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Apple Inc. fell. 6 percent to $98.36 with 45,136,300 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 8 percent to $77.89 with 27,651,100 shares traded. Groupon Inc. fell 1.5 percent to $6.72 with 17,330,000 shares traded.
Intel and Opening Ceremony are debuting their new smart bracelet, which includes a USB port inside the clash, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. The FMHR traders debate whether it matters more of how it looks or what it does.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Intel is set to release a smart bracelet that will go on sale at Barneys in time for the holiday season. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Slava Rubin, Indiegogo, provide insight.
Apple has invited top fashion editors in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch, further evidence that it is preparing to unveil a smartwatch.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 6- Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch.
The collaboration comes as Intel tries to expand beyond the personal computer industry into new markets, including tablets and a growing wave of "smart" watches and other Internet-connected garments.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4- Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a U.S. judge for rejecting a proposed $324.5 million settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, according to a court filing.
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Four technology companies have resumed talks with tech workers in a high-profile suit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley.
Intel teamed up with fashion house Opening Ceremony to create the wearable device, MICA, and it's showing off the accessory at New York Fashion Week.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3- Four technology companies, including Apple and Google, have resumed mediation talks with tech workers in a high-profile lawsuit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley, according to a court filing. Plaintiffs accused Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's employees.
Among all growth funds, health-care investments have increased 14 percent over the last three years, to make up 16 percent of portfolios.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.
Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.
As Wall Street returns back to work, these S&P 500 stocks were busy all summer making big returns in investors' portfolios.
Hiring a senior executive from a major competitor is rare for Intel, which is known in Silicon Valley for its insular culture, and it reflects the eagerness of the Santa Clara, California, chipmaker to improve its struggling mobile business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29- Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at Qualcomm Inc, to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.
The summer's No. 1 stock so far has been undeniable, but you might not have notice the others on this list, USA Today reports.
BRUSSELS, Aug 26- Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, may face a European antitrust investigation in relation to a four-year-old complaint by a subsidiary of rival Nvidia Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers develop stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health.