OK, so it's not exactly hardship duty to attend a cushy investment conference at a Southern California resort. But executives will still face a tough assignment when they present at the

Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium

at the

LaQuinta Resort & Club

in LaQuinta, Calif., this week.

For one thing, in a year when some firms have opted not to hold their technology conferences altogether, investors are starving for new nuggets of financial insight. And there's the tech slowdown in general, around which executives will have to do an artful mambo.

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senior writers

Joe Bousquin

and

Tom Lepri

are there to tell you whether investors get their fill -- and whether tech executives really can dance.

Thursday, Feb. 15

AOL Time Warner Says Slowdowns Provide Opportunities to Boost Prices

Sorting Out the Stories

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Microsoft's New COO Has High Hopes for Windows Consumer Upgrade

Veritas Calls January 'Robust'

Minus One Executive, SAP Sees No Slowdown

Crunch Time for Intel

Tuesday, Feb. 13

webMethods Spots New Competition, SeeBeyond

Its Stock Weak, Oracle Talks of Strong Business

Brocade Does Little to Reassure Investors

FreeMarkets Says Greenspan's Remarks Validate B2B

Investment Bankers Bet on Tech M&A Rebound

Monday, Feb. 12

Emulex Will Have to Wait for New Orders from EMC

Siebel Sees No Slowdown

H-P Eyeing Consulting Firms

i2 Says It has Visibility, and It Sees More Growth

PeopleSoft Talks Up Its Strong Results and Sees More to Come