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  1. Softbank Said to Discuss Investing in Legendary StudioRead the original story

    17 min ago | Bloomberg

    SoftBank Corp. , the Japanese telecommunications company run by Masayoshi Son, is in talks to invest in "Godzilla" studio Legendary Entertainment, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Under terms being discussed, the investment would be a minority stake and Legendary Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Tull would retain control of the independent studio, said the people, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private.

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  2. SoftBank Said to Discuss Investment in Legendary EntertainmentRead the original story

    32 min ago | The Washington Post

    SoftBank Corp., the Japanese telecommunications company run by Masayoshi Son, is in talks to invest in "Godzilla" studio Legendary Entertainment, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Under terms being discussed, the investment would be a minority stake and Legendary Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Tull would retain control of the independent studio, said the people, who asked not to be named because the discussions are private.

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  3. The Wall Street Journal: Softbank to sell Sony flagship phoneRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The Wall Street Journal reported in August that Softbank will likely sell the Xperia Z3 for the first time in Japan, and also in the U.S., through its subsidiary Sprint Corp. Sony's flagship smartphone comes with high-resolution audio, 4K-video and PlayStation 4 remote-play functions.

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  4. SoftBank to Sell Sony Flagship PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    SoftBank Corp. will carry Sony Corp.'s latest smartphone, the two companies confirmed on Wednesday, possibly giving the heavily diversified electronics maker's struggling mobile business a lift.

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  5. Rent-A-Center Names Jana Kelly Vice President of Inventory ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Rent-A-Center, Inc. , the nation's largest rent-to-own operator, today announced the appointment of Jana Kelly to vice president of inventory management. Reporting to John Butler, senior vice president, supply chain, Kelly is charged with leading the forecasting, inventory planning, allocation and replenishment of all domestic store products.

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  6. DreamWorks in Talks To Sell to Japan's SoftBankRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies, is in talks to sell the company to Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Corp., according to a person familiar with the talks. Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive of the Glendale studio, has been in discussions to sell the company he launched twenty years ago to SoftBank, which owns Sprint Corp. and recently dropped a bid to acquire T-Mobile.

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  7. Digital Caddies; Sprint Continues to Outperform ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Market Wire

    "As the exclusive wireless technology provider for Digital Caddies, Sprint's network has performed and continues to perform beyond expectations," said Mike Loustalot, president of Digital Caddies. "When we started this journey a little more than a year ago, our first strategic relationship was with Sprint and it's proven invaluable and allowed the company to expand rapidly.

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  8. Sprint and T-Mobile Take Their Smartphone Battle to TwitterRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    New Sprint boss Marcelo Claure, however, is an active Twitter user, and while he's not as confrontational as Legere, he is at least taking the fight to T-Mobile, as well as Verizon to take shots at competitors. Our plan: have Data Strong network, listen to customers.

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  9. PayPal's New CEO Once Spent 24 Hours Living On The Streets Of NYC As A Homeless PersonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... also took him to a civil rights demonstration when he was still in a stroller. When Virgin Mobile sold to Sprint Nextel in 2009, he served as president of Sprint's prepaid group until moving to American Express in 2010. He now joins PayPal as its ...

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  10. Mobile Broadband and Broadcasting Spectrum Market 2025 Scenarios for...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... NTT DOCOMO, Ofcom, Orange, Qualcomm, Reliance, Samsung, SiriusXM, Smart Communications, Sprint (formerly Sprint Nextel), Subtel, Taiwan Mobile, TDF, Technicolor, Telstra, TerreStar, Thomson, Thuraya, T-Mobile, TRAI, Verizon Wireless and YouTube. ...

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  11. SoftBank really wants to get into show businessRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    In addition to talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation, SoftBank Corp., majority owner of Sprint Corp., has been in talks to buy a minority stake in Legendary Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  12. DEALS-European buyers buoy cross border deals while inversions slowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    European companies emboldened to spend their large cash balances on U.S. rivals have boosted global deal volumes by 60 percent so far in 2014, just as new government rules look set to dampen U.S. companies' deal making abroad aimed at cutting taxes. After several years of economic stagnation, European chief executives are feeling more confident that the crisis is behind them.

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  13. Softbank Eyes a DreamWorks Buy ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Light Reading

    With its dream of a T-Mobile buy squashed, Sprint's owner is reportedly mulling an acquisition of movie studio DreamsWorks instead. Its dreams of acquiring T-Mobile dashed, SoftBank's latest acquisition target appears to be US-based movie studio DreamWorks.

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  14. Japanese Company SoftBank In Talks To Buy DreamWorks Animation: ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cartoon Brew

    ... The company, which has a market cap of US$92 billion, acquired a majority stake in the US phone carrier Sprint Nextel in 2012. SoftBank also owns 1/3 of the Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group, a stake that is worth over $70 billion. SoftBank owns ...

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  15. DreamWorks Shares Rise Amid Buyout SkepticismRead the original story

    Monday | San Fernando Business Journal

    ... "actually happening is slim." SoftBank was established in 1981 and is a majority owner in U.S. telecom company Sprint Nextel Corp., and has e-commerce, technology services, media and marketing businesses. It recently dropped a bid to buy cellular ...

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  16. Softbank Eyes a DreamWorks Buy - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Light Reading

    Its dreams of acquiring T-Mobile dashed, SoftBank's latest acquisition target appears to be US-based movie studio DreamWorks. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal and Hollywood Reporter , Sprint Corp. owner SoftBank Corp. is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation, makers of such fantastic animated flicks as Shrek and Madagascar.

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  17. DreamWorks Animation shares rise almost 30%Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    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 the Glendale-based studio for $32 a share, according to a person familiar with the talks. The offer values DreamWorks at $3.4 billion.

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  18. AT&T Promotion Doubles Shareable Data for 15GB to 50GB UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNet News

    The new AT&T shared data promotion, which is available through Oct. 31, will give users 30GB to 100GB of mobile data for the same prices as half of those levels. Users can keep the bonus for as long as their accounts remain with AT&T.

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  19. Backhaul Strategies: Looking to 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Light Reading

    ... one store you can get it from -- and that's Pizza Hut." So said Ali Afrashteh, VP of access technologies for Sprint Nextel, at Light Reading's first ever "Backhaul Strategies" conference in September 2006. (See How Is T1 Like a Pizza? and Sprint ...

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  20. Sprint owner makes a run at 'Shrek' creatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    Sprint owner SoftBank Corp. is sketching out a possible purchase of the Hollywood studio that produced "Shrek" and "How to Train Your Dragon," The Wall Street Journal reports. SoftBank reportedly is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. The purchase would boost SoftBank's drive to add content that it can market to mobile phone subscribers.

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