RIM's Disappointment: Tech Weekly
Facebook, which disclosed plans to report its quarterly results after the close of trading on July 26, also appointed its first female director this past week, giving chief operating offficer Sheryl Sandberg a place on board.
Sandberg is also on the board at The Walt Disney Company(DIS) , Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day.
Shares of Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook slumped 5.9% this week to close at $31.09. The company went public on May 18 at $38 per share.
"Our internal reorganization will provide even greater protection for our industry-leading intellectual property portfolio as our products and services businesses seek to accelerate innovation and deliver our products to market quickly," said Paul Jacobs, the company's CEO, in a statement. "We are confident that this change to our corporate structure will be accomplished with little to no disruption to employees and customers."
There was also sentiment out this week that Qualcomm shares could get a boost from the increased presence of 4G networks.
Qualcomm shares ticked up 0.1% to finish the week at $55.68.
-- Written by Nathalie Pierrepont in New York.
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