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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Seagate shocker! $300 million charge coming

Seagate shocker! $300 million charge coming

Seagate Technology Inc. said its second-quarter loss will be worse than expected after the disk-drive maker takes a $300 million charge for restructuring and other one-time charges related to the closing of a manufacturing plant in Ireland.

January 6, 1998 by in PCs

Yahoo! goes yippie in Q3

Yahoo! goes yippie in Q3

Yahoo! Inc. again confounded the naysayers who predicted the Internet start-up would run out of steam by posting yet another better-than-expected quarter.

October 8, 1997 by in PCs

Techs get hammered on jitters

Techs get hammered on jitters

Nobody wants to think it, much less say it, but Tuesday's trading could be the first indication that investors have shed their infatuation with technology stocks despite the NASDAQ composite's continued growth.On Tuesday, the NASDAQ tumbled 11.

October 13, 1997 by in PCs