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  1. What's the Secret Behind Ambarella's Success?

    August 13, 2015
    Learn more about Ambarella, and understand some the primary reasons behind the company's continuing high level of growth ...
  2. 10 Richest, Most Successful Tech Geniuses

    July 27, 2015
    Unlike many industries, tech billionaires are mostly self-made. Many of these billionaires came from humble means and, through ...
  3. Salesforce Acquisition Could Boost Microsoft

    July 9, 2015
    A Microsoft acquisition of Salesforce, which has been speculated on, would help boost Microsoft's cloud presence and grow ...
  4. Oracle Partnership Expands Cloud Reach

    July 9, 2015
    Despite its size and leadership position in the enterprise market, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) has been undeniably late in pursuing ...
  5. Why Salesforce.com Keeps Picking on SAP

    July 8, 2015
    Pick any recent Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) earnings call, and chances are you will hear CEO and co-founder Marc Benioff ...
  6. Apple’s New Business: Bonds

    June 26, 2015
    Apple and Oracle are using their massive cash piles to buy up corporate debt. With bond markets looking increasingly rickety, ...
  7. Who Will Emerge As Market Leader In Cloud Sector?

    June 22, 2015
    Both Oracle and Amazon are seeking to increase market share in cloud computing, and despite slow revenue increases, they ...
  8. Oracle, Rite Aid & FedEx Highlight Quiet Earnings Week

    June 14, 2015
    Things will be pretty quiet on the earnings front again this week as we wait for the new season to begin. However, a few ...
  9. Salesforce Buyout

    June 11, 2015
    It’s been over a month now since buyout rumors first began to circulate after sources revealed that Salesforce, the biggest ...
  10. What Education Do You Need To Become A Billionaire?

    April 5, 2015
    What kind of education does it take to become a billionaire? We take a look at the formal and informal education of the world's ...
  11. How to Do the Fundamental And Technical Combo Trade

    March 31, 2015
    Fundamental and technical analyses should be viewed as complementary rather than competing practices. When combined, these ...
  12. Go To College Or Become An Entrepreneur?

    February 26, 2015
    The rising cost of higher education and high unemployment rate following the Great Recession has caused many young people ...
  13. The Top 10 Hidden Factors Affecting Software Stocks

    February 10, 2015
    Want to invest in software? Here are the most important factors affecting profits, revenues, and stock price of software ...
  14. What Drives Oracle Stock Prices?

    February 4, 2015
    Oracle stock price depend on the company keeping ahead of new technologies while also keeping costs low.
  15. How Salesforce CRM Works

    January 29, 2015
    Because companies and individuals are able to interact globally to conduct business, technology has had to replace the paper ...
  16. A Look at the 5 Richest People in the World

    January 27, 2015
    Who are the five richest people in the world and how did they manage that feat?
  17. The Top 10 US Software Companies

    January 15, 2015
    Want to invest in top software companies listed in the US? Here is a list to get you started.
  18. World's top 10 Software Companies

    January 7, 2015
    Want to invest in software stocks but finding it difficult to identify companies with major software revenue? Here is a list ...
  19. This Tech Giant Just Doubled Down On Cloud Computing

    December 8, 2014
  20. Who are Microsoft's (MSFT) main competitors?

    December 3, 2014
    Discover the main competitors of technology giant Microsoft and the stiff competition facing this industry leader. Find out ...
  21. Who are Intel's (INTC) main competitors?

    December 1, 2014
    Explore Intel's many competitors in its six operating segments. Explore different niche companies and companies that compete ...
  22. Stocks Breaking Below Head and Shoulders Patterns

    October 15, 2014
    The head and shoulders is a classic topping pattern. These 4 stocks are sporting the pattern, which can indicate how far ...
  23. The Key To Apple's Scale? Half A Billion iPhones

    September 24, 2014
    Since 2000, Apple has grown into a $610 billion company with a market cap larger than the GDP of all but 20 countries. Just ...
  24. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 15

    September 14, 2014
    Ostensible economic bellwether FedEx (NYSE: earnings spotlight midweek, and the consensus forecast calls for earnings growth. ...
  25. A Billionaire Activist Could Spark This Bargain Stock To 30% ...

