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12.28.16
Trump isn't responsible for Sprint bringing 5,000 jobs to the US
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Trump isn't responsible for Sprint bringing 5,000 jobs to the US

The telco's announcement is the result of a pre-existing investment deal, not the president-elect.

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06.05.14
Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year
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06.05.14

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year

Japanese telecom Softbank and its CEO Masayoshi Son have never been afraid to push the envelope, a...

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03.13.14
Sprint + T-Mobile: What everyone else is saying about a possible acquisition
03.13.14

Sprint + T-Mobile: What everyone else is saying about a possible acquisition

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has been on a mission to purchase T-Mobile and merge it with the Now Ne...

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07.13.13
Mobile Miscellany: week of July 8th, 2013
07.13.13

Mobile Miscellany: week of July 8th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the fireh...

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07.10.13
Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint is complete
07.10.13

Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint is complete

Finally, the saga is over. All but a formality once the FCC approved, Softbank has merged with Spr...

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04.30.13
Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network
04.30.13

Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network

Despite bidding competition from Dish, Softbank's founder, Masayoshi Son, has told Reuters that he...

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04.10.13
Japanese mobile boss claims he's already patented the tech inside Google Glass
04.10.13

Japanese mobile boss claims he's already patented the tech inside Google Glass

Patent filings, we don't take so seriously. One of Japan's richest men, with the potential to call...

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10.15.12
Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion
10.15.12

Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion

In a joint press conference, Softbank has officially announced that it is buying a 70 percent stak...

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