Japan’s Softbank has acquired 70% of Sprint, Microsoft’s Xbox Music launches tomorrow, and Facebook lets you get all smiley in comments. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose.

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  • Softbank acquires 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion: Read more
  • Microsoft pressing play on Xbox Music on Oct. 16 ahead of Windows 8 release: Read more
  • Facebook now allows you to use emoticons in News Feed comments: Read more