ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers like Intel and Samsung, said Wednesday it bounced back to a profit in the second quarter due to a sharp rebound in demand _ a further sign the technology sector is recovering quickly.
BLOWOUT QUARTER: Intel books its largest quarterly net income in a decade as corporations step up spending on computers. Chipmaker earns $2.89 billion on revenue of $10.77 billion.
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corp.'s CEO, is one of the brightest people I've ever encountered in computing. His comments Monday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center certainly garnered attention: Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, Mr. Ballmer declared, will soon power a line of devices that will compete with Apple's iPad.
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During my recent visit to the United States, I was told that Vietnam-U.S. relations had entered a new chapter and sketches of a bright future had been shaped. I suppose this is a completely correct assessment. We have good reasons, however, not to stop at only sketches. Instead, we should continue to draw the whole picture.