Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. We’re keeping our eyes on five particular stories of interest today.
HTC Working on Facebook-Integrated Phone
Facebook is working with HTC to develop a phone that is much more deeply integrated with the social network than any previous “Facebook phones,” according to multiple reports.
HP Earnings Beat Expectations
HP earned $1.17 per share on fourth-quarter revenue of $32.3 billion, down from $1.33 per share on revenue of $33.3 billion from the same period last year, but above analysts’ forecast of $1.13 per share. The company’s fiscal 2012 earnings forecast was modest, at just above $4 per share.
BlackBerry PlayBook Price Slashed to $199
RIM has cut the cost of the struggling BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to $199 from its original retail price of $499.