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January has proven to be quite the busy month. We went from the Consumer Electronics Show, to Macworld, and then right into earnings season. And while there have been few tech surprises so far, this week promises to be filled with major headlines.
Hewlett-Packard extended its lead over Dell in the worldwide personal-computer market in the fourth quarter, according to reports released Wednesday by two top technology research firms.
Microsoft shares have been on a run in the last six months – moving up almost 58 percent. That, of course, is due in part to the impending release of the company’s most important product in years – Vista.
The size of the sale to Dell is the same as one to Cisco Systems, which until now has been Salesforce's single largest customer.
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices plunged, a day after the world's second-largest microprocessor maker said that low chip prices hacked into the company's fourth-quarter results.
Dell said Wednesday that the head of its commercial business group would retire in March and the No. 2 PC maker plans to split that unit into two as it streamlines its business.
U.S. jobs data will guide the markets today and bad news from Motorola is rippling through global markets. An early look shows U.S. equities weaker ahead of the opening. European stocks are lower as commodity driven shares continue to sell off and most Asian markets closed with losses.
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Shares of computer and server maker Dell took a slight dip after an analyst suggested the Chinese government put the kibosh on a rumored agreement for Dell to buy Beijing-based Founder Electronics' PC division.
Dell's naming of former American Airlines chief Don Carty to its top financial post may have raised some eyebrows. But as a long-time Dell board member and head of its auditing committee, Carty is well-suited for the job, reports CNBC's Phil Lebeau.
U.S. stocks are aiming higher after a late day rally gave stocks a lift yesterday, resulting in another record on the Dow but in a mixed market. Oil is firmer this morning, and energy shares were among those rebounding late yesterday after several losing sessions. Tokyo stocks were higher, and European markets were mostly higher with technology stocks among the winners.
Dell picks former AMR chairman and chief executive Donald J. Carty to the posts of vice chairman and chief financial officer.
Computer maker Dell filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday to delay its third-quarter financial report, citing ongoing regulatory investigations into its accounting and financial reporting matters.
"2006 was an important year. We're a company that's transforming, not transformed. We still have a lot of work left to be done." That's the upshot from HP CEO Mark Hurd addressing a couple of hundred Wall Street analysts and assembled media at the Sheraton New York this morning.
If you haven't finsihed your holiday shopping. Don’t worry: Gian Fulgoni is sure you’ll get to it today, Tuesday or Wednesday.
The hedge-fund manager and Web columnist talks about YouTube, Vista and the new tech boom with CNBC’s Bianna Golodryga, in an exclusive interview on cnbc.com’s home page.