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NII Holdings files for Chapter 11

The wireless services provider in Latin America missed nearly $119 million in interest payments last month and will look to negotiate a reorganization plan. Continue reading

Phones 4u calls up insolvency administrators

The private equity-backed cellphone retailer lines up PricewaterhouseCoopers as administrators after losing its last distribution partnership with a network provider. Continue reading

Digity could make waves as IPO, merger candidate

As the company continues rolling up radio stations, observers are broadcasting bigger things for it. Continue reading

América Móvil weighs Brazilian bid partnership with Oi

The companies may join forces for Telecom Italia's $22 billion stake in Brazil's No. 2 wireless services provider TIM. Continue reading

Tibco founder looks for a rebound

Fresh off his purchase of the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Vivek Ranadivé has faced shareholder criticism. Continue reading

Sprinklr makes another social media splash

Founder and CEO Ragy Thomas strikes third acquisition this year in purchase of Branderati. Continue reading

As Seen On TV has defaulted on two notes

The direct marketer is warning that it may not have the wherewithal to repay a senior secured note that comes due next April. Continue reading

Comcast cries foul on HRSN plan

The minority owner alleges its partners in the operator of regional sports network CSN Houston want to block a recovery on its claims. Continue reading

Thoma Bravo inks $2.5B deal for Compuware

Activist shareholder Elliott Management, which took two board seats in January, supports the buyout. Continue reading

CSR rejects takeover proposal from Microchip Technology

The Arizona bidder has until Sept. 25 to decide whether to proceed with an offer for the $2.2 billion chipmaker. Continue reading

Vivendi chooses Telefónica's GVT bid

The French company enters exclusive talks with the Spanish telecom after it trumped Telecom Italia with a sweetened $9.8 billion proposal for the Brazilian broadband services company. Continue reading

Broken levy: How U.S. tax law encourages inversions

As companies seek better treatment by relocating overseas, pressure builds to reform a system rooted in the imperial era. As one critic points out, "doing nothing borders on the irresponsible." Continue reading

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