Companies on the late roster are Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD), Capital One Financial ( COF), Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG), E*Trade ( ETFC), Riverbed Technology ( RVBD), Rambus ( RMBS), SanDisk ( SNDK) and Wynn Resorts ( WYNN).

EBay ( EBAY), the online auctioneer, missed on the top line in its latest quarter and gave a fourth-quarter outlook Wednesday that includes a fair amount of downside to the consensus.

Sprint Nextel ( S) is in talks to gain control of partner Clearwire's ( CLWR) board via agreements with the wireless broadband operator's other investors, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.

A deal would give Sprint the ability to appoint a majority of directors and control Clearwire without acquiring it, the people told the newspaper.

Apple ( AAPL)lost its appeal over a ruling that rival Samsung's Galaxy tablet didn't copy the iPad in a British court on Thursday, according to a Reuters report.

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