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    For Every 10 Times He Calls Employees Stupid Losers, Softbank CEO Offers One Warm Embrace

    At a meeting with Sprint Corp. executives in October, the chief executive of parent company SoftBank Corp. lost his temper about the mobile carrier’s advertising, complaining that it wasn’t luring enough new customers. “Are you stupid?” yelled Masayoshi Son, who engineered the Japanese company’s takeover of the No. 3 wireless provider in the U.S. last […]

    / Mar 7, 2014 at 1:51 PM
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    Reuters Says No Sprint Acquisition In The Works

    Reuters is pouring cold water all over the story that SK Telecom, the Korean telecom company, and Sprint Nextel are in acquisition talks. Instead, any talks are about a technology collaboration. Reuters sources their story to “a person familiar with the matter.” Two hours ago CNBC’s David Faber reported that SK and Sprint were in […]

    / Jul 15, 2008 at 4:38 PM

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