    August 4, 2014
    Today, one of the best places for value investors is technology. This comes as the share prices of some dot-com-era companies ...
  26. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of June 16: FedEx, Oracle ...

    June 14, 2014
    Scheduled quarterly reports from BlackBerry (NASDAQ: earnings front. Analysts are looking for year-over-year growth on the ...
  27. How Oracle Remains A Relatively Unknown Software Giant

    May 15, 2014
    Among the world's largest corporations by market cap, few companies are as unfamiliar to the everyday consumer as Redwood ...
  28. How Oracle Will Face Its Coming Challenges

    May 9, 2014
    Very few tech companies can do what Oracle Corp. has done, having grown revenue nearly 15% a year for the past decade, and ...
  29. Online Advertising Takes The Lead

    April 22, 2014
    Advertisers are now spending more on online ads than ever before. For investors, that means the time could be right to bet ...
  30. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For March 25

    March 25, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com. Himax Technologies: Downgraded at Bank of America Analysts ...
  31. Stocks Flying Higher Into The New Year

    December 27, 2013
    Currently flying higher, these are stocks are watch over the next week.
  32. The Time Is Right To Buy Hewlett-Packard

    November 28, 2013
    Though it faces many challenges, shares of Hewlett-Packard are too cheap to ignore.
  33. Microsoft Surprises The Street With Good Earnings

    October 25, 2013
    Microsoft released better-than-expected earnings. Even with the recent run-up, it remains too cheap for investors to ignore. ...
  34. Why 'Big Blue' Is Singing The Blues

    October 18, 2013
    International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), long considered by investors to be a calm port in the often-stormy seas of technology, ...
  35. Activist Investors Set Their Sights On Bill Gates

    October 4, 2013
    Activist investors are setting their sites on Bill Gates and want him off of Microsoft's board. Many feel that he hold an ...
  36. Salesforce.com Shows Some Reacceleration

    August 30, 2013
    Improved billings growth will cheer the owners of this expensive SaaS leader.
  37. Workday Surfing The SaaS Wave

    August 28, 2013
    Workday beats the Street's growth targets, but valuation is still crazy
  38. Is Improving IT Demand Enough To Maintain Teradata's Rebound?

    August 26, 2013
    Teradata may be Big Data, but that hasn't proven to give it any edge in terms of growth
  39. Microsoft Critics Get Their Way, As Ballmer Announces Impending ...

    August 23, 2013
    Ballmer's impending retirement as CEO sets off a long-awaited celebration in Microsoft shares
  40. Red Hat And Other Software Stocks That May Beat Revenue Estimates ...

    August 22, 2013
    Analysts at Lazard believe software makers Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: RHT) are well positioned to benefit from strong government ...
  41. Workday Working Some Major Market Mojo

    August 20, 2013
    Workday may be about to radically change enterprise software, but the market has already gone crazy with valuation.
  42. The Big Play In Big Data

    August 6, 2013
    Given just how technology oriented our lives are becoming, the amount of data we are creating is staggering. But in that ...
  43. Another Bad Quarter Highlights Microsoft's Growth-Vs-Value Problem

    July 19, 2013
    Microsoft isn't giving investors any reason to believe in management's vision or ability.
  44. Adobe Patches A Hole With A $600M Purchase

    June 28, 2013
    Adobe adds more functionality to its digital marketing platform with a $600 million deal
  45. Paychex Still Muddling Through

    June 27, 2013
    Paychex's recovery potential is more than reflected in today's price.
  46. Progress Software Showing Signs Of Life In A Tough Market

    June 27, 2013
    Progress may be showing signs of the growth that investors badly need from its restructuring efforts
  47. TIBCO Stabilizes, But Needs Growth

    June 21, 2013
    TIBCO didn't miss, but the company needs to start showing better growth and expanding margins
  48. Is It Oracle, Or Is It The Market?

    June 21, 2013
    Another miss at Oracle, but the long-term value is still very interesting
  49. Relief At Red Hat, But The Long-Term Growth Debate Will Rage ...

