SAN FRANCISCO – Technology stocks were mostly higher Friday, with Facebook Inc. continuing to recover from post-earnings declines to lead the advance. Facebook was up 3% in early trades, lifting the Nasdaq Composite Index which edged higher by 0.3% at the opening bell. The tech sector also got a lift from Hewlettt-Packard , Google Inc. and Intel Corp. . The Philadelphia Semiconductor Index edged higher by a fraction. On the downside, shares of SanDisk Corp. and Zynga Inc. were off a fraction.
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