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.