Tech Ticks Lower Ahead of Earnings -- Tech Roundup

Shares of tech companies ticked down ahead of key earnings reports.

Intel said it is working with Facebook and other firms on a coming chip specially designed for artificial intelligence, as the semiconductor company moves to capitalize on a fast-growing market and aims a direct shot at fast-growing rival Nvidia.

Microsoft added another Surface laptop to its hardware offerings.

Rob Curran,

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 17, 2017 17:44 ET (21:44 GMT)