As is often the case on a Friday, big tech stocks shoved aside the pretenders to the after-hours throne.

Overall, volume was a little heavier than normal for the last extra trading session of the week, with around 1.9 million shares changing hands among the top 20 most active stocks.

Intel

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was up 0.4% to $30.74.

Corning

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was flat at $10.05, and

Cisco

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was inching down 0.1% to $20.

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

was gaining 1.1% to $11.73.

Sun Micro

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was creeping down 0.3% to $13.35, and

Qualcomm

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was off 0.1% to $60.02.

Microsoft

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was up 0.2% to $65.90, and

Dell

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was unchanged from the

4 p.m. EST close at $26.60.

The

Nasdaq 100 Tracking Stock

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was up 0.1% to $39.42 in Instinet action after the bell.

Among the percentage gainers,

Andrx

(ADRX)

was up 7.4% to $68.15. After the close, the company said the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's application to market a generic form of Prilosec. The company is still involved with litigation with

AstraZeneca

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, which holds the patent rights to the ulcer treatment.

CNet

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was adding 4.3% to $7.80. The majority of the late session's losers weren't giving up too much ground, with

Research in Motion

(RIMM)

losing 1.8% to $21.65.

Websense

(WBSN)

was off 1.5% to $25.62.