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(BBRY - Get Report) was a gainer before market open on Tuesday as investors responded to the imminent arrival of the company's new Z10 phone.
(T - Get Report)
announced on Tuesday that it will start selling the touchscreen phone on Friday, March 22. BlackBerry announced its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 OS in late January, along with two new smartphones. The touchscreen Z10 is the first to hit the market, followed by Q10, which comes with a QWERTY keyboard.
Shares of the embattled Canadian handset maker rose 1.74% to $15.16 in premarket trading Tuesday. BlackBerry was also one of the most active premarket Nasdaq stocks on share volume of 1,208,510.
(ZNGA - Get Report) was an even bigger gainer, rising 3.54% to $4.07. The social gamer was also the most active premarket Nasdaq stock on share volume of 2,476,496.
Shares of mobile gaming company
(GLU - Get Report)
surged 23.55% to $2.99 before market open on share volume of 1,699,789. On Tuesday. the firm announced its first "real money" mobile gaming offering.
(AAPL - Get Report)
shares dipped 0.74% to $434.64, while
stock was down 0.74% to $434.64.
--Written by James Rogers in New York.
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