SoftBank Corp

Type: Company
Name: SoftBank Corp (Softbank Corp)
Nationality: Japan
Web Address: http://www.softbank.co.jp/en/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Softbank Corp
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Levine on Wall Street: Sovereign Immunities

Argentina will probably default this week.I mean, who knows I guess, maybe there'll be a last-minute compromise in the next couple of days. But unless Argentina reaches a settlement with its holdout creditors (unlikely), or convinces New York federal ... [Published Bloomberg View - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Sports schedule for Tuesday, July 29

Major sports events scheduled in Japan for Tuesday, July 29 :BASEBALLCentral LeagueYomiuri vs DeNA . Kyocera Dome. 6 p.m.Hanshin vs Yakult. Koshien Stadium . 6 p.m.Hiroshima vs Chunichi. Mazda Stadium . 6 p.m.Pacific LeagueRakuten vs Softbank. Koriyama ... [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Sport, Koriyama, Yakult
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Investors hope Alibaba will acquire Yahoo!

Forget about Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and her plans to turn around the ailing Internet company.Thanks to an intriguing report making the rounds of Wall Street, investors are hoping that Alibaba’s Jack Ma — who is planning to launch the biggest tech IPO ... [Published New York Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hesse’s $49 million pay package should be opposed, advisory group tells shareholders

Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading shareholder advisory firm, is telling shareholders to protest Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse’s $49 million 2013 pay package, saying it’s excessive and not tied to performance.Hesse got a special $18.7 million ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Google Praises ‘Great’ Second Quarter, Waves Goodbye to CBO

Search engine giant Google hailed a ‘great Q2’ as it posted a 22 percent increase in revenue to $16 billion.The firm, which offloaded its Motorola Mobile business to Lenovo earlier this year for $2.91 billion, posted GAAP operating profit of $4.26 billion, ... [Published Channelnomics - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Why I Believe An Alibaba Deal To Buy Yahoo Is Becoming More Likely

Summary YHOO shares moved higher following a recent article which suggested that Alibaba or SoftBank should acquire YHOO. YHOO's recent announcement that it will be selling less of its Alibaba stake is an indication that a deal is becoming more likely. ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Sprint to serve up Google Apps for small businesses, enterprise customers

Sprint (NYSE: S) is appealing to the growing mobile nature of its business customer base by establishing a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) where it will provide the Internet search giant's apps to its business customer base.Although many businesses ... [Published FierceTelecom - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

‘Yahoo Ending’ puts the last nail in the coffin of dead users in Japan

Please make sure both your and your friend's emails are valid.Send to: Separate multiple addresses with commasSubject:Content: Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/23/yahoo-ending-puts-the-last-nail-in-the-coffin-of-dead-users-in-ja ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

'Take your clothes off, be like me!' says joking robot

A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people's emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month.Mobile carrier Softbank, which created the robot, says Pepper can understand 70 to 80 percent of spontaneous conversations - although ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Google posts 22% revenue jump for Q2 2014

Google has reported a 22 per cent increase in revenues for the second quarter of 2014.Google has posted financial results for the quarter ended June 2014, showing revenues increased 22 per cent on the equivalent three months last year to 16 billion USD ... [Published Cable.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

SoftBank Does B-To-B With A Little Help From Friends

SoftBank spends millions on marketing blitzes to dazzle consumers with products from smartphones to mobile games to robots with heart. ... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Softbank snatches Arora, but Google rumbles on

A few days ago, one of the more famous Indians in the tech sphere decided to quit one of the more famous tech companies around. Nikesh Arora, longtime Chief Business Officer at Google, and widely credited with growing Google’s Ad business, quit the company ... [Published ZDNet - Jul 22 2014]

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Jibo founder and CEO Breazeal said in a statement that her creation is "the first in a new class of family robotics that will humanize information, apps and services, and ultimately help people and families affordably address fundamental human needs that require high-touch engagement for the best human outcomes like education, independent aging and health management in the convenience of the home."
...although these gains are unlikely to continue much past the next quarter as AT&T begins to aggressively expand its prepaid presence," de Sa writes. "Sprint may also face continuing prepaid losses due to Lifeline audits removing (low ARPU) connections from its Assurance brand."
"To us, we think about Snowden, we think about these allegations going back and forth, and it's disappointing" VMware Chief Executive Pat Gelsinger said in an interview on Tuesday following announcements of partnerships with China Telecom and Japan's SoftBank...

