Guides to Business Subjects

No. 24 High Technology Companies and Industries

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Last updated 06/2010.

Technology News * Factiva
Latest news and developments.

Pew Internet and American Life
Survey reports on Internet users and usage including demographics, preferred technologies, attitudes, online actitivies, etc.

San Jose Mercury News stories on Silicon Valley industries and companies.

Industry Reports See also the Long Library Guide to Industry Information

California's Biomedical Industry Report 2008 (PDF)
California Healthcare Institute.
Report on California's biomedical industry covering employment, investment, product development, biomedical manufacturing and academic research.

* Frost & Sullivan

* Gartner

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys
High tech industry profiles are available for: biotechnology, computers, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, and telecommunications.
HC101.S77 Reference

Company Research See also the Long Libary Guide to Company Information

Bloomberg Business Week Tech 100, by BusinessWeek
Business Week's list of 100 fastest growing tech companies.

Forbes Fast Tech 25
Forbes' 2010 list of 25 fastest growing tech companies.

San Francisco Business Times. Book of Lists.
Sections list the top biotechnology companies, internet service providers, multimedia firms, and software developers in the Bay Area.
Request at Circulation Desk.

Company Directories and Almanacs Directory of California Technology Companies. HD9696.A3U64 Reference

Hoover's Handbook of Emerging Companies. HG4057.A33 Reference

Northern California Business Directory. HF5065.C2N67 Reference

Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac. HD9999.B44.P57 Reference

Plunkett's E-Commerce and Internet Business Almanac. HF5548.325.U6.P58 Reference

Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Almanac. P88.8.P57 Reference

Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac. RA410.53.P56 Reference

Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Directory. HC79.I55P58 Reference

Plunkett's Nanotechnology and MEMS Industry. T174.7.P5 Reference

Plunkett's Telecommunications Industry Almanac. HE7621.P58 Reference

Initial Public Offerings * Hoover's IPO Central
Companies in registration and aftermarket performance. Includes SEC registration and prospectus filings.

Nasdaq IPO
Companies in registration and aftermarket performance. Includes SEC registration and prospectus filings.

Statistical Sources * ProQuest Statistical Insight
Index to statistics including high tech industry and consumer statistics produced by government, non-governmental, trade, professional, academic, and research organizations.

Digital Economy Factbook (PDF)
Progress and Freedom Foundation.
For historical information, statistics and trends.

Joint Venture's Index of Silicon Valley
How the Valley is doing on 40 measures of economic and societal health by the Silicon Valley Foundation.

Science and Engineering Statistics
National Science Foundation.
Statistics on science and engineering education, public attitudes and understanding, industry, R&D, workforce, etc.

Semiconductor Industry Association
Statistical tables on semiconductor sales and market share.

Some Facts About Biotech
Basic statistics on the biotech industry from Biotechnology Industry Organization.