Tech winners/losers story updated with closing prices.
NEW YORK (
) -- The tech-heavy
20 points to 2,766 Tuesday, boosted by a drop in oil prices and encouraging comments from
Bank of America's
(GOOG - Get Report)
increased as well, going up 0.11% to close at $592.31, after a new Comscore study showed that its Android operating system captured the largest market share among U.S. smartphone owners.
Android's market share jumped 7 percentage points to 31.2% between October and January, placing the mobile software ahead of
iOS operating system and
Research In Motion's
(CALD - Get Report)
, which sells sales performance management software, soared 10.32% to close at $6.84, hitting a new
. The company announced Monday it had closed its acquisition of
for $3.75 million in cash.
Video game giant
(ATVI - Get Report)
increased 1.83% to $11.11, after announcing that its
Call of Duty: Black Ops
game has become the best-selling title of all time for
has been smashing video game records since its launch in November, when it sold
5.6 million copies on the first day
of its release.
(NFLX - Get Report)
fell almost 6% to close at $195.45, after
announced that it is
testing a video streaming service
. The first installment of the trial is 2008's
The Dark Knight
, which users will have access to for 48 hours.
also declined on the Facebook news, dropping 5.3% to $42.18. The company's Redbox division said last month that it is also
looking to get into the video streaming business
--Written by Olivia Oran in New York.
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