10 reasons why tech could be recession proof

iPhones, broadband and gamers give reason for economic hope.
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The U.S. economy has slowed to a crawl in recent months, as housing values have plummeted and gas and food prices have skyrocketed. But the U.S. tech industry is showing resilience . In the last two weeks, Verizon, Time Warner, Comcast and Cisco have joined the list of tech heavyweights reporting strong earnings for the first quarter of 2008.

We've pored over the financial results from the 20 largest IT vendors and other leading indicators. Here's a list of 10 reasons why the U.S. tech industry is looking recession proof right now.

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