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Nikkei climbs past 15,500 threshold [Published Japan Times - 9 hours ago]
Sports schedule for Tuesday, July 29 [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
'May I Help You?' Asks Jibo the Robot [Published CRMDaily.com - Jul 26 2014]
Robotics Innovations: Advanced robotic toys you... [Published Economic Times - Jul 26 2014]
Shareholder report lays out why Alibaba should ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 26 2014]
How does Hesse's pay compare with other telecom... [Published MoneyShow.com - Jul 25 2014]
Hesse’s $49 million pay package should be oppos... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 25 2014]
Advisory Firm Protests Sprint CEO’s $49M 2013 P... [Published Wireless Week - Jul 25 2014]
In Alibaba, a bonanza for China’s top scions [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 25 2014]
Infrastructure news: Carrier spending update [Published RCR Wireless News - Jul 25 2014]
Slim Postpaid Pickings for Sprint, T-Mobile [Published Light Reading - Jul 25 2014]
Google Praises ‘Great’ Second Quarter, Waves Go... [Published Channelnomics - Jul 25 2014]
Google hails strong second quarter [Published Computer Reseller News UK - Jul 25 2014]
Our Favorite Telecom Stock in Asia [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 25 2014]
Nikkei bounces back as yen loses strength [Published Japan Times - Jul 25 2014]
Softbank and Qualcomm-backed startup aims to ta... [Published Tech In Asia - Jul 25 2014]
Investors hope Alibaba will acquire Yahoo! [Published New York Post - Jul 25 2014]
VMware to form cloud computing partnership with... [Published Reuters - Jul 25 2014]
Japan Takes Its First Step to Fight Hackers [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 25 2014]
Mobile Network Security will be Laid Bare by At... [Published Cellular-News - Jul 24 2014]
MICROSOFT : announces winners and finalists of ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
Nokia's (NOK) CEO Rajeev Suri on Q2 2014 Result... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
Yahoo!: Sell Strangles on Buyout Speculation, S... [Published WSJ.com: Tech Trader Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Sequans Communications' (SQNS) CEO Georges Kara... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
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Shareholder report lays out why Alibaba should ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 26 2014]
Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/6385145183/in/photostream Investment heavyweights on both coasts are pushing for Alibaba’s Jack Ma to buy Yahoo. The push for Ma, Alibaba’s founder, to buy the massive IT giant is outlined in ...
Yahoo!: Sell Strangles on Buyout Speculation, S... [Published WSJ.com: Tech Trader Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Shares of Yahoo! (YHOO) are up $1.35, or almost 4%, at $36.06, continuing to be fueled, it would seem, by an article yesterday afternoon by Forbes contributor Eric Jackson of Ironfire Capital, who opined that Japan‘s Softbank or e-commerce giant Alibaba ...
Asian Startups Field Interest From Japan Investors [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
Gree is moving beyond videogames and looking to invest in Asian technology companies.Bloomberg News To understand the interest Asian technology companies are drawing from Japanese investors, listen to Tomas Laboutka, chief executive of Hong Kong-based ...
‘Yahoo Ending’ puts the last nail in the coffin... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 24 2014]
Image Credit: Sam Howzit/Flickr Yahoo is getting into the death business. Yahoo Japan is offering those who die with Yahoo accounts to send emails to family and friends once the inevitable happens with a service that begins when the user is still ...
SoftBank Does B-To-B With A Little Help From Fr... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Jul 22 2014]
SoftBank spends millions on marketing blitzes to dazzle consumers with products from smartphones to mobile games to robots with heart. ...
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Audio/Video

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TECH AM - Alibaba's Value Continues to Rise [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Jul 14 2014]
Asia Day Ahead: Rising prices and big ideas in ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 14 2014]
Merger would speed up mobile web -SoftBank CEO [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 11 2014]
Merger would speed up mobile web -SoftBank CEO [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Mar 11 2014]
Breakingviews: SoftBank’s Alibaba love affair a... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 28 2014]
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Microsoft announces winners and finalists of 20... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Jul 24 2014]
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Brightstar Corp. Completes the Acquisition of t... [Published Financial Services - Apr 01 2014]
OTCM ADR Index Rose 5.3% in Fourth Quarter, 18.... [Published OTC Markets Group Corporate News - Mar 04 2014]
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