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Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

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Sprint Nextel's network partner Clearwire hasn't been able to find any other big wholesale customers nor sell any of its spectrum, so selling out to Sprint is the only real option for its shareholders, the company said Monday.A letter sent to shareholders on Monday lays out several alternatives to...
Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout
Bezos-backed Remitly announces free money transfers to the Philippines

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse to Clearwire execs: Don't consider a Dish deal because it violates state law

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Sprint’s Dan Hesse Well, the rhetoric keeps rising as Sprint and Dish Network battle for Clearwire, the Bellevue-based provider of mobile broadband service. Following Dish’s upped bid last week, Sprint Here’s the full letter, which was sent to Clearwire’s John Stanton, Erik Prusch and Dennis Hersch. Re: DISH Tender Offer...
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse to Clearwire execs: Don't consider a Dish deal because it violates state law

Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

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Clearwire Chairman John Stanton is back again today urging shareholders to vote for Sprint’s $3.40 per share offer, a deal which represents a 14 percent premium over the previous $2.97 offer. The vote will be counted at a special meeting of shareholders on May 31, and could end the months-long...
Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

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It’s been a long and winding road for Clearwire, the Bellevue mobile broadband company which has been weighing competing offers from Sprint and Dish Network. But after months of deliberation, the board of directors today is recommending that shareholders go forward with Sprint’s $2.2 billion offer. Some investors have argued...
Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

Helping immigrants send money home, Bezos-backed Remitly lands $2.6 million

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Matt Oppenheimer and Josh Hug of Remitly Remitly, the Seattle online money transfer startup, has reeled in $2.6 million in fresh capital in a deal led by Trilogy Equity Partnership. The company, a TechStars Seattle grad formerly known as Beamit Mobile, has raised a total of $5.1 million. “We’re excited...
Helping immigrants send money home, Bezos-backed Remitly lands $2.6 million

Tech Moves: Crosscut names ex-Microsoft PR manager as publisher; Slade Gorton joins Clearwire's board; and more

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Greg Shaw. Photo via the Gates Foundation Crosscut, the five-year-old online news publication for the Pacific Northwest, has named former Microsoft corporate communications manager Greg Shaw as CEO and publisher. A former journalist who started his career at the Cherokee Advocate, Shaw has worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates...
Tech Moves: Crosscut names ex-Microsoft PR manager as publisher; Slade Gorton joins Clearwire's board; and more

Mobilisafe promises mobile device security (without spying on employees)

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It’s been just over a year since stealthy Mobilisafe came on to the scene with backing from Madrona Venture Group and John Stanton’s Trilogy Equity Partnership. But the Seattle startup, led by former T-Mobile software architects Giri Sreenivas and Dirk Sigurdson, is finally taking the wraps off its new mobile security service today. And...
Mobilisafe promises mobile device security (without spying on employees)

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Birth Of The iPhone (AAPL)

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The original iPhone went on sale five years ago this Friday. In the years since, Apple has shipped some 250 million iPhones worldwide, disrupted several major companies and generally change the tech world as we know it. For all the success the iPhone has had though, it did have a...
10 Things You Didn't Know About The Birth Of The iPhone (AAPL)

Dish leapfrogs Sprint with aggressive new bid for Clearwire

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Dish Network has boosted its bid for Clearwire to US$4.40 per share, 29 percent above Sprint Nextel's most recent offer, and said it is prepared to buy up the stock of a minority of shareholders.In a letter sent Wednesday to Clearwire Chairman John Stanton, Dish said its board had...
Dish leapfrogs Sprint with aggressive new bid for Clearwire

Facing serious 'funding gap,' Clearwire urges shareholders to vote for Sprint deal

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Bellevue-based Clearwire is running out of options, and its best opportunity to receive any value for the company is Sprint’s $2.2 billion offer. That’s the word from the Clearwire board, which for the second time this month has sent a letter to shareholders urging them to approve the deal with...
Facing serious 'funding gap,' Clearwire urges shareholders to vote for Sprint deal

Sprint boosts offer for Clearwire to $3.40 per share, delays shareholder vote to May 30

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Sprint is boosting its bid for Bellevue mobile broadband company Clearwire to $3.40 per share, an increase of about 50 percent over the previous offer. As a result of the increased bid, Clearwire has pushed its shareholder voter, originally scheduled for today, to May 30. The new offer comes as...
Sprint boosts offer for Clearwire to $3.40 per share, delays shareholder vote to May 30

iPad and iPhone accessory maker Discovery Bay Games uncovers $15M

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Discovery Bay Games, a maker of gaming accessories and add-ons for tablet computers and smartphones, has raised $15 million from Trilogy Equity Partners and computer hardware maker Logitech. The Seattle company will use the new funds to continue development of its Duo accessories, devices that combine digital and physical gameplay in new...
iPad and iPhone accessory maker Discovery Bay Games uncovers $15M

Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates

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The bidding war continues. Dish Network has boosted its offer for Bellevue-based Clearwire, just two days before shareholders were set to vote on a competing proposal by Sprint. The latest offer of $4.40 per share represents a 29 percent premium over Sprint’s last-and-final offer of $3.40. The new bid comes as...
Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates
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