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Qualcomm to buy Bluetooth chip specialist CSR for $2.5B in IoT, connected car move

Qualcomm said it agreed to buy British Bluetooth chipset specialist CSR for £1.56 billion ($2.49 billion), giving it a leg up in the connect car and Internet of Things markets, which are set to grow substantially.

Analysts: With Iliad M&A off the table, T-Mobile can focus on its own business

Now that French Internet and mobile company Iliad has dropped its pursuit of T-Mobile US, it seems likely that T-Mobile will continue as an independent entity and a unit of Deutsche Telekom for the foreseeable future. Financial analysts seem to think that's great news for T-Mobile, which has had strong momentum in the market.

Analyst: DT likely to reject an improved offer from Iliad for T-Mobile

T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom is unlikely to accept a revised $35 per share offer from French Internet and mobile firm Iliad if Iliad were to make such an offer, according to a new report from a financial analyst.

Facebook closes acquisition of WhatsApp, as price tag grows to $21.8B

Facebook has officially closed its acquisition of mobile messaging company WhatsApp, according to a filin g  the social networking giant made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the deal was approved on Friday by the European Commissio n).

T-Mobile's Legere dismisses flood of M&A rumors as 'craziness'

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere dismissed all of the rumors surrounding the carrier's potential M&A activity as "craziness" and said T-Mobile would continue to try to grow organically.

Report: Iliad prepares to bid for a larger stake in T-Mobile

French mobile and Internet company Iliad intends to bid for a larger stake in T-Mobile US, as Iliad nears a self-imposed deadline to improve an offer for the carrier, according to a Bloomberg report.

Huawei acquires Internet of Things specialist Neul

Huawei acquired Internet of Things radio module specialist Neul, which is based in Cambridge, UK. Huawei is the latest large vendor to snap up a smaller, IoT-focused firm.

Report: Iliad sets deadline of mid-October to make improved T-Mobile bid

French mobile and Internet firm Iliad has set a deadline of mid-October to either make an improved offer to take control of T-Mobile US or abandon its pursuit, according to a  Reuters  report.

Analysts: T-Mobile wants a partner with U.S. spectrum, customers

T-Mobile US would strike an M&A deal with another company only if they had U.S. spectrum, a U.S. customer base and offered "favorable financial terms," according to financial analysts.

FreedomPop confirms M&A talks with second telecom company

LAS VEGAS--Sprint MVNO FreedomPop has been in formal M&A discussions with a publicly traded telecommunications company that is not a Tier 1 U.S. carrier, according to FreedomPop CEO Stephen Stokols. That offer is in addition to ongoing discussions on a deal with a major U.S. carrier, he confirmed.