Shares of technology companies rose amid earnings anticipation and deal activity.
Shares of computer-services giant Dell Technologies rallied after it unveiled plans to spin off its stake in virtualization specialist VMWare.
Shares of chip foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing fell from near record highs after it boosted both its capital-spending and revenue growth forecasts for 2021.
Amazon.com founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said the company needs a better vision for its employees after a recent vote among Alabama warehouse workers who rejected unionization.
Chinese electric-car maker XPeng recently tested its autonomous-driving software by sending a fleet of its cars on a 2,200-mile trip from Guangzhou to Beijing, logging 0.71 human-operator interventions per 100 km (62 miles) -- a new benchmark for self-driving cars, the company claimed. Shares of XPeng rival Tesla continued their recent revival.
Signifyd, a company that sells artificial intelligence-based e-commerce fraud protection software, raised $205 million in new investor funding.
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