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Mobile Minutes: T-Mobile, Target, Twitter, smart shoes

Surprise bidder enters battle for T-Mobile US
The slow-moving mating dance between Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. got a jolt Thursday, when France's Iliad SA made a buyout offer of its own for T-Mobile US, setting up a clash between two of the global telecommunications industry's brashest titans.
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Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup
Target Corp. is bringing in an outsider as its chief executive for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.
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Twitter: Government requests for user data increased
Twitter Inc. said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.
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Smart shoes will soon tell you where to go
The smart shoes go for $100 a pair, and sync up ? or pair ? with the Google Maps smartphone app and vibrate to tell users when and where to turn to reach their destination.
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