Today in Tech: What happens to T-Mobile?

December 21, 2011: 3:40 AM ET

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* Now that the AT&T (T) and T-Mobile merger is dunzo, the next step for T-Mobile, which is losing subscribers, remains unclear. "There's no Plan B," said a spokesman for Deutsche Telekom, the German telecommunications company that owns T-Mobile. "We're back at the starting point." (The New York Times)

* Oracle (ORCL) reported earnings that missed projections: a 2% increase to $8.8 billion in revenues compared with the 7% originally estimated. That news, along with the company's forecast of  minor growth for the current quarter, caused shares to drop more than 8%. (The Financial Times)

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is one potential candidate for Yahoo's top spot.

* Yahoo (YHOO) is renewing its search for a new CEO. Candidates reportedly include Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. (All Things D)

* Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), and Nokia (NOK) have all toyed with the idea of potentially acquiring Research in Motion (RIMM). (Reuters and The Wall Street Journal)

* Starting this January, Facebook will begin introducing Sponsored Stories advertisements directly into the News Feed. (TechCrunch)

* Some 700,000 Android devices are now activated everyday. (9 to 5 Google)

* First Round Capital put together this awkward holiday-themed, severely auto-tuned spoof of the notorious "Friday" viral music video. Watch at your own risk. (YouTube via VentureBeat)

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JP Mangalindan
JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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