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Sept 20- Thousands of iPhone enthusiasts queued up at Apple Inc stores around the world on Friday as two new models of the smartphone went on sale, but Apple's shares ended slightly lower as investors wait for initial sales figures, due as early as next week.
As many as 6.5 million units could sell during the weekend, one analyst said, but others wonder whether the phones can compete with Google's Android.
Sept 20- Shares in Apple Inc and key chip suppliers for its new iPhones rose on Friday, as the first day of sales at Apple stores drew long queues and an analyst said the first weekend would likely top the initial sales figures of last year's model.
Following are some of the key components for the iPhone 5S and their makers that have been identified so far.
MELBOURNE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- Apple Inc's newest smartphone models hit stores on Friday in many countries across the world, including Australia and China. --Chips from Avago, Skyworks Solutions are featured in the new iPhone. --There is no single M7 motion co-processor, a new chip that Apple said was part of the iPhone 5 S when it unveiled the device last week.
**MICROSOFT CORP, Monday close $32.80, up 2 pct premarket. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, replaces a $40 billion buyback program that was set to expire on Sept. 30. **KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, Monday close $33.53, up 19.4 pct after market.
**KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, Monday close $33.53, up 19.4 pct after market. Over 1,000 patients from the United States and Canada were enrolled in two late-stage studies for evaluating the drug against a placebo, Kythera said. **AGENUS INC Monday close $2.74, up 24 pct premarket.
**KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, Monday close $33.53, up 19.4 pct after market. **NOKIA, Monday close $6.24, down 1 pct premarket. Nokia has delayed the launch of a large-screen "phablet" device, originally planned for late September, following a deal to sell its handset business and license patents to Microsoft, a source said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- As Apple and other smartphone makers find it harder to wow consumers with new devices, engineers think future breakthroughs may depend more on finding new ways to integrate existing components than on inventing more powerful chips.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as a drop in shares of Apple Inc. threatened to put an end to a six-day run of gains for the S&P 500 and weighed heavily on the Nasdaq. **APPLE INC, $467.00, down 5.5 pct.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as a drop in shares of Apple Inc. threatened to put an end to a six-day run of gains for the S&P 500 and weighed heavily on the Nasdaq. **APPLE INC, $469.22, down 5 pct.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiling its latest entrant into the market on Wednesday with the launch of the Galaxy Gear in Berlin, but a source familiar with the matter said that the device would be no game changer. Baseband Technologies Inc.-- innovative communication algorithms to save energy in devices.
A victory for Apple at Friday's International Trade Commission ruling is likely to have little impact on Samsung Electronics' market share and stock performance, according to industry experts.
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*Caterpillar, AT&T hit Dow, Boeing falls after lifetime high. *Facebook, Baidu fly in after-hours trading on results. Caterpillar and AT&T dragged on the Dow following weak results.
The Dow and S&P 500 finished in negative territory Wednesday as investors digested the latest batch of corporate earnings, while stronger-than-expected results from Apple helped limit losses on the Nasdaq.
*Caterpillar, AT&T weigh on Dow. *Facebook, Baidu fly in after-hours trading on results. Caterpillar and AT&T dragged on the Dow following weak results on a day when earnings were mixed, with better-than-expected news from Boeing Co But blue-chip Boeing's stock also ended the day lower.
*Caterpillar, AT&T weigh on Dow. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday, but the S&P 500 and Dow industrials held near record highs as weak earnings from blue-chips Caterpillar and AT&T outweighed Apple's stronger-than-expected results.