Updated from 3:54 p.m. ET
Widely held tech stocks generally stayed in positive territory Tuesday, with
among the day's biggest winners.
Google shares were rising $15.65, 4.9%, to $335.34 amid reports that
planned to launch
using the Internet company's
. Search rival
, meanwhile, was up 5.8% to $13.99. Microsoft also rose, tacking on 4% to $16.90.
In the computer hardware space,
shares were rising 4.5% to $16.14 after Goldman Sachs added the stock to its
was up 2.5% to $29.75.
was up 1.9% to $92.91,
was up 4.9% to $9.34, and
was up 4.4% to $99.66.
Chip stocks reversed course Tuesday, with
Advanced Micro Devices
leading the pack in percentage gains with an 11.3% increase to $2.76.
was up 8% to $10.15.
rose 4.7% to $16.45.
rose 4.3% to $10.26.
rose 3.4% to $14.90.
Among the major telco gear makers,
rose 1.2% to $11.48.
rose 5.3% to $8.14.
Research In Motion
rose 6.4% to $41.660.
rose 6.6% to $3.89.