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Schumer warns Sprint deal could open door to Chinese hackers
Allowing Japanese company SoftBank to buy Sprint could expose critical communications networks to hackers, Sen.
International Business Times
Most Asian Markets Open Higher While Nikkei Bounces Back
Australia's S&P/ASX was down 1.83% or 92.60 points to 4969.80, pulled down by the resources sector.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Motley Fool
Ignore The Buyout Talk, Can This Company Compete?
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Customer Interaction Solutions
Sprint and SoftBank Announce Completion of State Regulatory Review of Proposed Transaction
This morning, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to approve the transaction, providing the final state approval needed for the transaction.
Wall Street Journal
Square's First Overseas Stop: Japan
"To be frank, it's a very hard market to succeed in and, if we do succeed and we intend to, it really proves out a lot for Square.
The Washington Post
SoftBank Said to Offer U.S. Veto Power Over One Sprint Director
SoftBank Corp. will let the U.S. government have veto power over one nominee to Sprint Nextel Corp.'s board to ease security concerns if its $20.1 billion takeover bid succeeds, said a person familiar with the matter.
SoftBank grants US government the right to approve Sprint director
If takeover plans by SoftBank and Sprint are finalized, then SoftBank will give the U.S. government influence due to security concerns.
Wed May 22, 2013
Sprint to give Dish non-public data after SoftBank waiver
Sprint Nextel Corp., which agreed to be bought by SoftBank Corp. for $20.1 billion, will engage in talks with competing bidder Dish Network Corp.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sprint Raises Clearwire Bid, Topping Dish Counteroffer
Sprint offered $3.40 a share, up 14 percent from a previous bid of $2.97 a share, the company said today in a statement.
Mon May 20, 2013
UPDATE 1-Sprint gets waiver from Softbank, permitting discussions with Dish
Wireless service provider Sprint Nextel Corp received a waiver from SoftBank Corp on various provisions of their merger agreement permitting it to engage in discussions with Dish Network Corp.
The Motley Fool
This Low-Priced Stock Has Tremendous Potential
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Wed May 15, 2013
Dish Crystalizing Sprint Bid With $2.5B Debt Offering
Dish Tuesday announced a $2.5 billion debt offering to be placed in escrow for use toward the $9.3 billion the company still needs to raise for the cash consideration portion of its $25.5 billion offer to merge with Sprint.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Deal: Dish to Raise $2.5 Billion to Finance Sprint Deal
Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday it planned to sell $2.5 billion in debt via a subsidiary, adding to its cash reserves ahead of its proposed $25.5 billion acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp.
Mon May 13, 2013
Report: SoftBank Pushing Banks to Not Finance Dish's Sprint Bid
SoftBank appears confident in the superiority of its $20.1 billion bid for 70 percent of Sprint but just in case, it's playing hardball with banks that could potentially help finance Dish Network's $25.5 billion opposing bid.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Sprint Acquisition: More Drama between Dish and Softbank
The drama level between Softbank Corp. and Dish Network Corp. over who gets to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.
Fri May 10, 2013
Crest Financial Takes First Step to Perfect Appraisal Rights of Clearwire Shares
Crest Financial Limited, the largest of the independent, minority stockholders of Clearwire Corporation , has told its brokerage firms to take all necessary steps to perfect Crest's rights under Section 262 of the Delaware General Corporation Law to seek appraisal for the common stock of Clearwire Corporation that it beneficially owns.
The Washington Post
SoftBank Says Dish's Sprint Bid Is Full of - Wishful' Numbers
SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son renewed his attacks on Dish Network Corp., his rival suitor for Sprint Nextel Corp., saying the satellite company would be a poor match for a wireless carrier.
Exclusive: SoftBank asks banks not to finance Dish's Sprint bid - sources
SoftBank Corp is playing it rough in its attempt to keep Dish Network Corp from breaking up its $20.1 billion deal to take control of Sprint Nextel Corp.
Nikkei Net Interactive
Softbank Briefly Bests DoCoMo In Market Cap
Shares in Softbank Corp. continue their advance as the firm keeps winning new subscribers to its mobile phone service, pushing the stock's market capitalization above rival NTT DoCoMo Inc.'s at one point Friday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sprint Wouldn't Allow Clearwire Bankruptcy
SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said Sprint Nextel Corp. likely would continue to fund Clearwire Corp.