Updated from 1:14 p.m. ET to include analyst comments from Deutsche Bank about salesforce.com.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - 2012 has seen technology stocks zoom to new highs, and investors wonder if names like Apple (AAPL - Get Report), Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report), and salesforce.com (CRM - Get Report) have more room to run.
There are, however, concerns over a slowing European economy, and whether that will hit tech spending, both consumer and corporate. Nonetheless, Apple, Microsoft and Salesforce.com have produced healthy returns for shareholders year-to-date, and many believe there is more to come.Here are some reasons why these three technology stocks are still worth owning for 2012: