French company Iliad reportedly wants to buy T-Mobile too

Sprint isn’t the only company hoping to shell out billions for the privilege of scooping up T-Mobile’s US branch; according to the Wall Street Journal, a French company called Iliad wants in on the action as well. Iliad, which owns a mobile operator…

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French company Iliad bidding for T-Mobile US

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile US Inc. has another suitor on its hands. Upstart French telecom company Iliad SA on Thursday said it has offered $15 billion for a majority stake in the fourth-largest U.S. cellphone company.

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Is the Galaxy Note 4 doomed to be plastic?

Is the Galaxy Note 4 doomed to be plastic?Samsung doesn’t always listen to fans when creating new mobile devices, no matter what it says during its press events — as long as smartphone sales are still strong, it will keep churning out the plastic. But the company seems finally ready to commit to making high-end devices out of materials other than plastic now that its smartphone profits are crashing — The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung senior vice president Kim Hyun-joon acknowledged during a recent earnings call that Samsung will release two new high-end smartphone models in the second half of the year, one with a large screen and the other made of “new materials.” It’s not clear whether the second will also have a screen as large as the

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US judge orders Microsoft turn over customer’s emails from overseas

A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the 2014 Computex exhibition in TaipeiMicrosoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails and other account information stored in a data center in Ireland to the U.S. government, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday, in a case that has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies. Microsoft and other U.S. companies had challenged the warrant, arguing it improperly extended the authority of federal prosecutors to seize customer information held in foreign countries. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in New York said a search warrant granted to prosecutors by a federal magistrate judge required the company to hand over any data it controlled, regardless of where it was stored. The judge said she would temporarily stay her order from taking effect to allow Microsoft to appeal her decision to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish betting company Paddy Power announced Thursday it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords.

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