Marc FerrantiIDG News Service

Wall Street Beat: Software Earnings Look Good

The spectacle of Hewlett-Packard replacing CEO Leo Apotheker, who had been in the job just a year, with former eBay chief Meg Whitman this week all but obscured...

Wall Street Beat: Market Rally, Tablet Excitement Lifts IT

Tech stocks rose along with major indexes this week as central banks came up with a plan to ease market fears about European sovereign debt, and as key IT...

MasterCard Gives Sneak Peek Into Mobile Payments Future

MasterCard also says that the Google Wallet application is within weeks of being ready.

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Discussions Continue in Google Books Lawsuit, Attorneys Say

Lawyers for both sides expressed optimism about the progress that has been made during discussions since July.

Wall Street Beat: Mixed Signals for Hardware, Components

Hardware and components insiders are giving off mixed signals about how business will fare for the rest of the year.

Wall Street Beat: Megamergers, Earnings Roil Tech

Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, acquisitions and earnings news from the world's top PC makers (Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Lenovo), the biggest...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Shares on Wild Ride

U.S. stock markets edged up for the day Friday afternoon, but fears of an economic slowdown and concerns about the debt crisis in Europe caused technology stocks...

Wall Street Beat: How Bad Will It Get for Tech?

U.S. exchanges were volatile Friday after suffering their worst drop in more than two years Thursday, taking IT companies' shares down along with stocks in just...

Wall Street Beat: Debt, GDP Weigh on Tech Shares

Though faring better than businesses in other sectors, technology companies have not escaped the market storm stirred up by reports of tepid economic growth and...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Earnings Show Sector Strength

A raft of computer and software vendor financial results this week, including reports from IBM, Intel, Apple and Microsoft, revealed some record quarterly...

Wall Street Beat: Google Stirs Market Optimism

Google's surprisingly strong earnings helped spark renewed confidence in the tech sector in advance of a raft of vendor earnings announcements next week, as...

Wall Street Beat: Uncertainty Hits Tech Stocks

The two-week stock market rally in technology, among other sectors of the economy, came to a screeching halt Friday as the U.S. Bureau of Labor issued its...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Starts Q3 With Upbeat Outlook

Tech companies this week enjoyed an end-of-quarter market rally as concerns about the recovery abated somewhat and reports from market analysts indicated that IT...

Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT Software Sales up

Oracle, Red Hat, Tibco and Adobe this week showed that software sales, especially for products geared for the enterprise, continue to be strong even though...

IBM: Highlights Of 100 Years

As IBM celebrates its 100th birthday this month, we take a look back at some of the major moments in the company's history.