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Bloomberg:
SoftBank's humanoid robot Pepper will go on sale in US within a year, coming to Sprint stores   —  SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months  —  Billionaire Masayoshi Son will start selling his humanoid robots named “Pepper” at Sprint Corp. (S) stores in the U.S. by next summer …
Sep 2, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sony's next Xperia flagship phone will be sold on Sprint as Softbank targets US market   —  SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market  —  (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time …
Aug 29, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Sharp's Aquos Crystal: a 5-inch, 720p, edge-to-edge display smartphone lacking premium specs   —  Sharp's new phone for Sprint looks like something out of a sci-fi fantasy  —  And it's only $239  —  This week, Sharp, Softbank, and Sprint announced a new line of devices called Acquos Crystal …
Aug 19, 2014, 7:50 PMIn context
Mayumi Negishi / Wall Street Journal:
SoftBank picks Sharp as partner for low-cost smartphones, will launch Aquos Crystal on Sprint   —  SoftBank Picks Sharp as Partner for Low-Cost Smartphones  —  SoftBank Hopes Aquos Crystal Will Help Differentiate It and Sprint From Rivals  —  TOKYO— SoftBank Corp. and its U.S. unit …
Aug 18, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
The Hesse era at Sprint was a 7-year struggle with Nextel and bad network decisions   —  History isn't going judge Dan Hesse's tenure kindly, but many of the problems Hesse faced weren't of his own making.  And instead of fixing Sprint's cultural flaws when he took over, SoftBank's Masayoshi Son only reinforced them.
Aug 6, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Sprint to name Marcelo Claure, board member and head of Brightstar, as its new CEO   —  Exclusive: Sprint to Name Brightstar's Marcelo Claure as CEO  —  Sprint plans to name Marcelo Claure, one of its board members and head of wireless distributor Brightstar, as its new CEO, Re/code has learned from a number of sources.
Aug 5, 2014, 9:02 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
T-Mobile's stock down as much as 9% after hours, Sprint down as much as 16%, following breakdown of merger talks   —  The Sprint And T-Mobile Mega Merger Is Dead And Both Stocks Are Tanking  —  Sprint has abandoned its plans to buy T-Mobile, The Wall Street Journal and others are reporting.
Aug 5, 2014, 7:53 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sprint Abandoning Pursuit of T-Mobile   —  Sprint Corp. is ending its pursuit of T-Mobile US Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.  The company and its parent, SoftBank Corp. decided it simply would be too difficult to win approval from regulators, the people said.
Aug 5, 2014, 7:26 PMIn context
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
SoftBank's Son acknowledges Sprint lags in LTE, voices admiration for T-Mobile's Legere   —  SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said that Sprint (NYSE: S) needs “greater scale” if it is going to effectively compete in the U.S. wireless market, laying yet more groundwork for a potential combination between Sprint and T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS).
May 29, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Sprint owner vows “massive price war” if it can buy T-Mobile   —  “Three heavyweight fight” would put real pressure on Verizon and AT&T, CEO says.  —  The CEO of Sprint owner SoftBank said he'll start a “massive price war” if his company can purchase T-Mobile US.Sprint is attempting to buy T-Mobile but hasn't reached an agreement yet.
Mar 11, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context

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