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Technology companies are the first companies to get a boost from a recovering economy as more companies upgrade their technology, said John Chambers, CEO of Cisco.
The world's biggest software reported a profit that was pushed higher by improved sales of personal computers.
Look no further than the Windows 7 upgrade cycle, courtesy of retail sales, for the real strength behind this story.
Microsoft sits in the sweet spot of global economic recovery, but this company still has to outperform Street expectations in order for this stock to really work. At least that's the word from several analysts I'm talking to ahead of the company's second fiscal quarter earnings later today.
Could Apple’s new iPad end up being too much of a good thing? The New York Times wonders.
This is a live blog from Jim Goldman who is in San Francisco attending an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts where it is expected Apple will unveil and share details of its newest product, The iPad.
With the widely anticipated introduction of a tablet computer at an event here on Wednesday morning, Apple may be giving the media industry a kind of time machine — a chance to undo mistakes of the past.
So here we go. About 24 hours to go until one of the most hyped products in Apple's history finally goes public. And that's saying something, especially after iPhone a few years back.
Apple knocked one out of the park with its first quarter earnings, but in the process threw all of us for a curve as the company adopted accounting changes, and essentially took what was non-GAAP numbers and turned them into GAAP results instead.
How would you like to make a bearish bet on Apple where the worst case case scenario involves you buying the stock down 10% from here? Apparently one option trader likes those odds.
So just how good a quarter will Apple have? Independent analyst Andy Zaky thinks the answer is "very good" indeed.
Apple’s move to open up the iPhone to outside programmers in 2008 started a software-writing frenzy. Giant companies and bedroom tinkerers alike rushed to get their applications into the App Store and onto the phone’s 3.5-inch touch screen.
Apple has captured a kind of perpetual motion in the market completely elusive to all others who have tried to match its performance. Monday's numbers should be a knock-out, but longer term, there simply is no better company in a better position than Apple.
Mad Money asks the CEO how he'll survive in an environment of high US unemployment and tighter lending standards in China.
Profits soared, revenue climbed and just about every other metric used to measure Google seemed strong in the company's fourth quarter. But when expectations reach fever pitch, whether realistic or not, heaven help the company that just doesn't measure up. Google didn't measure up.
When Google reports its fourth quarter numbers after the bell tonight, it's not going to be a question of whether the company beats the Street, but by how much, according to the myriad analysts I've been talking to. That's how sure they are that this company's earnings are in overdrive.
According to a new study, the mobile Internet tsunami looks like it’s just getting started. Here’s your shopping list of stocks to play it.
Seems hard-to-please eBay investors are pushing the "Sell It Now" button despite the company's top and bottomline beats for its fourth quarter.
Got an intriguing email from a knowledgeable source very familiar with search dynamics involving Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo for that matter..
If hackers could steal the source codes of technology companies like Google or Cisco, they could essentially give themselves secret access to everything the company and its customers did with the software. The NYT reports.
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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.
Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.
Mark is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.