Ten Tech Predictions for 2010

Recession be damned: Tech is booming.

Amid a shell-shocked American corporate landscape, Silicon Valley and other tech centers around the country continue to make good money. The country's biggest tech companies, Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC), HP (HPQ), Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN) and others, are very profitable -- and they're sitting on billions in cash hoards. Heck, even Facebook and Twitter are making money. A year ago, not many observers would have thought 2009 would turn out like this for tech. But what lies ahead for this invigorated sector?