News of Note—SoftBank’s Sprint stake, Apple’s startup purchase and more

news of note

Here are some of the stories we’re following today:

> SoftBank raised its stake in Sprint to around 84%. RCR Wireless article

> Dusun Electron said it will demonstrate a gateway that will allow LTE-M devices to integrate with Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit services. Release

> LG will reportedly supply some of Apple’s OLED iPhone screens. 9to5Mac article

> Some GPS services appear to be open to hacking. CSO Online article

> Apple will acquire startup Buddybuild in a move likely geared toward making it easier for developers to build applications for Apple’s devices. Mobile World Live article

> LG will reportedly drop the “G” from the name of its next smartphone. PhoneScoop article