Its pitch to consumers pays off with a gain of 1.2 million customers to hold T-Mobile at bay. Still, Sprint's aggressive promotions have also brought mounting losses.
The carrier's new "Never Settle" promotion will give Verizon customers a free phone to play with for 14 days and then pay Verizon's early termination fee for customers who switch over permanently.
But CEO Meg Whitman tells investors the software maker is entering 2015 with the "strongest portfolio" in a decade.
The forecast from BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman is up by 10.6 million units from his prior estimate, but sales for the December quarter will depend in part on China.
The game maker ends a strong year thanks to its popular shooter franchise, while it also looks ahead to capitalize on the much-hyped Star Wars revival.
The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.
Speaking to reporters, the new Sony TV chief believes that his division can end the fiscal year in the black, despite 10 years of losses.
The iPhone's market share rose by 1.8 percentange points, while Android's slice slimmed down by 3.1 points, says a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Apple's big-screened phone snagged 44 percent of all phablet sales in the US last quarter, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.