Apple again rumored to bid on NFL streaming partnership

Article Image Apple, Google, Amazon and Verizon might soon be locked in a bidding war for rights to stream NFL’s “Thursday Night Football,” as a report on Thursday says each company is seeking favor as the league’s Internet content partner.

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Innovation still undecided on Sharp rescue plans as Foxconn raises bid, tries to allay job fears

Article Image In the bidding war for Sharp, Innovation Network Corp. has yet to decide on a possible rescue plan, even as rival Foxconn is raising its bid and promising not to cut Japanese jobs, a report said on Friday.

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Apple a lurking factor in bidding war over Sharp, report suggests

Article Image The two entities bidding for control of Sharp — Hon Hai and Innovation Network Corp. — are both ultimately doing so with Apple as a major factor, a report said on Friday.

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Sprint Bets Its Spectrum Will Suffice


Sprint on Saturday announced that it will sit out the next FCC spectrum auction. Instead of bidding for the low-band spectrum that will be on offer, Sprint — which is running neck-and-neck with T-Mobile, the self-styled “Un-Carrier” — will focus on improving its network. It could be the last low-band auction the industry sees for decades, T-Mobile CEO John Legere said this summer. Up for grabs at the next auction are 600-MHz bands — wireless spectrum coveted for its deep wavelengths’ penetration abilities.

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Apple intervenes in Radio Shack sale in effort to protect customer data

Bidding for the RadioShack brand and customer data has ended, but not before Apple weighed in on the proceedings, saying that information collected during the sale of its own products should be left out of the deal.



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Google Gives Orkut Users Eviction Notice


Google on Monday announced that it is bidding farewell to Orkut, its first attempt at a social network, which saw fair international success before Facebook took over the scene. Launched in 2004, Orkut provided a place for users to display profiles, hang out and connect with others. The site gained popularity outside the U.S., particularly in Brazil and India. When users began to enjoy more social networking options, though, Orkut’s popularity began to decline.
It will officially be shuttered on Sept. 30.

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Charity auction for lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook sells for over $330K

Bidding on a lunch with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook closed on Tuesday after the opportunity reached a price of more than $330,000, all of which will be donated to a good cause.



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