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  • Red Hat Profit, Revenue Outlook Top Forecasts Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Oracle reported a profit that rose 30 percent over last year and matched analysts' expectations, but the software company's shares fell as sales came in short of forecasts.

  • Comcast, the cable giant, and file sharing web site BitTorrent, seem like natural enemies. The cable company wants to keep "broadband-hogging" BitTorrent from slowing down its system.

  • Oracle Tumbles After Sales Outlook Letdown Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 8:26 AM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle shares fell sharply a day after the company posted disappointing quarterly software sales and said its customers had become more cautious, quashing the idea that the software sector would be immune to the economic turmoil that has roiled the rest of the tech sector.

  • Oracle Earnings Rise but Software Sales Disappoint Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 4:11 PM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle reported a profit that rose 30 percent over last year and matched analysts' expectations, but the software company's shares fell as sales came in short of forecasts.

  • Oracle of Profits Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 1:28 PM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    This afternoon Oracle will give us a first look at how software companies did in the first months of 2008. Did the U.S. economic slowdown take a bite out of Oracle's business? Read on to see what other questions investors will be asking.

  • Adobe Shares Jump; Digital Content Boom Drives Profit Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 11:19 AM ET
    Adobe's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Demand for design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver and for its Acrobat publishing tool pushed Adobe Systems' profit up 52 percent in the first quarter, but the software maker still forecast just 13 percent revenue growth for the year.

  • Adobe's Better Than Expected Day Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    After the bell Tuesday, Adobe announced better than expected revenues and earnings. First quarter revenue came in at $890 million, up 37 percent from the year ago quarter. During the quarter the company spent $1.25 billion repurchasing 33.3 million shares of its outstanding stock, putting its GAAP diluted earnings at 38 cents per share, beating the target range...

  • Adobe Shares Jump on Higher Profit, Outlook Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 4:49 PM ET
    Adobe's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    U.S. software maker Adobe Systems on Tuesday posted a higher quarterly profit and gave a forecast that topped Wall Street expectations, sending shares up more than 7 percent in after-hours trade.

  • Apple's iPhone Enjoys Own Halo Effect? Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    When Apple opened its iPhone to software developers last week, as well as enterprise clients, I surmised then that the strategy could lead to the same kind of "halo effect" that iPod enjoyed.

  • Microsoft, Yahoo Met to Discuss Merger: Sources Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 11:49 AM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Senior executives from Microsoft and Yahoo met Monday to discuss Microsoft's takeover bid for the company, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.

  • Apple Breaks Tradition With iPhone SDK Release Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    It's unusual for Apple to issue press releases, but this was news the company probably couldn't wait to share: We knew that the software developer kit, the so-called SDK for iPhone, was likely going to be a big deal for the Apple community. And now we have some facts.

  • Google to Rule as EU OKs DoubleClick Buy Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 2:18 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    For Google, the European Union's ongoing scrutiny of its plans to buy DoubleClick has been an overhang on the stock since the deal was first announced. Today came the long-awaited EU blessing Google has been waiting for.

  • Beatles And Apple Inc "Come Together" Over iTunes? Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET

    I'm skeptical. Let me just say that right out of the gate. I'm skeptical that Apple Inc. and Apple Corps have signed a deal to put the Beatles' 255 song catalogue on the iTunes web site. Don't get me wrong, I see the economies here and I know that everyone involved sees $$$ in their eyes

  • Tour de Salesforce.com Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    This is quite possibly the last momentum stock around. Here's why the CEO thinks the growth will continue.

  • A day after the iPhone news from Apple, we've all had a chance to digest the ramifications of the announcements and as you might expect, there's a lot of opinions floating through Wall Street about just how significant, and important the news is.

  • iPhone vs. BlackBerry: Apple Launches New Software Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    Apple will unveil a comprehensive set of tools for developers to create their own applications for the company's hot-selling iPhone, and then sell them on the iTunes web site.

  • Yahoo's Microsoft Tactic: Delaying the Inevitable Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Yahoo

    When in doubt, delay! That appears to be the strategy at Yahoo, where the company's board has authorized a deadline extension for outsiders to nominate their own slate of directors, which would have been next week. The new deadline will now be 10 days after the company announces the date of its annual shareholder meeting. This clock indeed is ticking...

  • Investors lined up 2 hours before the Apple shareholder meeting began here in Cupertino, California. It's a little unusual for them to be here so early, and I thought it might be related to the company's 40 percent plunge since the beginning of the year.

  • Intel's Bad News Ripples Through Tech Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.

 

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

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

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  • 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.

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