NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Apple ( AAPL) said it is planning a public ceremony for Apple employees to celebrate the life of founder Steve Jobs who passed away last week.

The event will take place on Oct. 19 at Apple's campus in Cupertino, Calif.

Shares of Apple edged up 0.7% to $391.58 in premarket trading on Tuesday.


Netflix ( NFLX) shares dropped 1.7% to $109.71 a day after deciding to scrap its plans to separate its Qwikster DVD-by-mail service and its streaming services. The company received backlash from customers after announcing the split last month, with subscribers already angry over a price hike in July.


Research In Motion's ( RIMM) BlackBerry service experienced disruptions throughout parts of Europe, the Mideast and Africa on Monday. The problems were reportedly related to messaging, roaming and Internet access.

RIM shares jumped 2.8% to $23.90 in premarket trading on Tuesday.


Facebook on Monday released its highly anticipated iPad app with features including more prominent photos and videos, gaming and Facebook chat. Users can navigate through the app using multitouch gestures.


Daily deals giant Groupon said on Monday in a blog post that it will no longer disclose the number of deals it sells every day in an attempt to prevent third-party firms from estimating its revenue.

Groupon said it will now give a more ambiguous count of its daily deals sales rather than stating the actual figure.

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