Facebook’s Online Gambling Deal, Hewlett-Packard Launches Offer: Tech Business Review

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has reached an online gambling agreement with 888 Holdings, an online gaming operator which is licensed in Gibraltar but listed in the United Kingdom. A statement reported that 888 says it will be next in line to introduce a portfolio of real-money gaming products on Facebook which will be aimed at adult British consumers, becoming the second real-money gambling provider to make such an arrangement after Gamesys began distribution of a Facebook application via the FB App Center.

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ)  launches a new pay-as-you-use networking equipment offer to communications service providers with the intention of helping to remove the capital expenditures burden from the CSPs and their enterprise customers while creating new business streams for itself. Company executives concede that it’s a risky venture for the information tech vendor, but it is a calculated one, as the firm possesses assets that mitigate the risks to some extent.

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In a Wednesday release, Synacor (NASDAQ:SYNC) and Lenovo announced the successful introduction of Lenovo’s startpage experience for consumers on Lenovo PCs. The startpage enables consumers to access video, games, breaking news, social media and more, allowing the firm an opportunity to market and monetize that content and also to strengthen its customer relationships following the initial PC sale.

The memory chip provider Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) has backfilled its range of 45-nm phase-change memory which it says is shipping in “high volume” to Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), as reported by EE Times. More specifically, Micron has been shipping 45-nm 1-Gbit PCM multchip packages to Nokia for use in the their phones and is now sampling a 512-Mbit PCM plus 512-Mbit LPDDR2 MCP.

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