(Updated from 7:24 p.m. EST)

The tech stocks that headlined market news during the regular session continued to steal the show in the after-hours session tonight. Among the most-active stocks on the night watch are

PMC-Sierra

(PMCS)

and

Ericsson

(ERICY)

. Price movement, as is typically the case on Friday nights, has been small.

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Shares of communications chipmaker PMC-Sierra, which fell 22.8% to $74 during the regular session, on the heels of its

earnings release last night, have recovered 1.2% to $74.88 on

Instinet

and have recouped 1.3% to $74.94 on

Island

ECN. And Swedish cell phone company Ericsson, which dropped 13.5% to $11.25 during the day, after issuing a

disappointing earnings forecast earlier today, took back 0.6% to $11.31 on Instinet and Island.

Elsewhere,

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

, which

reported better-than-expected earnings results last night but warned about a slowdown in telecom spending, slipped 0.4% to $59.38 on Instinet and Island, having gained 8% to $59.63 today. And office supply retailer

Staples

(SPLS)

, which warned about its fourth quarter yesterday, decreased 1.2% to $15.25 on Instinet.

This information is provided by Instinet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reuters (RTRSY) . For further information, please contact Instinet at www.instinet.com.

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