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Software companies
Bsquare BSQR $3.54 -11.5 -8.5 -38.3
Captaris CAPA $3.49 0.0 -9.6 -27.9
Concur Technologies CNQR $47.05 -0.9 44.7 79.0 Stock among three that Motley Fool’s says are “ready to roar.”
Data I/O DAIO $6.43 3.5 8.4 94.3 Files 10-Q.
Microsoft MSFT $27.81 -1.1 7.5 -1.0 Third commercial deployment of Microsoft Surface is in select Sheraton Hotels, including in Seattle.
Oracle ORCL $23.04 -2.0 8.8 20.1 Spent $1.3M in Q2 on lobbying, according to recent disclosure form.
RealNetworks RNWK $6.97 6.2 1.2 25.4 Files 10-Q.
Game companies
Electronic Arts ERTS $48.24 3.4 -0.5 -3.6 Signs deal to publish new action-title series from Epic Games.
Nintendo (ADR) NTDOY $59.60 -2.7 -8.2 6.3 July sales widen Wii’s console lead over Xbox 360, PS3.
Internet companies
Amazon.com AMZN $86.40 7.3 25.0 19.4 Unveils its Software en Español Store with products written in Spanish and English.
Blue Nile NILE $47.96 7.3 19.3 -38.3
Celebrate Express BDAY $3.86 0.5 0.5 -57.5
drugstore.com DSCM $2.37 3.9 21.5 -13.8
Expedia EXPE $19.45 7.5 1.4 -31.5 Signs long-term pact with Red Lion Hotels to make properties available for booking on Expedia Web sites.
Google GOOG $510.15 3.1 6.0 2.5 Apologizes for early-week Gmail crash.
HouseValues SOLD $2.78 -1.1 -2.8 -25.5
InfoSpace INSP $11.64 3.5 36.0 -21.4
Marchex MCHX $11.99 1.6 7.6 28.0 Names four industry vets to VP, senior VP positions; files 10-Q.
Onvia.com ONVI $4.80 -2.4 9.1 -42.0 Files 10-Q.
Yahoo! YHOO $20.44 2.7 -9.0 -12.3 Says it spent $36M in first half of ’08 in dealing with Microsoft takeover attempt.
Biotechnology/biomedical companies
Amgen AMGN $65.06 2.0 23.8 28.6 Shares rose 1.1 percent Thursday on positive review from Goldman Sachs.
Cardiac Science CSCX $10.29 1.1 17.3 6.4
Cell Therapeutics CTIC $0.33 -5.4 -12.9 -90.5
Dendreon DNDN $6.02 4.3 19.2 -17.3 Says it has begun two new midstage trials of prostate-cancer drug Provenge.
Eli Lilly LLY $48.78 0.6 1.8 -11.6 Proxy-advisory firms recommend SGX Pharmaceuticals shareholders to vote for purchase by LLY.
MDRNA MRNA $0.88 17.3 -20.7 -94.0 Says influenza-drug candidate showed efficacy in animal tests.
Merck MRK $36.16 0.6 -4.0 -27.4
Northstar Neuroscience NSTR $1.71 -3.9 -10.5 -85.0
Seattle Genetics SGEN $12.14 -1.4 30.8 15.6
SonoSite SONO $35.98 3.9 16.3 32.3 Promotes James Branman to vice president of U.S. sales.
Sonus Pharmaceuticals SNUS $0.25 -3.4 -7.8 -93.8
Targeted Genetics TGEN $0.73 -12.0 -1.4 -53.2
Trubion TRBN $4.91 2.3 -5.9 -74.0
ZymoGenetics ZGEN $8.30 -0.5 -2.7 -34.3
Telecommunication companies
AT&T T $31.66 2.2 -1.4 -16.7 Wins $400M contract from Boeing for network, wireless services.
Clearwire CLWR $10.60 13.9 11.1 -54.9
Deutsche Telekom (ADR) DT $16.34 -4.7 -6.0 -6.9 T-Mobile USA to launch phone with Google Android software before Christmas, says NY Times.
Qwest Communications Q $3.92 2.9 7.1 -54.2 Citigroup upgrades to “buy” from “hold.”
Sprint Nextel S $9.33 7.0 9.4 -49.9
Verizon Communications VZ $34.96 1.1 -1.4 -13.3 CEO says VZ Wireless merger with Alltel to result in job loss and scaling back in Little Rock, Ark. HQ.
Hardware/Information technology/Services
Apple AAPL $175.74 3.7 6.4 46.6 Former general counsel Heinen to pay $2.2M to settle stock-option backdating charges.
Cray CRAY $5.33 7.0 11.3 -25.0
Dell DELL $25.06 0.2 3.4 -4.7 Launches new line of ultraportable business laptops.
F5 Networks FFIV $35.20 5.5 8.5 3.1 Sets analyst/investor meeting Nov. 4.
Hewlett-Packard HPQ $45.59 -0.5 5.0 -1.2 Q3 results due Tuesday. Analysts expect profit of 87 cents a share, sales of $27.4B.
IBM IBM $126.36 -1.9 -2.7 13.6
Intel INTC $24.26 0.1 9.8 4.5 IDC: Worldwide PC chip shipments grew 3.1 percent from Q1 to Q2, and 16.1 percent from a year ago.
Isilon Systems ISLN $5.14 6.4 16.3 -44.8
Lumera LMRA $0.56 1.8 -15.1 -82.5 Files 10-Q.
Microvision MVIS $2.60 11.1 6.1 -45.1
Sun Microsystems JAVA $10.86 6.0 14.6 -41.6
Zones ZONS $8.20 -0.1 9.2 -17.4 Files 10-Q.
Source: Bloomberg News, Times research by Gary Dougherty