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SoftBank Sweetens Offer for Sprint

Japan-based SoftBank has increased its offer for wireless carrier Sprint, offering $21.6 billion to help counter an unsolicited bid from Dish Network.

T-Mobile Seeks iPhone Users; Apple iRadio

T-Mobile is offering a trade-in deal for people who are looking to upgrade from their iPhone 4 or 4S, and Apple is said to be preparing a Pandora-style streaming service.

No More Getting Surprised By High Cellphone Bills

The gradual addition of extra fees to your cellphone bill can be a bit like gaining weight -- you don't keep track of your habits, until one day you open your bill and experience "bill shock." The FCC thinks you deserve advanced warning, and starting soon, your cell provider will have to give it to you.

Verizon Has Modest Hopes for iPhone 5 Release

With the iPhone 5, Verizon Wireless is expected to gain a long-awaited level playing field in its battle with AT&T over iPhone sales. But the carrier is apt to aim for a solid hit rather than a home run with Apple's iPhone 5, analysts say. And for investors, that's a good thing.