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.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 17, 2017 17:44 ET (21:44 GMT)