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News on Sprint Nextel (Ticker: S) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

48 min ago | Business Journal

KC startup EyeVerify lands $6M in funding

The Series A financing, raised from Sprint Corp., Wells Fargo and Qihoo 360 Technology Co.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Kansas City, KS

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Sprint Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Sprint Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Sharp's First AQUOS Smartphone Comes to the U.S. - Sharp...

Sharp's First AQUOS Smartphone Comes to the U.S. - Sharp AQUOS Crystal Arriving Exclusively at Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile .

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Related Topix: Fon, Telecom, IT Services, Sharp, Electronics, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Asian Hedge Funds Widen Bets on Micron, Sprint Amid Takeovers

Asia-based hedge funds added shares in Micron Technology Inc. and Sprint Corp. in the second quarter, amid a spurt of corporate activities involving global technology and telecommunications companies.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Telecom, Electronics, IT Services, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Business News

AmericanBankingNews.com

Sprint's New Pricing Plans May Not Be Enough To Curb Churn

Analysts say, Sprint Corp's cellular plan with more generous data allowances may fall short in overcoming defections by clients concerned about disruptions in the No.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Cellphones

Boy Genius

Sprint now wants you to pay $5 a month for its smartphone bloatware

Sprint is ready to bring its carrier bloatware game to a whole new level, as it's looking to convince customers to pay a monthly subscription fee for an app it will preload on its on-contract devices - the Sprint App Pass.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Fon, Telecom, Google, Startups

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Downgrades: SolarCity Corp, El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc, and Sprint Corporation

LOCO is bracing for a 6% drop out of the gate today, after settling at $33.20 on Monday.

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Related Topix: Startups, SolarCity, Telecom, IT Services, Stanley, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Sprint Doubles Down on Data, Wags Finger at Verizon, AT&T

As expected, thanks to a leak last week , America's third-largest carrier has unleashed new plans that it says signal the dawn of "a new day for data in the wireless industry."

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, Verizon, Wireless, Emerging Technology, T-Mobile

Bloomberg

Verizon Regains Title as Fastest U.S. Wireless Service

Verizon Communications Inc. recaptured the wireless speed crown it lost to AT&T Inc. a year earlier, after adding capacity to relieve network congestion that lowered service quality in major cities like New York.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Cable & Satellite, ATT, AT&T, Startups, Versant

The Washington Post

Son on M&A Prowl Sells Bonds After T-Mobile Flop: Japan Credit

Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Corp. is selling bonds just weeks after he abandoned the takeover of T- Mobile US Inc. and signaled he would seek different targets.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Telecom, IT Services, Business News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

MVNO meltdown: reseller trio run into problems

According to Fierce Wireless, US electronics retailer RadioShack has discontinued its 'RadioShack No-Contract Wireless' brand, which was launched in 2012 through a partnership with Leap Wireless - a cellular operator now owned by AT&T Mobility.

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Related Topix: Leap Wireless, IT Services, Telecom

USA Today

SoftBank is doing more than cutting Sprint prices

SoftBank is doing more than cutting Sprint prices SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/VApPYR SAN FRANCISCO - SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son has bigger changes in store for Sprint wireless - of which he is chairman - than the lower pricing plans the No.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Telecom, IT Services, Brightstar, Wireless, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

Business Journal

Icy inclinations: T-Mobile CEO challenges Sprint's Claure

At a T-Mobile call center on Thursday, CEO John Legere challenged Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam, and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to complete the "Ice Bucket Challenge."

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Oakland, ME

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Softbank Corp plans USD3.9bn bond sale

Bloomberg reports that Japan's SoftBank Corp, the wireless group controlled by billionaire Masayoshi Son, is planning to sell bonds worth JPY400 billion - its first such sale since it abandoned plans to amalgamate Sprint Corp with T-Mobile US.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Light Reading

Live Chat: NFV & the Data Center

The more network functions get virtualized, the greater the computing demands on data centers.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Telecom, IT Services, Startups, DLP Mobile, Core Security Technologies, Wind River Systems, McAfee

Seeking Alpha

Sprint: It's Now Or Never

Back in May, I discussed how Sprint needed to close a deal with T-Mobile as soon as possible .

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon Communications, Verizon, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Versant, ATT

Sun Aug 17, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: S, TWTR, DB, VOD

According to GuruFocus updates , these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Financial Markets, Twitter, Financial Services, Banking, Deutsche Bank AG

West Australian

SoftBank still merger hungry despite T-Mobile flop

Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank's failed bid for T-Mobile marked a rare defeat for its brash billionaire founder, but few expect it to sideline a man intent on building "the world's number-one company".

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, T-Mobile, AT&T, Telecom, IT Services

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Will Apple's iPhone 6 Save Sprint?

Its planned acquisition of T-Mobile might've helped, but it now seems highly unlikely, and Sprint's longtime CEO, Dan Hesse, was recently replaced by an outsider -- Marcelo Claure.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, iPhone, T-Mobile, Apple, Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Sprint Finally Ready to Slash Prices, Challenge Rivals T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon

Battling subscriber losses and shrinking revenue, Sprint , America's third-largest wireless operator, could be on the verge of better competing against its rivals.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, Verizon Communications, T-Mobile, Verizon, Buffalo, NY

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