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Shares of

SanDisk

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were among technology's biggest losers Friday, plunging 20% after worries about the flash memory company's pricing overshadowed better-than-expected third-quarter results.

SanDisk posted earnings of $103.2 million, or 51 cents a share, down from $107.4 million, or 55 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding items, SanDisk earned 61 cents a share, surpassing Wall Street estimates of 57 cents. Sales surged 27% to $751 million. Analysts expected a top line of $737 million.

SanDisk said, however, that there was a 60% drop in average selling price per megabyte, a rate of decline that was faster than expected. Both Citigroup and Oppenheimer cut their ratings on the stock, and shares were sliding $12.23 to $49.50 on extremely heavy volume.

Shares of

Google

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rose 7% after the Internet search giant posted third-quarter results that blew by estimates. The company earned $733.4 million, or $2.36 a share, on revenue of $2.69 billion. Excluding stock-based compensation costs and stripping out commissions that Google pays to its ad partners, the company earned $812.3 million, or $2.62 a share, on revenue of $1.86 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected earnings of $2.42 a share and revenue of $1.81 billion. In last year's third quarter, Google earned $381.2 million, or $1.32 a share, on total revenue of $1.58 billion. Shares were up $29.43 to $455.49.

SiRf Technology

( SIRF) climbed 10% after the maker of chips and GPS systems posted in-line third-quarter earnings on better-than-expected revenue. The company earned $2.6 million, or 5 cents a share, on revenue of $63.7 million. Excluding items, SiRf earned $12.2 million, or 22 cents a share. Analysts expected earnings of 22 cents a share, before items, and revenue of $63.1 million. A year earlier, the company posted adjusted earnings of $13.5 million, or 25 cents a share, on revenue of $48.3 million.

Looking ahead, SiRf sees fourth-quarter results in line with published estimates that call for earnings of 24 cents a share on revenue of $68.3 million. Shares were trading up $2.36 to $24.94.

Shares of

Synaptics

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jumped 14% after the electronics supplier's first-quarter results topped estimates. The company earned $4.1 million, or 15 cents a share, compared with $5.5 million, or 20 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding stock-based compensation costs, the company earned $6.4 million, or 23 cents a share, 2 cents above Wall Street's forecast. Revenue rose to $54.8 million from $51.7 million, surpassing analysts' estimate of $53.7 million.

For the December quarter, Synaptics sees sequential revenue growth of 25% to 35%. Analysts project second-quarter earnings of 26 cents a share and revenue of $59.2 million. Shares were adding $3.32 to $27.41.

California Micro Devices

( CAMD) tumbled 15% after the chipmaker gave a disappointing third-quarter forecast. For the second quarter ended Sept. 30, the company earned $1.4 million, or 6 cents a share, down from $2 million, or 9 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding items, California Micro earned 11 cents a share, easily beating Wall Street's estimate of 4 cents. Revenue rose to $18.7 million from $18.5 million, and topped analysts' average forecast of $17.7 million.

For the fiscal third quarter, however, California Micro forecast adjusted earnings of 3 cents to 6 cents a share, at or below Wall Street's projection of 6 cents a share. The company sees revenue of $16.5 million to $18.5 million, compared with analysts' prediction of $18.9 million. Shares were trading down 95 cents to $4.63.

Shares of

Xilinx

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rose 5% after the chipmaker posted better-than-expected second-quarter results and issued a solid revenue guidance. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, the company earned $93 million, or 27 cents a share, on revenue of $467.2 million. Analysts expected earnings of 23 cents a share and a top line of $456 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $85.6 million, or 24 cents a share, on revenue of $398.9 million.

For the fiscal third quarter, Xilinx expects revenue to grow 2% to 5% on a sequential basis, implying revenue of $476.5 million to $490.6 million. Analysts project revenue of $474.2 million. Shares were trading up $1.23 to $25.15.

Other technology movers included

Intel

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, up 22 cents to $21.25;

Sun Microsystems

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, down 7 cents to $5.14;

Microsoft

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, unchanged at $28.29;

Cisco Systems

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, down 9 cents to $24.07;

Sirius Satellite Radio

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, down 5 cents to $3.75;

Level 3 Communications

(LVLT)

, down 15 cents to $5.65;

Oracle

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, down 10 cents to $18.77; and

Lucent Technology

( LU), down 1 cent to $2.35.