  • Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.

  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

  • Mark Berniker

    Mark Berniker is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.