    June 20, 2013
    Red Hat didn't miss, but significant growth reaccleration is still missing
  50. Wall Street Has Converted To Adobe's New Model; Will Customers?

    June 19, 2013
    Adobe has finally sold the Street on its new plans, and the stock has done well as a result
  51. Amdocs A Good Value As Is, But With Growth Upside

    June 18, 2013
    Amdocs needs to generate better growth, but even without it the valuation is pretty interesting.
  52. Salesforce.com Still Growing And Still Expensive

    May 24, 2013
    Cloud software and services continues to take share in the enterprise IT market, and Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) remains a ...
  53. Cost Improvements Are Good, But Hewlett-Packard Needs Revenue ...

    May 23, 2013
    Restructuring seems to be helping margins, but HP needs revenue growth to really turn around
  54. NetApp Is Probably Cheap, But The Headwinds Aren't Going Away

    May 22, 2013
    NetApp is suffering from the wider tech malaise, but the company appears to have established itself as the clear #2 player ...
  55. Marketo Jumps 67% in IPO Debut-Time To Sell?

    May 21, 2013
    Software startup Marketo went public May 17. Its stock closed up 64% in its first day of trading. Time to sell your shares ...
  56. After The Hurricane, Is It Safe To Visit Aruba Networks?

    May 9, 2013
    After a big quarterly miss, can investors afford to trust the long-term opportunity at Aruba?
  57. BMC Software Shows Again That Getting Full Value Is Tough Without ...

    May 6, 2013
    BMC's sluggish growth results in a takeout bid that doesn't seem to fully value the company.
  58. IBM Makes It Official – Tech Has Some Troubles

    April 19, 2013
    IBM sees a broad miss and the valuation is still too high.
  59. Weak PC Growth And Slow Mobile Penetration Weighing On Microsoft

    April 19, 2013
    Microsoft is still not delivering what tech investors really want, but the value looks real.
  60. F5 Networks Takes Another Whirl In The Tech Spin-Cycle

    April 5, 2013
    F5's guidance adds more fuel to the tech bear bonfire.
  61. Red Hat's Valuation Looks More Reasonable, But Expectations Could ...

    March 28, 2013
    While Red Hat's model doesn't generate much leverage, the revenue growth is still looking solid.
  62. Approved: Paying Online Sales Tax

    March 26, 2013
    States will now be allowed to collect sales taxes on purchases made from Internet-based retailers even if the retailer has ...
  63. Can ServiceSource Turn It Around?

    February 11, 2013
    ServiceSource has to prove to the Street that it has a viable long-term model.
  64. Oracle Adds Some Surprising Hardware Assets In Acme Packet

    February 6, 2013
    Oracle is looking to acquire session border controller specialist Acme Packet.
  65. No Signs That EMC Is Losing The Storage Wars

    February 1, 2013
    EMC may see slower growth in 2013, but the value is still compelling.
  66. With Sluggish Windows Uptake, What Propels Microsoft?

    January 29, 2013
    Microsoft has to do more to unlock its potential and its value.
  67. Is Dell Going Private?

    January 21, 2013
    Dell's buyout could help it reorganize with a new strategy to compete in a tough market that's moving away from the PC.
  68. Can Demandware Become Another SaaS Success Story?

    January 14, 2013
    Demandware looks to take on IBM and Oracle with a SaaS model.
  69. Get Ready to Profit From the "Dot-Com Boom 2.0"

    January 11, 2013
    When CERN released the World Wide Web in 1991, few thought it would amount to much. In fact, noted Author and Astronomer ...
  70. Have We Seen The Worst For Mellanox?

    January 4, 2013
    A rare miss may create a rare buying opportunity in Mellanox, but the risks are not trivial.
  71. Bull Vs. Bear - Special Dividends Are A Good Thing

    December 7, 2012
    Maximizing capital returns to shareholders is the entire point of public corporations.
  72. Is TIBCO's Stumble An Early Christmas Gift?

    December 6, 2012
    TIBCO's rare miss sends shares skidding, but has this news created a good opportunity for investors?
  73. If You Can't Beat The Taxman, Outrun Him!

