tech spending

Some Big-Name Tech Stocks Look Temptingly Cheap

In this uncertain market, investors are shying away from the usually risky techs, but that has left several promising companies with low valuations. Here's a look at some of the top names in tech that could offer a rare opportunity.

Intel Is Poised to Set the Pace for Tech Earnings

Investors are looking for a strong showing from the bellwether chipmker, which would offer further evidence that U.S. companies -- and tech firms in particular -- are continuing to emerge from the recession. Analysts expect Intel to come through.

A Fog Surrounds Amazon's 'Cloud Computing' Effort

For the past few years, the Amazon Web Services unit, which allows other companies to rent Amazon's tech infrastructure, has been a major business. Too bad nobody knows how much it earns, or how much Amazon spends on it. Why won't the online giant say?

Intel's Strong Quarter Fuels Optimism for Tech

Intel's fourth quarter profits handily beat Wall Street's expectations, suggesting the tech industry is on the leading edge of the U.S. economic recovery. The world's No. 1 chip-maker also forecast a strong first quarter of 2010.