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Leading Tech Analyst Updates Outlooks for Apple, Fusion-IO, Audiocodes, Intel and EZchip Semiconductor

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has issued updated outlooks for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), Audiocodes (Nasdaq: AUDC), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and EZchip Semiconductor (Nasdaq: EZCH).

Editor Paul McWilliams spent a decades-long career as a senior executive in the technology industry and has earned a reputation for his skill in communicating complex technology trends to individual investors and professional analysts alike. His reports have won over readers with their ability to unravel the complexities of the industry and, more importantly, identify which companies are likely to be the winners and losers as technology trends change. 

Each quarter, Next Inning publishes weekly earnings previews covering dozens of technology stocks, giving investors both long-term and short-term opinions to help shape their investment strategy.

Among the stocks where Next Inning was positive ahead of Q4 earnings so far were Cree (up 35% year to date), PMC Sierra (up 28% year to date), QLogic (up 24% year to date) and Skyworks (up 21% year to date); he was bearish on Cypress (down 4% year to date).

To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive Next Inning's in depth earnings previews for free, as well as McWilliams' year-end State or Tech report, you are invited to take a free, 21-day, no obligation trial with Next Inning.  For full details on this offer, please visit the following link:

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Topics discussed in the latest reports include:

-- Apple: What is the possibility that Apple CEO Tim Cook would pursue a strategy of licensing the Apple operating system to PC makers as a way to realize his vision of Apple as a software company?

-- Apple: Next Inning is known for helping its readers generate strong returns, and no one has been more accurate than McWilliams when it comes to Apple. Nearly a decade ago, McWilliams advised readers that Apple was positioned to win big when it was trading for less than $10 per share (split adjusted).  However, as Apple was hitting record highs in 2012, he advised Next Inning readers to sell.  In McWilliams latest reports, McWilliams advises investors on what to expect next from Apple.

-- Fusion-IO:  As Fusion-IO was hyped by Wall Street and Barron's predicted it would be the top performing tech stock in 2012, McWilliams pulled no punches in advising Next Inning readers it was time to sell.  Fusion-IO shares remain 50% below that level.  What did McWilliams see that everyone else was missing?  Does McWilliams believe now is the time to buy Fusion-IO or should investors steer clear?

-- Audiocodes: Is Audiocodes trading at an attractive valuation or is its price being artificially elevated by speculation surrounding acquisitions in the space following Oracle's offer for Acme Packet?

-- Intel: Is Intel's reported entry into the set-top box market a logic move for the company? How does this fit into Intel's broader strategy?

-- EZchip: Did Wall Street overreact when it sent EZchip shares sharply lower following its recent earnings report? Has the stock's weakness opened up a major buying opportunity for investors?

Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 248% since its inception versus 69% for the S&P 500.

About Next Inning:

Next Inning is a subscription-based investment newsletter that provides regular coverage on more than 150 technology and semiconductor stocks.  Subscribers receive intra-day analysis, commentary and recommendations, as well as access to monthly semiconductor sales analysis, regular Special Reports, and the Next Inning model portfolio. Editor Paul McWilliams is a 30+ year semiconductor industry veteran.

NOTE: This release was published by Indie Research Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with CRD #131926.  Interested parties may visit adviserinfo.sec.gov for additional information.  Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.

CONTACT: Marcia Martin, Next Inning Technology Research, +1-888-278-5515

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