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It’s Monday morning and that means it is time for news.
- Softbank bought 70% of Sprint for ~$20 billion.
- iPhone 5 sales are going to screw-up retail data worldwide…in a good way.
- Virgin Mobile is thinking about raising $100 million.
- There’s a report out there saying Amazon is in talks to buy Texas Instruments’ smartphone and tablet business.
- Apple is going to announce a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a “retina” display on October 23.
- Microsoft is coming out with a Spotify competitor called Xbox Music.
- Zynga is alleging theft, and suing the former general manager of CityVille, who quit the company in August to work for a rival.
- Amazon’s huge Kindle, the DX, has been discontinued.
- The US Postal service is experimenting with same-day delivery for e-commerce companies.
- Yahoo’s sales force is “adrift” waiting for marching orders from CEO Marissa Mayer.