• HP Reclaims Top Spot From Dell

    Aggressive promotions and price cuts gave worldwide personal computer sales an unexpected boost in the fourth quarter, and Hewlett-Packard reclaimed the market's top spot from Dell Computer, according to research figures released Thursday.

  • EBay's Fourth-Quarter Profits Triple

    Online auction leader eBay said its fourth-quarter profit more than tripled from the previous year as the Internet pioneer continued to avoid the economy's doldrums.

  • Microsoft Sales and Income Rise in Fiscal Q2

    Microsoft's second quarter earnings report offered some welcome news for the company's investors, but it was accompanied by plenty of cautionary messages for partners, customers and analysts alike.

  • Plumtree Reports Strong Fourth Quarter

    Plumtree Software Thursday afternoon posted fourth-quarter results strengthened by new customers and an upswing in revenue amid a new identity and strategy as an enterprise Web company.

  • Plugging In To Partners

    Bluesocket, a developer of wireless LAN management and security products, this week plans to unveil its partner program for VARs, systems integrators and MSPs.

  • Vendors Wage War On Spam

    As companies become increasingly frustrated with the spam inundating their networks, security vendors and others are snapping up antispam technology to add to their arsenals.

  • AMD Reports Greater-Than-Expected Loss

    Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices reported sales of $686.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2002 and posted a loss, before charges, of 68 cents per share. That compares with $951 million in revenue and a loss of 5 cents per share for the same period a year earlier.

  • The OneNote Wonder

    While the Tablet PC has proven its usefulness in numerous vertical markets, there is a dearth of software that can be sold across all verticals. Microsoft is attempting to fill that gap with its OneNote software, due out later this year.

  • Readers Weigh In With Two Decades of Wisdom

    On the last page of our January 13 issue, VARBusiness editorial director Robert C. DeMarzo asked: "Have You Put In Your 20?" The letters in response to that question poured in.