Clearwire Banks Another $734 Million
Clearwire says that its recent stock offering has brought in a total of $734 million in new capital for the WiMax network operator. The stock offering itself captured $402.5 million. Clearwire received an additional $331.4 million in proceeds from Sprint's exercise of preemptive right to purchase 173.6 million shares of Class B Common Stock. The funds will be used to run the business as well as help it build out its planned TDD-Long Term Evolution 4G network.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Several Banks Add Android Pay to Their Own Apps
Apr 12, 2017
Google has partnered with a small number of financial institutions in order to ease the process of signing up for Android Pay. Several banks, including Bank of America, Bank of New Zealand, Discover, mBank, and USAA, now let customers add debit/credit cards directly to Android Pay from within the mobile banking app.
Google Debuts Fitness Class Search and Booking Service
Mar 30, 2017
Google's new Reserve with Google service makes it possible to find, book, and pay for fitness classes pretty much anywhere in the U.S. Reserve with Google is available to mobile and desktop devices and works together with Google Maps and Google Search to find fitness studios, classes, ratings, rates, and more.
Sprint Can Commence WiMax Shutdown
Feb 2, 2016
A Massachusetts court has given Sprint permission to turn off its WiMax network in stages over the next two months. Sprint will turn WiMax off in 16 cities, including New York, today, with 39 more to follow on February 29, and the remaining 25 cities on March 31.
Mastercard Adds Retail Mobile Payments to Bank Apps
Jul 15, 2016
Android owners will soon be able to use their own mobile banking app — rather than Android Pay or Samsung Pay — to make tap-and-go payments in stores. Mastercard has expanded its Masterpass program to mobile devices so consumers can make contactless payments at various retailers.