Zynga, Vodafone, Facebook: Tech Premarket

Tickers in this article: BBRY FB VOD VZ ZNGA

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Zynga surged more than 10% in premarket trading on Wednesday, lifted by the company's introduction of real-money gambling in the U.K.

The social gamer's stock climbed 10.75% to $3.40 before market open. Zynga was also the most active premarket Nasdaq stock on share volume of 5,273,685.

Vodafone shares, however, fell 3.15% to $28.48, after Verizon nixed speculation that it would buy all of the British telecom giant.


Verizon shares dipped 0.4% to $49.33.

Shares of Facebook , which hosts a major press event on Thursday, rose 1.14% to $25.71.

BlackBerry slipped 1.09% to $14.97.

--Written by James Rogers in New York.

>To submit a news tip, send an email to: tips@thestreet.com