NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Facebook

(FB) - Get Report

was one of tech's big movers in premarket trading as investors responded to the ongoing

fallout

from the social networking giant's eventful initial public offering last week.

Shares of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based tech giant fell 1.67% to $32.48 before market open. Facebook was also one of the most active

Nasdaq

stocks on share volume of 386,779.

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Report

was another active Nasdaq stock. The iPhone maker's shares slipped 0.25% to $563.88 on share volume of 98,634 .

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

shares crept up 0.31% to $29.16 following

media reports

that

NBCUniversal

is in talks to buy the software giant's stake in their

MSNBC.com

joint venture. Citing several sources with knowledge of the situation,

Adweek

reported that negotiations have progressed to the stage where

Comcast

(CMCSA) - Get Report

, NBCUniversal's majority owner, is conducting due diligence.

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

, which announced that it has clinched its acquisition of cloud specialist

Wyse Technology

early on Friday, was flat at $12.45 before market open.

Tech titan

HP

(HPQ) - Get Report

, which reported strong

second-quarter results

earlier this week, was off 1.42% at $21.46.

--Written by James Rogers in New York.

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