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Sony's next Xperia smartphone set for Sprint, SoftBank -- report

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has never sold a product from Sony's Xperia line of smartphones and tablets, so this would be a first.

By August 29, 2014

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SoftBank's Pepper proves robots really do care about us

The company on Thursday unveils a new "humanoid" robot named Pepper that can not only communicate with the user, but also read his or her emotions.

By June 5, 2014

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SoftBank's Masa Son on why Sprint needs T-Mobile

The Internet is run by a cable monopoly in Comcast and a wireless duopoly in Verizon and AT&T, Son says. He wants to shake things up.

By May 28, 2014

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Meet the man charged with kicking Sprint into overdrive

Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure brings an unorthodox entrepreneurial spirit to the nation's third-largest wireless carrier.

By August 7, 2014

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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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Sprint CEO Dan Hesse's farewell memo to employees

Sprint's Hesse lists the highlights of his nearly seven-year tenure at the company.

By August 6, 2014

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Sprint taps Brightstar chief as new CEO

Marcelo Claure replaces Dan Hesse, who served as CEO since December 2007.

By August 6, 2014

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Sprint gets into the Google Apps resale business

Sprint's move is part of a bigger push into the business area, even as its consumer business continues to suffer subscriber losses.

By July 23, 2014

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Yahoo Japan plans $3.2B eAccess buy from SoftBank

Yahoo Japan, partly owned by SoftBank and Yahoo, plans to use the acquisition to launch its own mobile Internet service.

By March 27, 2014

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SoftBank chief eyes 'massive price war' with Verizon, AT&T

Masayoshi Son, who'll be pitching US policymakers Tuesday to consider a stronger wireless industry to vie with broadband, might need T-Mobile to achieve his ultimate goals.

By March 11, 2014