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Sprint Nextel Seeks OK to Transfer Some Assets to SoftBank

SoftBank’s $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel is moving ahead according to plan, but as with any transaction of this size, there are lots of moving parts to address and agencies to appease. And so, on Thursday the two companies filed a document with the Federal Communications Commission seeking approval to transfer control of a number of Sprint assets to SoftBank. Among those assets: Sprint’s FCC licenses and its prospective de jure controlling interest in Clearwire’s licenses. The companies expect to complete the deal by mid-2013.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work