Updated from 4:14 p.m. ET
Most widely held tech stocks followed the Nasdaq's drop Thursday, with
among the notable exceptions.
Shares of Yahoo! rose 4% to $12.98 after the Internet company laid out a reorganization plan that includes the ousting of its CEO.
Tech giant Microsoft , which announced it was slashing temporary workers' pay by 10%, slid 3.2% to $16.42.
IBM was up 3.6% to $88.97 after it affirmed its previous earnings forecast for 2009.
Google shares fell 4.5% to $337.18.
Research In Motion fell 4% to $39.54.
Palm was down 0.2% to $7.26.
Nokia , which hinted strongly at a future move into netbooks, was down 3.8% to $9.52.
Apple was down 2.2% to $89.19.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard were up 0.4% to $30.24.
Dell was down 1.8% to $8.21 ahead of its earnings report.
Cisco was down 1.9% to $14.49.