• Diebold said its board has rejected an unsolicited $2.64 million takeover offer by diversified U.S. manufacturer United Technologies.

  • Dell Quarterly Profit Falls; Results Short of Forecasts Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 5:25 PM ET
    Dell Laptops

    Dell posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and cautioned that customers may rein in spending, sending its shares lower in extended trading.

  • Samsung Finalizing LCD Line Talks with Sony Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 11:39 PM ET
    Sony Building

    Samsung Electronics is in the final stages of talks with Sony to jointly build a new LCD panel production line and the two may cooperate on another, bigger line, a Samsung source said on Wednesday.

  • Sony, Sharp to set up large LCD joint venture Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 1:25 AM ET
    Sony Building

    Sony and Sharp, the world's second-and third-largest liquid crystal display TV makers, said they would set up a joint venture to make and sell large LCD panels.

  • Group Uses Cold Air to Hack Security Software Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 12:19 PM ET

    A group led by a Princeton University computer security researcher has developed a simple method to steal encrypted information stored on computer hard disks.

  • US, EU Plan Computer Counterfeit Crackdown Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | 9:58 AM ET

    EU and U.S. senior officials said on Friday they would crack down on counterfeiting of computer components after they seized over 360,000 fake items in just two weeks in a joint operation at the end of last year.

  • Analog Devices Profit Jumps as Sales Slow Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 5:31 PM ET

    Analog Devices quarterly profit more than doubled, driven by the sale of a business, while revenue at the maker of chips used in cars and video game consoles declined 2 percent.

  • Hewlett-Packard Tops Forecasts, Raises Outlook Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 5:39 PM ET
    Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett-Packard outperformed analysts' expectations with its quarterly earnings, and the company's shares jumped after market hours.

  • Toshiba Quits HD DVD, Surrenders in Format War Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Japan's Toshiba waved the white flag in the home movie war, giving up on its HD DVD format after losing the support of key studios and retailers to  Blu-ray technology backed by Sony.

  • Microsoft to Launch Proxy Fight with Yahoo Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 11:43 AM ET
    Bill Gates

    In an escalation of its fight for Yahoo, Microsoft will authorize a proxy fight at the Internet company this week, according to people briefed on the matter.

  • NetApp Sees Sales Shy of Forecasts; Shares Fall Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Network Appliance posted a higher quarterly profit but forecast lower-than-expected revenue in the current quarter, sending its shares lower.

  • Dell Won't Sell Most AMD-Powered Systems on Web Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 3:01 PM ET
    Dell Optiplex GX620 desktop

    U.S. computer maker Dell said on Friday that it was offering the majority of its consumer personal computers with Advanced Micro Devices chips through retail stores and by phone rather than the Internet.

  • Financials Overshadowing Strong Earnings Season Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    Excluding the financial sector, fourth-quarter earnings have been pretty solid so far.  But the stock market isn't paying much attention.

  • Cisco Sees Customers 'Increasingly Cautious' Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 3:32 PM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Cisco Systems met forecasts with its quarterly earnings, but its shares tumbled after CEO John Chambers said customers are becoming "increasingly cautious."

  • Toshiba to Invest $6.6 Billion in New Chip Plant Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 11:59 PM ET

    Japanese electronics conglomerate Toshiba will spend more than $6.6 billion to build a new NAND flash memory factory in northern Japan, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Thursday.

  • Hynix Posts Sharp Loss on Plunging DRAM Prices Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 7:43 PM ET

    Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, posted on Friday a steep net loss, its first in 4-½ years, as memory chip prices went into a tailspin, and the outlook for the sector remains bleak in the near term.

  • Corning Shares Rise as LCD Demand Grows Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Corning said its fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent, beating Wall Street expectations, on heavy demand for auto pollution filters and glass used in flat-screen televisions and computers.

  • Sun Micro Profit Nearly Doubles As Margins Climb Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 4:29 PM ET
    Sun Microsystems's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Sun Microsystems said its fiscal 2008 second-quarter earnings nearly doubled as services revenue increased and its gross margin improved.

  • Advantest Slashes Outlook on Slow Orders Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 11:09 PM ET

    Advantest, the world's largest maker of microchip testers, said on Thursday it had halved its annual outlook to below market expectations, amid competition from rivals' cheaper products.

  • Texas Instruments Profit Signals Strong Chip Market Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 10:29 AM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Cell phone chip maker Texas Instruments posted a quarterly profit and outlook that signaled solid demand for its chips despite a weak U.S. economy, sending its shares up more than 3 percent.

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