Leap Wireless Exploring Possible Sale
Leap Wireless is close to hiring a bank to help it explore strategic options moving forward, according to sources familiar with the matter. Reuters reports that Leap may hire Goldman Sachs, with which it already has a history. Leap is weighing consolidation and or/and outright sale to a competitor. MetroPCS has previously expressed interest in acquiring and/or merging with Leap Wireless. It made a bid of $5.5 billion for Leap back in 2007, and expressed interest as recently as September 2009. Leap has not officially provided comment on the matter. Leap runs a pre-paid wireless service branded as Cricket.
‘Subscribe with Google’ to Ease Pain of Subscribing to News Sources
Mar 20, 2018
Google today announced Subscribe with Google, an easy way for people to subscribe to and pay for select news sources. Google has worked with a number of publishers over the last six months to develop the service.
Cricket Offering Galaxy S9 Promo and Open Enrollment for Insurance
Sep 14, 2018
Cricket Wireless today announced several promotions timed with the arrival of the fall season. First up, customers who open a new line of service with Cricket and port in their number can buy the Samsung Galaxy S9 for $499, a savings of $120 off the regular price.
Yahoo to Consider 'Strategic Alternatives' for Internet Biz
Feb 2, 2016
Yahoo has announced plans to explore strategic options for its internet business, which has struggled to turn a profit in recent years. The company said it plans to improve consumer and advertiser product quality while also increasing the number of daily users.
Zelle P2P Payment App Reaches Consumers September 12
Sep 8, 2017
Zelle today said its mobile peer-to-peer payment application will reach the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store on Tuesday, September 12. The service has been in testing since June.
Facebook Prepping 'Clear History' Tool
May 1, 2018
Facebook today said it is working on a feature that will let people effectively delete their browsing history, as far as Facebook is concerned. Clear History will let Facebook users "see the websites and apps that send us information when you use them, delete this information from your account, and turn off our ability to store it associated with your account going forward." As Facebook explains, apps and web sites pay attention to how people use Facebook and send that information to Facebook to help the social network improve its experience.
For example... Metro phones must be flashed through Houdini from what I understand, which is not free... where as if you know how to flash a phone to Cricket you can do it for free.