Explaining What It’s Going to Do With All That Dough, Pinterest Unveils Stats on Strong Mobile and International Usage

Yes, you may say it out loud: Has Silicon Valley lost its mind?
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Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

Pin this! An even more ginormous pile of money for the social bookmarking phenom.
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Verizon Profit Jumps 40 Percent on Wireless Subscriber Growth

Verizon reported a profit of $2.23 billion, or 78 cents a share, up from $1.59 billion, or 56 cents, a year earlier.

Carrier Sources Say iPhone 5s Inventory on Friday Will Be “Grotesquely” Low

Expect stores to quickly sell out of their supply of the high-end iPhone when it goes on sale Friday.
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At the Heart Of Verizon-Vodafone, Differing Outlooks for the U.S. Market

At the center of what could be a $130 billion deal between Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group are sharply different views of the U.S. wireless market.

T-Mobile Says Service Restored After Brief Issues Earlier Friday

T-Mobile chief John Legere posted a note apologizing during the outage and assuring customers he was on the case.
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T-Mobile’s New “Jump” Ads Show SNL’s Bill Hader in Desperate Need of a New Phone

It’s not “Stefon,” but it’ll do.
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Who Bought One Million BlackBerry 10 Devices?

BlackBerry’s BB10 mega-order was likely made by a distributor, not a carrier. And it’s probably being broken up over a few quarters.
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Sony Stakes Recovery on New Smartphone

TOKYO — When the head of NTT DoCoMo Inc., Japan’s biggest mobile carrier, took the stage in January to introduce its latest models, he declared Sony Corp.’s new Xperia Z smartphone his company’s top pick, the equivalent of a mother announcing her favorite child.

Sprint Hungry for More Spectrum