NEW YORK (
) -- With the Consumer Electronics Show about to get underway in Las Vegas,
(NVDA - Get Report)
was a gainer in premarket trading after unveiling its latest chip and a new offering for gamers.
Early on Monday, Nvidia announced its Tegra 4 offering, which it is touting as the world's fastest mobile processor. Nvidia also announced "Project Shield," which it describes as "a gaming portable for open platforms." The device can play both
Android and PC games, although Nvidia has not yet revealed pricing and availability details.
Nvidia shares, which closed up 3.3% on Friday, gained 2.28% to reach $13.45 in premarket trading.
Shares of rival chipmaker
(INTC - Get Report)
, which will host its own press event at CES later Monday, crept up 0.43% to $21.25 before market open.
Away from the CES brouhaha,
(AMZN - Get Report)
was a major gainer on Monday, rising 2.32% to $265.17, while
slipped 1.81% to $19.50.
(AAPL - Get Report)
, which eschews CES, dipped 0.32% to $525.3 in premarket trading after closing down 2.78% during the last trading session on Friday.
(MSFT - Get Report)
, which has opted not to deliver its traditional keynote at CES this year, saw its shares edge up 0.19% to $26.79 before market open.
(FB - Get Report)
was a modest gainer in premarket trading, rising 0.35% to $28.86.
will be live-blogging CES, starting at 9:30 a.m. EST.
--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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