Tech stocks were mostly down Friday after


missed analysts' profit estimates for its second quarter and


offered a weak outlook for the current quarter.

Shares of


(GOOG) - Get Report

fell $53.03, or 9.9%, to $480.41 after it reported


EPS for the second quarter. Google acknowledged a slowing economy and investors realized it is

not immune

to the current environment.

Google earned $1.25 billion, compared with $925.1 million, a year ago. Adjusted for certain items, EPS was $4.63 a share, which was short of analysts' estimates of $4.74 a share. Second-quarter revenue climbed 39% from a year ago to $5.37 billion, but grew just 3% from the first quarter. Adjusted for traffic acquisition costs, revenue came in at $3.9 billion, which was above analysts' consensus expectation of $3.87 billion.


(MSFT) - Get Report

lost $1.88, or 6.8%, to $25.64 after it offered weak outlook for the current quarter. Microsoft also forecast

increased spending

and uncertainty over the state of its online operations and continued tussle to acquire





(AMD) - Get Report

plunged 12.6%, or 67 cents, to $4.63 after it reported

another huge loss

and CEO Hector Ruiz stepped down effective immediately. He has been replaced by President and Chief Operating Officer Dirk Meyer.

AMD posted a loss of $1.19 billion, or $1.96 a share, vs. a loss of $600 million, or $1.09 cents, at this time last year. Analysts were expecting a loss of 52 cents a share, excluding certain charges. Revenue was $1.38 billion, up 0.5% year over year, and below the average analyst expectation of $1.45 billion.


(AAPL) - Get Report

shed $5.46, or 3.2%, to $166.35 ahead of the company's third-quarter earnings report Monday after the close of trading. Analysts are expecting Apple to report earnings of $1.08 a share on revenue of $7.36 billion for the quarter. For the fourth quarter, Apple is expected to post EPS of $1.24, or $8.32 billion.

Online advertising campaigns provider



continued to lose ground after it slashed its forecast for fiscal 2008, citing weakness in the U.S. economy. Shares of ValueClick were down 61 cents, or 5.5%, to $10.40. Analysts at Citigroup and Stanford research also downgraded the stock Friday to hold from buy.


(IBM) - Get Report

gained $2.54, or 2%, to $129.07 after it

charged past

Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter and raised its earnings outlook for the current fiscal year.

Net income for the quarter was up 22.3% to $2.76 billion, or $1.98 a share. Revenue rose 12.8% to $26.8 billion. Analysts polled by

Thomson Reuters

had been expecting revenue of $25.92 billion and earnings of $1.82 a share, excluding charges.

Satellite radio company


(SIRI) - Get Report

shares were up 14 cents, or 6.7%, to $2.24 after

reports suggested

that Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein may be ready to back the planned merger between Sirius and

XM Satellite Radio

( XMSR). The move is likely to bring Sirius and XM closer to completing the deal that was first announced in February 2007.