PlayPhone Adds SingTel to Its Roster, Betting on “Not Yet Mature” Emerging Markets

And it’s a safe bet, too. Just don’t expect a whole lot of change overnight.
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SoftBank Net Profit Surges

SoftBank Corp. said its quarterly net profit rose 44 percent from a year earlier, helped by strong demand for the Apple iPhones its mobile-phone unit offers in Japan.

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AT&T’s Profit Rises 4.9 Percent as Subscriber Count Grows

AT&T added 363,000 customers who signed long-term service contracts in the latest period, compared with 151,000 a year ago and 551,000 in the second quarter.

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AT&T in Cell Towers Deal With Crown Castle

AT&T Inc. plans to lease a portfolio of cell towers, and sell some others, to Crown Castle International Corp. for about $4.85 billion as the telecom giant cashes in on consolidation among tower operators and seeks to spend its money elsewhere.

Stephen Elop Is Now the Microsoft CEO Candidate to Beat

Well, it only cost $7.17 billion, but Microsoft now has a pretty obvious candidate to lead the company as soon as CEO Steve Ballmer vacates the seat he said he would leave within the year.
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HP Makes a Big Play in Software-Defined Networks

A conversation with HP networking head Bethany Mayer.
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AT&T Earnings Rise on Wireless Subscriber Growth

AT&T Inc.’s first-quarter profit grew 3.2 percent as the company’s wireless subscriber rolls continued to grow, though revenue missed expectations.

Time 100 List Is Packed With Techies — From Musk to Systrom to Sandberg and More

Who doesn’t love a listicle?
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Carriers in Most of the World to See Flat Revenue While Emerging Markets Take Off

Three countries — China, India and Brazil — will account for more than half of all revenue growth for carriers worldwide.
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LucasArts Departs, Windows Phone Grows, and Why You Can’t Resell Your MP3s: The AllThingsD Week in Review 3/31/13 — 4/06/13

The Top 10 stories of the week, in one convenient serving.
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