Staples, BlackBerry, Vodafone: Tech Premarket

Tickers in this article: AAPL BBRY DELL SPLS VOD ZNGA

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Office equipment giant Staples(SPLS) was the most active premarket Nasdaq stock on Tuesday following media reports that rivals Office Depot(ODP) and OfficeMax(OMX) are in advanced merger talks.

Staples rose 13.44% to $14.69 on share volume of 549,382 before market open.

BlackBerry(BBRY) was another winner, rising 2.37% to $14.49 on share volume of 429,108.

Vodafone(VOD) , however, was a loser, tumbling 2.93% to $25.19 on share volume of 323,147.

Zynga(ZNGA) rose 2.19% to $3.27. Apple(AAPL) shares rose 0.47% to $462.3.

Shares of Dell(DELL) , which reports its fourth-quarter results after market close, crept up 0.07% to $13.82 in premarket trading.

TheStreet will be live-blogging Dell's results, starting at 3:45 p.m. EST.

--Written by James Rogers in New York.

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