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Google

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announced its own

payment service for digital content

called Google One Pass, an attempt to address publishers' concerns that

Apple's

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new digital subscription plan is too restrictive and expensive.

Users who purchase content from a One Pass publisher will be able to access their content on a range of devices including tablets and smartphones using a single login.

Shares of Google fell 0.1% in pre-market trading Thursday to $623.50.

IBM

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Watson

defeated his two human challengers Wednesday during

Jeopardy

after three days of play. Watson will take home a $1 million prize, which IBM will donate to two charities.

Shares of IBM fell 0.2% to $163.11 in pre-market trading.

Wednesday,

Nvidia

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reported adjusted earnings of 23 cents a share during the fourth quarter, beating the average estimate of analysts who expected earnings of 16 cents a share.

Still, shares of the graphics chip maker were down more than 3.2% in pre-market trading Thursday.

NetApp

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plunged 7.4% in pre-market trading after the company issued weak guidance Wednesday.

Excluding items, NetApp earned 52 cents a share, up from 40 cents a share in the prior year's quarter, and above the average analysts' estimate of 50 cents a share.

For the current quarter, NetApp said it is looking for earnings between 49 cents a share and 53 cents a share, below Wall Street's forecast of 54 cents a share.

President Obama will meet with a group of business leaders in San Francisco Thursday, including Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who recently took a medical leave of absence from the company, and Google chief executive Eric Schmidt and

Facebook

founder Mark Zuckerberg, according to

ABC News

. The president is expected to discuss his continued

commitment to American innovation and technology

.

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