Ballard Power Systems Inc. rose 24.7 percent to $5.27 with 26,903,000 shares traded. Research in Motion Ltd. rose 1.5 percent to $10.53 with 24,689,200 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $21.81 with 15,796,200 shares traded.
Research in Motion Ltd. rose 2.5 percent to $10.25 with 19,003,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.5 percent to $21.48 with 21,117,700 shares traded. Dendreon Corp. rose 16.0 percent to $3.34 with 16,739,500 shares traded.
FRANKFURT, March 3- Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in austerity-scarred Europe.
The companies involved were not disclosed, but the events appear similar to those at other retailers late last year, The Wall Street Journal said.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Mythili Raman, the top criminal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, is planning to leave the agency next month, wrapping up a year overseeing high-profile investigations into global market manipulation.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen tells CNBC's Louisa Bojesen how he feels about the Facebook-WhatsApp deal and his take on the value of the BBM messaging service.
BlackBerry may be willing to sell its BBM messaging service, but an acquisition is unlikely, one expert says.
The news, coupled with more details about the company's strategy in its services business, helped send shares in BlackBerry surging more than 9 percent. Code named Jakarta, the device will go on sale in April in Indonesia, where BlackBerry's BBM messaging service is proving very popular, said John Chen, who took over as the group's chief executive late last year.
Research in Motion Ltd. rose 9.2 percent to $10.73 with 38,723,100 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 5 percent to $22.00 with 27,802,500 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $70.00 with 33,741,900 shares traded.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, where he spoke with BlackBerry CEO John Chen about T-Mobile's U.S. promo slight.
BlackBerry is exploring whether it might be able to expand use of its BBM service as a way to transfer money in emerging markets.
Code named Jakarta, it will go on sale in April in Indonesia, where BlackBerry's BBM messaging service is proving very popular, said John Chen, the group's new chief executive who took over late last year.
This is a four to six quarters turnaround, says John Chen, BlackBerry's chief executive, commenting on his company's growth plans from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, says if someone offered him $19 billion for BlackBerry's messaging service, he would take it.
The CEO of BlackBerry has told CNBC that the value of its BBM messaging service comes from its high level of engagement.
Following a decline in popularity of its once iconic devices, BlackBerry is striving to reinvent itself under new Chief Executive John Chen.
BlackBerry has launched its messaging service on the Windows Phone and brand new Nokia X handset. Can the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) help it to battle its way back into the telecoms market? CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.
Why Ford is choosing BlackBerry over Microsoft to power its sync voice-activated system, with Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets senior analyst, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Research in Motion Ltd. rose 9.1 percent to $9.97 with 34,439,400 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 3.8 percent to $71.17 with 48,659,900 shares traded. GT Advanced Technologies Inc. rose 13.5 percent to $13.75 with 13,266,300 shares traded.