Dish is buying Republic Wireless and its 200,000 subscribers

Dish plans to add yet another mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) to its wireless business. On Monday, the company announced that it has an agreement in place…

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Visa abandons $5.3 billion acquisition after DOJ objections

Visa has abandoned its $5.3 billion bid to acquire fintech startup Plaid. In an announcement on Tuesday, the US Department of Justice said the two companies have…

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Twitter is buying a podcast app to help build its audio Spaces

Last month Twitter publicly announced it’s testing Spaces, which operate as audio-enabled chat rooms within the social networking site. Now it’s acquired the team behind Breaker, a…

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Twitter acquires screen-sharing and video chat startup Squad

On Friday, Twitter announced the acquisition of Squad, an app that allows you to share your screen and video chat with friends at the same time. According…

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Facebook buys customer service and chatbot startup Kustomer

Facebook has just completed its latest acquisition, buying up a company called Kustomer. The startup’s software creates a single-screen interface for businesses to manage their online conversations…

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Intel sells its NAND flash memory business to SK Hynix for $9 billion

Tonight South Korean memory chip manufacturer SK Hynix announced a $9 billion deal with Intel. It’s acquiring Intel’s “NAND memory and storage business, which includes the NAND…

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SoftBank is reportedly close to selling ARM to NVIDIA

SoftBank might be close to finding a buyer for ARM, and it won’t surprise you who the bidder might be. Wall Street Journal sources say SoftBank is…

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Twitter is reportedly the latest to explore a deal with TikTok

TikTok’s list of suitors is extending significantly beyond Microsoft. Wall Street Journal sources say Twitter has held “preliminary talks” about a possible union with TikTok’s US business….

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Dark Sky on Android shuts down following Apple deal

Like it or not, you’ll have to move on from Dark Sky if you’re an Android user. The 9to5Google reports that Apple has shut down Dark Sky…

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Dish buys prepaid carrier Boost Mobile for $1.4 billion

After nearly a decade of trying to break into the wireless market, Dish just became the newest national wireless carrier. Today, Dish announced the $1.4 billion acquisition…

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