Marc FerrantiIDG News Service

RIM Says Q2 Forecast Is Lower Than Expected

Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected.

100 Years of IBM: Milestones

From punch cards to the Selectric to the ThinkPad, IBM has been a driving force in technology for a century.

Wall Street Beat: IT Gets Hit in Market Slump

Major U.S. stock markets on Friday closed for a sixth straight week of losses, the worst weekly losing streak since the third quarter of 2002, during the dot-com...

Wall Street Beat: IT Will Have Winners, Losers

Though signs for IT remain positive this year, worries about the economy sapped investor confidence this week as a wide range of businesses, including big...

Wall Street Beat: Servers Up, PCs Down

Good news trickled in this week for the hardware sector, plagued by a slump in the traditional PC market, as Gartner reported that server sales rose during the...

Wall Street Beat: IPO, Enterprise Sales Boost Tech

Excitement over LinkedIn's stunning market debut appears to have outweighed concerns this week about Hewlett-Packard and Dell earnings reports, which highlighted...

Wall Street Beat: Microsoft Deal, Intel Dividend Buoy Tech

Though Cisco had disappointing earnings news this week, the Microsoft deal to buy Skype, an Intel dividend and solid financials from Symantec helped keep...

Wall Street Beat: China Tech IPOs Create US Buzz

Chinese tech companies are once again creating U.S. IPO market buzz, with social-networking site RenRen going public Wednesday, software security vendor NetQin...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Sales Stay Strong

Though there were some concerns about tech company earnings this week as Microsoft, SAP and other bellwethers reported results, the IT sector has helped drive...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Sector off to Strong Start in Q1

A Who's Who of IT bellwethers including Apple, IBM, Intel and Qualcomm issued strong financial reports this week, the height of earnings season, reinforcing...

Wall Street Beat: Tech Stocks Show Some Resilience

Despite an unusual earnings miss Thursday by Internet bellwether Google, continuing geopolitical turmoil and disappointing news for the PC market, IT is...

RIM's PlayBook Faces Mixed Reception Ahead of Launch

Research in Motion executives came out in force Thursday evening in New York, playing hosts at the industry launch of the PlayBook tablet in an effort to...

Wall Street Beat: Underlying Confidence Marks Tech Sector

Another strong earthquake in Japan Thursday and rising oil prices caused turmoil in the markets this week, but there still appears to be strong underlying...

Appeals Court Knocks Down Verizon Net Neutrality Challenge

An appeals court Monday dismissed Verizon's challenge of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's December net neutrality ruling, calling it premature.

Wall Street Beat: IT Earnings Boost Market Confidence

Oracle, Red Hat and Micron earnings, along with good macroeconomic news, are pumping oxygen into tech stocks after the tragic March 11 earthquake in Japan...