Later this month, several technology companies will begin releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. It will generally cover the July-September period, though some companies have fiscal quarters that depart from that.

Here's the schedule for selected technology companies. Dates for many companies are not yet known.

— Oct. 16: Intel Corp., IBM Corp.

— Oct. 17: eBay Inc.

— Oct. 18: Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Verizon Communications Inc.

— Oct. 23: Facebook Inc., Netflix Inc.

— Oct. 24: Zynga Inc., AT&T Inc.

— Oct. 25: Apple Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp.

— Oct. 26: Comcast Corp.

— Nov. 1: Sony Corp.

— Nov. 13: Cisco Systems Inc.

— Nov. 20: Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Inc.

— Dec. 20: Research In Motion Ltd.