AT&T decides to take another $0.61 per month from customers
Company joins Verizon and Sprint in charging new "administrative fee."
Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware
Feds want Huawei gear off Sprint's networks, control over hardware purchases.
Sprint Ups Its Offer For Outstanding Clearwire Shares To Around $2.5B
More developments in the Sprint acquisition foodchain saga. As expected, Sprint is upping its offer for outstanding Clearwire shares to $3.40 per share, working out to an offer of about $2.5 billion. This comes after originally making an offer of $2.2 billion, based on $2.97 per share.
Sprint Acquires KC-Based Handmark For Its Mobile App Development And Advertising Shop, OneLouder
Sprint has decided to get deeper into the social and mobile space, announcing today that it has acquired Handmark and its subsidiary OneLouder. The acquisition is meant to beef up its Pinsight Media+ advertising group, specifically. Through Handmark, OneLouder has built social apps like Twitter clients Tweetcaster and Slices, and Friendcaster, a Facebook client. The acquisition price hasn’t been made known, but it’s a huge win for the Kansas City tech space, a place that I visited just a few weeks ago. Sprint hopes that this acquisition will bring a more “entrepreneurial spirit” to its mobile program, hoping to lure developers to use its own advertising platform. Mike Cooley, VP of New Ventures at Sprint shared: “The business, culture and technology they bring will be a huge asset to our business, and ultimately the customers of Pinsight Media+.” Through building all of its apps, OneLouder found a niche in advertising, having its own team that has worked on the ad platform and ...
NASCAR: Johnson makes history with fourth all-star race win
There is little doubt that Jimmie Johnson is an elite NASCAR driver. If there was, Johnson proved he deserves to be among the best when he became the first four-time winner of the Sprint Cup All-Star Race on Saturday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.