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WSJ - Tech Firms Rise Above Economic Turbulence

quarterly results for Microsoft, Google, IBM, Nokia

     
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Tech Firms Rise Above Economic Turbulence [online.wsj.com]

Wall Street Journal
July 18, 2008

...The quarterly results posted Thursday by Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., International Business Machines Corp. and Nokia Corp. all point to some common trends that are sustaining revenue growth. At a time when many other companies are struggling amid high energy prices and a worsening credit crunch, these four firms are benefiting from healthy technology demand outside the U.S., the growing economic importance of the Internet, and widening use of cellphone and portable computers in emerging economies.