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April 30, 2018, 12:25 PM

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Bloomberg:
T-Mobile to buy Sprint for ~$26B in stock; John Legere to run combined company that retains T-Mobile name; Deutsche Telekom to get a 42% stake, SoftBank 27%  —  T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. agreed to combine in a $26.5 billion merger, creating a wireless giant to compete against industry leaders …
David McCabe / Axios:
In a pitch seemingly aligned with Trump admin's rhetoric and aimed at regulators, T-Mobile and Sprint argue merger will help US beat China in 5G and create jobs  —  The CEOs of T-Mobile and Sprint argued on an analyst call that their just-announced merger would create jobs and boost America's position …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Report: analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the most prolific sources of Apple scoops, resigns from KGI Securities, will focus more on non-Apple firms moving forward  —  Ming-Chi Kuo, widely considered to be one of the best analysts covering Apple, may no longer focus his research on the iPhone maker.
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Mozilla to launch sponsored story recommendations from Pocket for new tabs with Firefox 60 in US  —  Mozilla has confirmed plans to introduce sponsored content to new tabs in the upcoming Firefox 60 release.  —  The news comes just a few months after the company revealed it would begin experimenting with …
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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook's fake “dark ads”, which impersonate people to promote scams, are a systemic problem, and need better solutions above and beyond a “view ads” button  —  Facebook's admission to the UK parliament this week that it had unearthed unquantified thousands …

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