News of Note—Google’s Project Fi discounts, Ingenu’s CMO departure and more

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> Google offered a free Home Mini, among other goodies, to customers who signed up for its Project Fi MVNO on Monday, a further indication the company continues to focus on selling wireless service. Android Headlines article

> Japan’s SoftBank, the parent company of Sprint, is seeking to purchase shares of ride-sharing company Uber at a 30% discount. Recode article

> Japan’s DoCoMo and South Korea’s Samsung inked a patent-licensing agreement. Mobile World Live article

> ABI Research predicted that the U.S. cellular M2M market will grow beyond 300 million connections by 2022. Release

> According to Adobe, purchases made on smartphones reached a record-breaking $1.59 billion on Monday. Techcrunch article

> France’s Sigfox, which is building an IoT network in countries throughout the world, is reportedly struggling with the departure of several key executives amid sluggish sales. Light Reading article

> Ingenu’s CMO Landon Garner followed former CEO John Horn and recently departed the IoT company. Mobile World Live article

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