InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC)is today's biggest winner in tech, up about 5.5%. This bump can be attributed to the company's recent inclusion in the S&P MidCap 400.

On the losing end today was Apple(NASDAQ:AAPL), which dropped about 1.5% and dragged suppliers down with it. Cirrus Logic(NASDAQ:CRUS), Avago(NASDAQ:AVGO), and Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS)were among those affected.

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