Analysts were expecting a loss of $784 million in the second quarter. Shipments of 4 million Lumia smartphones did not save the day, though investors reacted with enthusiasm.
Despite customers paying more for fast data, only selling its stake in Verizon stopped the European network from seeing multibillion losses in the past year.
BlackBerry shareholders would receive $9 a share in the deal offered by a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.
The Japanese tech giant says it will spend money restructuring, bowing out of some businesses.
The carrier added 2.4 million wireless customers, the first time it's topped the 2 million mark. But growth didn't come cheap.
The carrier, meanwhile, says it's brought LTE to 41 more cities, and its Sprint Spark enhanced network to another six cities, as it trudges through its painful network upgrade.
Motorola's revenue actually ticked up from a year ago as it shows some signs of progress.
Barnes & Noble's Nook division has a rough fiscal third quarter. However, the bookseller hopes to reverse the decline with the launch of a new Nook color device later this year.
Carrier reports a fourth quarter loss of $20 million up from a loss of $8 million a year earlier as the company spends more to acquire new customers.
The "A8" processor could drive Apple into a new multibillion market as the chip achieves performance on par with Intel processors powering the MacBook Air, says JP Morgan.