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Tech Outlook
The Tech Outlook
A couple of bright spots amid the gloom: Software that enhances productivity or helps a company help customers

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Software
Quick & Reilly says its customer software has boosted the rate it turns prospects into clients by up to 20%

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Nano Technology
No, its not all hype: these supertiny gizmos will transform our way of life

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Playing Defense
In coming years, budget increases may not mean as many lucrative deals for military contractors

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Computer Security
Need Help Foiling Hackers? Hire a Cyber Cop

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Biotech
The challenges facing this young industry don't end with drug discovery and FDA approval

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Healthtech
The no. 1 U.S. health-care provider, UnitedHealth Group, also has the best technology. coincidence?

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Home Entertainment
The Digital revolution is shaking up the pecking order

STREET WISE
KLA-Tencor: Soaring Despite the Chip Slump
This little-known player has a huge role in helping chipmakers be more efficient, and that doesn't go out of style

STREET WISE
EDS: Testing a Remedy for Enronitis
The computer services giant is rushing to answer questions about its accounting -- and analysts like what they're hearing

STREET WISE
IGT: A Smart Bet on Slot Machines?
The world's leading maker of one-armed bandits is on a roll, and most analysts expect its winning streak to keep going

ONLINE ANALYSIS
What Happened to All the Top Techs?
Once the BW50's dominant species, the technology giants have been pretty much pushed aside. Here's a cautionary tale

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Tech's Best Hope: Pockets of Prosperity
Within the industry, some sectors will outrun others. And within sectors, only some companies will benefit. But 2002 sure will beat 2001

THE TECH OUTLOOK
Dueling Technology Portfolios
Here are two different ways to invest in the tech stocks in the S&P 500

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ONLINE ANALYSIS
Where Are the Top Techs?
Once the BW50's dominant species, the technology giants have been pretty much pushed aside. Here's a cautionary tale

INVESTING IN TECHNOLOGY
Two Tech Portfolios
Here are two model portfolios that offer two different ways to invest in the S&P 500's tech stocks

STOCK SCREENER
BW50/S&P 500 Interactive Stock Screener
Use BusinessWeek's exclusive growth criteria to help pick the best companies for your portfolio

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