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What recession? Google, IBM, and Intel start 2008 with strong earnings

This was an important week for U.S. technology companies releasing their earnings to Wall Street. Even though we're supposed to be in a recession in the United States, there was a lot of good news reported, led by Google, IBM, and Intel. Listen to an analysis with ZDNet's Larry Dignan.

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This was an important week for U.S. technology companies releasing their earnings to Wall Street. Even though we're supposed to be in a recession in the United States, there was a lot of good news reported, led by Google and IBM. Intel also surprised the Street with better-than-expected numbers. One tech company that continues to struggle through tough times: AMD.

Hear what the big tech companies reported and some of the reasons why earnings were surprisingly strong in this interview with ZDNet's Larry Dignan, a self-proclaimed "financial nerd" who closely follows the earnings of public technology companies and always has excellent insights into what's happening in the tech market.

In this interview, Dignan reports, "Things look pretty good in the tech world."

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Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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