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Arm to pause IoT software unit spin-off to SoftBank

Arm to pause IoT software unit spin-off to SoftBank

Applies the brakes.
Aug 25 2020 12:31PM
SoftBank's Vision Fund tumbles to US$18bn loss in 'valley of coronavirus'

SoftBank's Vision Fund tumbles to US$18bn loss in 'valley of coronavirus'

Deepening crisis at its portfolio companies from the global downturn.
May 19 2020 1:03PM
Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board

Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board

Latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son.
May 18 2020 2:11PM
Fading Vision Fund to tip SoftBank into first loss in 15 years

Fading Vision Fund to tip SoftBank into first loss in 15 years

Expects to book $19.5 billion loss.
Apr 14 2020 12:43PM
WeWork sues SoftBank after US$3 billion tender offer falls through

WeWork sues SoftBank after US$3 billion tender offer falls through

As occupancy rates plummet amid viral outbreak.
Apr 8 2020 1:17PM
SoftBank CEO might reconsider heavily criticised coronavirus test plan

SoftBank CEO might reconsider heavily criticised coronavirus test plan

Over fears of overwhelming health system.
Mar 12 2020 2:00PM
HAPSMobile to run drone broadband trial in Queensland skies

HAPSMobile to run drone broadband trial in Queensland skies

As early as next year.
Mar 12 2020 6:55AM
Global telcos join Alphabet, SoftBank's flying cellphone antenna lobbying effort

Global telcos join Alphabet, SoftBank's flying cellphone antenna lobbying effort

Energising lobbying aimed at driving regulatory approval for the emerging technology.
Feb 24 2020 1:22PM
SoftBank's US$150 billion Alibaba warchest in spotlight

SoftBank's US$150 billion Alibaba warchest in spotlight

A stock and a hard place.
Feb 13 2020 11:30AM
SoftBank's WeWork bailout plans stall

SoftBank's WeWork bailout plans stall

As Japanese lenders seek to offset exposure.
Dec 24 2019 12:10PM
SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork

SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork

Doubling down on ill-fated investment.
Oct 23 2019 6:38AM
WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO

WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO

May seek valuation of between US$10bn and US$12bn, a dramatic discount to the US$
Sep 16 2019 6:45AM
SoftBank, others in talks to invest US$1 billion in Uber's self-driving unit: sources

SoftBank, others in talks to invest US$1 billion in Uber's self-driving unit: sources

Toyota Motor Corp in talks.
Mar 14 2019 12:44PM
SoftBank earmarks HAPS plans for Australia

SoftBank earmarks HAPS plans for Australia

Says Lendlease "supporting" local introduction of technology.
Jan 2 2019 12:36PM
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo

Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo

Plan not to use current equipment and upcoming 5G gear .
Dec 11 2018 6:41AM
Expired Ericsson cert causes UK and Japan mega outages

Expired Ericsson cert causes UK and Japan mega outages

Manual updates being rolled out.
Dec 7 2018 8:17AM
Popular robots can be easily hacked to spy on, attack users

Popular robots can be easily hacked to spy on, attack users

Researchers turn robot into stabbing machine.
Aug 23 2017 7:30AM
Softbank puts another $132m into Cybereason

Softbank puts another $132m into Cybereason

AI-powered security start-up’s value surges over $1bn.
Jun 21 2017 3:27PM
SoftBank to buy Boston Dynamics from Google

SoftBank to buy Boston Dynamics from Google

As well as Tokyo-based Schaft.
Jun 9 2017 3:14PM
Telstra waves away concerns about 5G standards talks

Telstra waves away concerns about 5G standards talks

Says it's not disadvantaged by existing tech choice.
Mar 9 2017 9:16AM

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