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Thursday's Tech Winners & Losers

Garmin gained back some of its losses earlier this week.

Tech stocks closed relatively flat Thursday, as most of the sector's stalwarts didn't go far in either direction.

GPS device maker


(GRMN) - Get Report

rebounded after a two-day selloff. The rebound followed a Deutsche Bank analyst's statement that


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$8.1 billion acquisition of digital mapmaker


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was not a threat to Garmin's business, according to the

Associated Press

. Garmin, which is Navteq's biggest customer, saw shares rise $4.43, or 4.6%, to $100.95.

Garmin is a component of the Nasdaq 100, which gained 2.55 points to 2105.56.

Chinese online gaming company

The9 Ltd.

(NCTY) - Get Report

was gaining 10.3%, after the company and Blizzard Entertainment said their game, "World of Warcraft," had achieves a record of 800,000 simultaneous players on Sept. 6. Shares gained $3.07 to $32.97.

Benchmark Electronics

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, which makes electronics for the computer and other industries, saw shares dip 9.9% after the company cut its third quarter guidance. The company now sees sales of between $670 million and $680 million and diluted earnings of between 29 cents and 35 cents a share. The results include a $6 million tax benefit. Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expect earnings of 38 cents a share on revenue of $750.6 million. Shares fell $2.36 to $21.56.