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SoftBank targets broadband to justify T-Mobile buyout -- report

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.

By 11 March 2014

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What Comcast's buyout of Time Warner Cable means for you (FAQ)

The $45 billion deal has the potential to shake up the pay-TV business -- or does it? CNET explains how it affects you.

By 14 February 2014

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How will Sprint's Framily fare against T-Mobile's ETF buyout?

Sprint has its hopes pinned on its friends and family plan as the rest of the wireless carriers pile up on incentives to switch.

By 12 February 2014

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Amidst Microsoft buyout, Nokia still trucking to mobile shows

Although Microsoft will soon own the business, Nokia will announce...something...at February's Mobile World Congress phone show. The question is, will anyone care?

By 24 January 2014

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By 25 January 2015

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Sprint guarantees $200 trade-in credit to T-Mobile customers

The carrier will also offer up to $350 per line to T-Mo subscribers to cover costs related to switching networks.

By 24 January 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard

The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.

By 17 January 2015

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Google Glass gets a new boss, the man behind the iPod and Nest

The search giant is tapping Tony Fadell, who worked at Apple and co-founded the Nest thermostat company, to oversee its connected-eyewear project.

By 16 January 2015

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FCC OKs Verizon buyout of Vodafone's company stake

In the third largest corporate acquisition in history, Verizon will purchase Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion and achieve 100 percent ownership of the network.

By 5 December 2013

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By 13 December 2014