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  • Sprint cuts 2000 jobs, more leadership changes to come

    Sprint cuts 2000 jobs, more leadership changes to come
    Sprint Corp announced on Monday it will fire 2,000 employees and it cut its 2014 adjusted earnings forecast as the company attempts to reduce costs and turn around several quarters of losses. The layoffs are expected to lower labor costs by $400 million...
  • Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%

     Sprint says it's cutting 2,000 more jobs, reducing staff 5%
    Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. says it is eliminating 2,000 jobs, or about 5% of its staff, as part of an effort to cut $1.5 billion in annual spending. The company said the cuts will be made over the coming weeks and months, and it is still...
  • Colorful CEO John Legere lifts T-Mobile's reputation, customer base

    Colorful CEO John Legere lifts T-Mobile's reputation, customer base
    When John Legere vowed to make big changes at T-Mobile, he started with himself: He grew his hair into a shaggy mane, traded in his suit and tie for a hot pink wardrobe and silver fang necklace, and unleashed a loudmouth attitude never before seen in...
  • CNET: Great mini flagship phones

    These "mini" variants of manufacturers' marquee handsets are scaled-down versions, both in size and in specs. But what these handsets lose in power, they usually make up for with a lower, more affordable price. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact The good: Its small...
  • France's Iliad drops T-Mobile US bid

    French telecom company Iliad SA says it has dropped its bid to buy a majority stake in wireless carrier T-Mobile US. Iliad, which is smaller than T-Mobile, made a surprise offer of $15 billion for a 57 percent stake in T-Mobile in July. At the time,...
  • What's Behind SoftBank's Big Moves in Hollywood?

    Masayoshi Son, the telecommunications mogul behind Tokyo-based SoftBank, has become the first Japanese player in nearly 25 years -- since Matsushita's purchase of Universal Studios -- to buy his way into Hollywood. With the entertainment industry still...
  • DreamWorks Animation shares rise almost 30%

    Shares of DreamWorks Animation rose almost 30% on Monday after news of a proposed acquisition by Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. SoftBank, which controls Sprint Corp. and recently dropped a bid to acquire T-Mobile, has offered to buy...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says

    Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says
    Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are not providing consumers with enough information about their data-throttling practices as required by a regulatory rule, according to a consumer group. Public Knowledge said the four companies are violating...
  • Sprint is reportedly in final stages of acquiring T-Mobile

    Sprint Nextel Corp.'s Japanese parent company, SoftBank Corp., is reportedly close to acquiring rival T-Mobile from German communications company Deutsche Telekom in a deal that is expected to be worth more than $19 billion. Earlier this month, the Wall...
  • Qualcomm calling on a new CEO amid intensifying competition

    Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc. The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...