Tech Higher After IBM Earnings -- Tech Roundup

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Shares of tech companies rose after strong earnings from a computer-services giant.

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International Business Machines rose as much as 10% after the provider of services, hardware and software posted revenue growth in some of its newer business lines, such as the Watson artificial-intelligence platform.

Electronic Arts shares declined after the videogame maker put the development of a Star Wars game on hold.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjoes.com

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October 18, 2017 17:17 ET (21:17 GMT)