    December 4, 2012
    Oracle accelerates multiple dividend payments to avoid higher taxes.
  74. Hewlett-Packard Hits Bottom, Finds A Shovel

    November 27, 2012
    Ongoing share losses and an embarrassing writedown just keep the bad news flowing for HP.
  75. Salesforce.com Still Seeing Good Growth, Weak Margin Leverage

    November 22, 2012
    Salesforce.com met expectations, but the growth-versus-value debate goes on.
  76. 3 Famous Business-To-Business Lawsuits

    November 22, 2012
    These are some of the biggest business-to-business lawsuits over the last few years.
  77. Can Brocade Get Any Benefit Of The Doubt?

    November 20, 2012
    Brocade's execution has improved, but the valuation has not. And despite its sustained long-term revenue growth, the company ...
  78. Cisco Pays Dearly For Meraki

    November 20, 2012
    Cisco's paying a steep price for more SDN capability.
  79. Can Win8 And Surface Change The Tone On Microsoft?

    October 19, 2012
    The market is not expecting much from Microsoft anymore. For that to change, Microsoft has to deliver with Win8 and Surface.
  80. Microsoft Increases Dividend By 15%

    October 11, 2012
    Microsoft could well develop into something even more substantial in its next iteration.
  81. 4 Reasons it's Time to Sell Google

    October 10, 2012
    In the fast-changing world of tech stocks, there are few true buy-and-hold opportunities. Great stocks such as Apple (Nasdaq: ...
  82. 5 Tech Stocks You Should Be Buying

    October 2, 2012
    If you're looking to put some money into technology, here are a few ideas to get you started.
  83. Red Hat Keeps Booking The Deals, But Is It Growing Enough?

    September 25, 2012
    Red Hat's revenue growth is solid, but profitability is still a concern. I'd be inclined to wait on Red Hat in the hopes ...
  84. For Oracle, Mixed Progress Is Still Progress

    September 24, 2012
    Oracle has to prove it's still a growth story.
  85. NetSuite's Valuation Leaves No Room For Error

    September 20, 2012
    NetSuite's valuation seems to already reward tomorrow's success.
  86. Microsoft Recognizes A Multi-Billion Dollar Error

    July 4, 2012
    Microsoft's large goodwill writedown is a reminder of the cost of overpaying in mergers and acquisitions.
  87. Oracle Brings The Good News A Little Early

    June 22, 2012
    Despite some noise and turbulence, Oracle still seems undervalued.
  88. Recession-Proof Stocks

    May 31, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  89. Will Salesforce.com Shareholders Get The Growth They're Paying ...

    May 23, 2012
    Salesforce.com may not be growing as strongly as investors believe.
  90. NICE Systems Looks Like A Big Data Bargain

    May 12, 2012
    NICE's analytical capabilities should be increasingly valuable to enterprises.
  91. Microsoft Looking A Little More Dynamic

    April 20, 2012
    Microsoft isn't going to be a multi-bagger, but investors looking for a stock that could see a slow-and-steady appreciation ...
  92. TIBCO Building Its Big Data Niche

    April 5, 2012
    TIBCO is building a very attractive middleware business. On the assumption of nearly 13% in compound free cash flow growth ...
  93. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    March 30, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  94. Teradata On A Tear

    March 28, 2012
    Teradata is delivering torrid growth. But it's going to have to grow its free cash flow at an average clip of 15% or better ...
  95. Adobe Has To Deliver The Growth To Unlock The Value

    March 21, 2012
    Adobe's earnings highlight some of the growth challenges.
  96. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    February 27, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  97. HealthStream Already In The Rapids

    February 27, 2012
    HealthStream offers a simple but essential service to a large market.
  98. The Rally In Small-Cap Growth Stocks

    February 13, 2012
    Small caps have been improving along with the economy. Investors should look into adding these shares to their portfolio.
  99. IBM's Mix Is Appealing, But The Valuation Isn't

    January 23, 2012
    IBM is not a bargain stock, but its quality and consistency still make it a sound investment.
  100. Germany Could Be A Value Play In 2012

    January 17, 2012
    Analysts predict that Germany's exports and internal consumption will allow the nation to sustain economic growth and escape ...
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