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Softbank May Take Control Of Sprint
2012-10-11 19:38:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sprint is talking with one of Japan's largest mobile-phone companies for a possible "substantial" investment, according to a report by Japan´s Nikkei newspaper. The report, citing unnamed sources, said that the deal could involve Softbank to take as much as 75 percent of Sprint, giving the third-largest Japanese carrier control over the U.S. company. Jennifer Fritzsche, an analyst at Wells Fargo Securities LLC, wrote in a...

2012-08-14 23:00:30

Former RollingStone.com editor-in-chief Nick Catucci will be joining Popdust as Deputy Editor. In addition to his experience overseeing RollingStone.com, Catucci has served as a senior editor at ARTINFO, New York magazine (NYMag.com) and the VillageVoice.com. His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, Spin, Blender and Maxim magazines. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Popdust.com, the largest website dedicated exclusively to pop music, announced today that former RollingStone.com...

2012-07-26 23:00:03

Popdust.com also relaunches flagship property with new look and interactive features New York, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Popdust.com, the largest website dedicated exclusively to pop music, announced an agreement with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in America with a greater reach than any other radio or television outlet, to provide music-centric editorial content to Clear Channel´s 850 radio station websites nationwide. David Wade, Popdust media...

New Japanese Smartphone Detects Radiation
2012-05-29 09:44:46

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Claims have been thrown back and forth by medical and technology experts alike as to whether or not cell phones generate radiation, and if so, if they generate enough to cause cancers of the brain or even reproductive systems. Now, there´s a phone that may or may not generate radiation (depending on who you ask) but will also detect radiation, alerting users of any potential hotspots they may come across. According to Reuters, mobile phone operator...

Yahoo, Alibaba Negotiating Swap Of Assets
2012-02-11 04:49:57

Yahoo and its longtime Chinese partner Alibaba are in the midst of complex negotiations to restructure the California-based web portal and search engine company's Asian holdings, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Prudence Ho of the Wall Street Journal, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is attempting to borrow $3 billion in order to re-purchase shares currently held by Yahoo, Inc. She reports that six banks (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Credit Suisse Group...

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