Categories: Tech Spending

Bose Unveils Stereo LCD Television

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on September 28

The cutthroat U.S. flat-panel television business has humbled many well-known brands. Pioneer exited the plasma television business last year after finding few takers for its high-end sets. In 2008, Philips...

Intel Boosts Outlook on Improving Demand

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on August 28

Dell, Hewlett-Packard Co. and other customers of Intel remain cautious about end-user demand, but the chipmaker says things are finally looking up. Santa Clara (Calif.)-based Intel on Aug. 28 said...

Awful 2009 Tech Spending Will Lead to Faster Rebound

Posted by: Rob Hof on June 30

Worldwide spending on information technology equipment and services will plunge 10.6% in U.S. dollars, according to a new report from Forrester Research. That's way down from the market research firm's...

NetApp Rethinks The Future.

Posted by: Peter Burrows on February 11

Dan Warmenhoven is an ebullient, optimistic fellow. So when he was preparing to advise employees a few days ago that he was going to have to fire 530 of them,...

Tech Malaise Hits Adobe

Posted by: Aaron Ricadela on December 04

The funk in technology spending that’s hit hardware bellwethers including Intel and Cisco Systems is starting to reach the software sector too. Adobe Systems is cutting 600 jobs, or about...

NetApp To Miss Its Revenue Growth Projection, Says CEO. Slowdown Is "Like A Nuclear Chain Reaction"

Posted by: Peter Burrows on October 03

NetApp Inc. CEO Daniel J. Warmenhoven tells BusinessWeek that he thinks the corporate data storage maker's sales for the year "won't be anywhere near our [projected] growth rate." The company,...

Sign of the Times: Tech's Repo Man Is Back

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 30

Actually, Marty Pichinson never left. But the co-founder of Sherwood Partners, a corporate restructuring firm based in Mountain View, Calif. (home of Google), is seeing an uptick in his business....

Fired Up: Intel Chairman Barrett says America is Throwing its Future "Down the Drain"

Posted by: Spencer Ante on September 22

Intel chairman Craig R. Barrett is a frustrated man. Barrett, who visited the BusinessWeek office today, sat down with a group of editors and aired his views on the financial...

Good Enough Technology: My New $30 TV

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 14

It so happened that my rather old TV decided to die on the second day of the Olympics, the one sports event my wife cannot do without. So I...

Bonus Coverage: Q&A with Marc Benioff

Posted by: Peter Burrows on March 21

OK, I realize that Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff isn't starved for publicity; he does just fine in his efforts to use the press to get his message across. But as...

Tech Earnings: Not So Bad, Really?

Posted by: Rob Hof on January 19

Just finished a story on tech stocks, not something I usually track closely across the board. (Hoping that won't be too painfully obvious, but I'm sure you'll let me know.)...

Finally, a comprehensive gauge of tech industry health

Posted by: Steve Hamm on December 12

For a numbers-based business, the tech industry has long suffered from a shortage of good metrics with which to gauge its overall health. There are a smattering of CIO surveys,...

Tech Companies Are Swimming in Lawsuits

Posted by: Olga Kharif on October 18

I just read some rather startling results from a survey done by law firm Fulbright & Jaworski. Turns out, tech companies are facing more litigation than companies in many other industries.

Inside "Dell Hell"

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 29

My colleague Louise Lee's new story digging into Dell's customer-service challenges won't come as a surprise to the many folks who commented on a post that asked for people's experiences...

Investors, Look at IT, Not Just Balance Sheets

Posted by: Olga Kharif on July 19

A new study, at which I got an excusive sneak peak, shows that a company's attitude toward IT is directly tied to revenue growth. I wonder if, perhaps, that means that investors should look at various companies' IT initiatives more closely.

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Bloomberg Businessweek writers Peter Burrows, Cliff Edwards, Olga Kharif, Aaron Ricadela, and Douglas MacMillan, dig behind the headlines to analyze what’s really happening throughout the world of technology. Tech Beat covers everything from tech bellwethers like Apple, Google, and Intel and emerging new leaders such as Facebook to new technologies, trends, and controversies.

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