Earnings season has begun in earnest, with investors scrutinizing reports from IT stalwarts for reasons to expect a strong second half of the year.
As the first half comes to a close, the question for tech is whether the recession will ease up enough to spur spending increases for IT by the end of the year.
Though some industry watchers are looking for a recovery in the second half of the year, IT vendors this week gave out mixed signals about prospects for sales.
Revised forecasts from Qualcomm and TI and excitement about handsets help raise some hopes for the second half of the year.
Intel said Thursday it will acquire Wind River for $884 million.
Intel said Thursday it will acquire Wind River for $884 Million.
With vendors maneuvering for an edge in a down market, the tech mergers-and-acquisitions market is staying hot this week.
Successful IPOs by SolarWinds and OpenTable were offset by disappointing results from Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo this week.
A range of companies including IBM, Intel, CA and even financially beleaguered Nortel offered some hopeful words about financials this week.
IT and telecom bellwethers this week reported sagging quarterly sales, but analysts raised estimates for some vendors.
Nokia, Intel and Google announce earnings as IDC and Gartner give PC market reports
The tech-heavy Nasdaq closes at its highest level this year before the Easter holiday weekend
Over 20 Aspire Timeline notebooks, AspireRevo nettops, all-in-one PCs and netbooks launched