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Report: Verizon positioned to pocket Yahoo for $5B

Verizon is in the final stages of a $5 billion deal to walk away with Yahoo's core internet business, according to Bloomberg. The carrier is positioned to beat out AT&T and other rivals in the final round of bidding for the beleaguered company. The offer doesn't include Yahoo's patents – not as it stands, at least – and it's unclear whether other assets might be included.

SoftBank's Son challenges investors as shares slide following news of ARM deal

SoftBank President and CEO Masayoshi Son moved quickly to push his company's $32.1 billion deal to acquire ARM on Monday, urging analysts and investors at a London conference to "listen to the force." Noting that he is the company's largest shareholder, Son plugged the emergence of the IoT, saying investors should capitalize on a "paradigm shift" in technology as connectivity becomes ubiquitous.

New Street: SoftBank's $32.1B deal for ARM may lessen chances of a Sprint tie-up with T-Mobile

Japan's SoftBank has agreed to acquire ARM Holdings in a $32.1 billion deal that would mark the biggest-ever purchase of a European technology company. What that might mean for Sprint, though, is far from clear.

Verizon acquires Telogis in pursuit of connected cars for the enterprise

Verizon said it will acquire the California-based startup Telogis in a move the carrier said will "significantly" expand its connected vehicle business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

MoffettNathanson: Net neutrality ruling could temper the pursuit of Yahoo by Verizon, AT&T

The FCC's net neutrality win in a Washington, D.C., federal appeals court could dampen the enthusiasm of Verizon and AT&T in their pursuit of Yahoo, according to MoffettNathanson.

Report: Verizon, AT&T preparing for final round of bidding for Yahoo

Verizon and AT&T are preparing for a third round of bidding for Yahoo's online assets,  Reuters  reported.

GTT's Calder says 50 M&A targets are in its sights, but rapid integration is key to dealmaking

GTT isn't afraid to come to the acquisition table if a deal will add complementary capabilities to its portfolio, and it currently has a "funnel" of over 50 M&A possibilities, CEO Rick Calder told investors at the Cowen and Company 44th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.

Shentel closes $640M nTelos acquisition, commits $350M to upgrade to LTE

Sprint wholesale partner Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) closed on its acquisition of nTelos and said it will invest $350 million to upgrade to LTE and build out its network.

Report: Verizon to bid for Yahoo's assets while AT&T opts out

Verizon intends to bid for Yahoo's web business next week, according to a Bloomberg report, and Google is considering making an offer as well. But AT&T is out of the running.

Report: Samsung considering offloading wireless network gear biz

Samsung Electronics is considering selling its wireless networks unit, according to a  Light Reading  report, which cites unnamed industry sources.