Larry Barrett

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Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News and the San Jose Business Journal.

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Who is to blame for tech stocks dive?

Who is to blame for tech stocks dive?

Technology stocks, which lifted the broader markets to unfathomable gains in the past three years, took the worst beating in their history Monday as the Nasdaq composite plummeted 140 points to 1499.15, erasing all this year's gains.

August 31, 1998 by in Intel

Chip stocks in dumper -- again

Chip stocks in dumper -- again

Semiconductor and chip-equipment stocks went a roller coaster ride Monday after several institutional brokers downgraded the stocks because of slower sales in the first half of 1998 and weaker demand for PCs worldwide.But Monday's downgrades didn't have the universal effect one might expect as Xilinx Inc.

December 14, 1997 by in Intel