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SoftBank to buy ARM Holdings for $32 billion
SoftBank to buy ARM Holdings for $32 billion
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has agreed to purchase microprocessor leader ARM Holdings for $32 billion, a huge premium over its recent closing price. ...... 19 Jul 2016
SoftBank to sell part of large stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba
SoftBank to sell part of large stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba
Japanese carrier SoftBank has announced it will sell about $8 billion worth of its shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. SoftBank ...... 07 Jun 2016
China's Tencent wants to buy majority share in gaming giant Supercell
China's Tencent wants to buy majority share in gaming giant Supercell
Last week we reported that an unknown Chinese company was looking to buy SoftBank's majority share in Finnish gaming giant Supercell, and it ...... 24 May 2016
SoftBank considering selling their stake in gaming giant Supercell
SoftBank considering selling their stake in gaming giant Supercell
According to sources, Japanese carrier SoftBank is looking to sell their stake in Finnish gaming giant Supercell after seeing significant interest ...... 15 May 2016 - 1 comment
Netflix teams up with Softbank to launch in Japan
Netflix teams up with Softbank to launch in Japan
Netflix has announced today that it has partnered with giant mobile carrier Softbank to launch their video streaming service in Japan. The ...... 25 Aug 2015
Rumor alert: SoftBank could look to merge with Yahoo
Rumor alert: SoftBank could look to merge with Yahoo
There have been quite a few rumors circulating this week that there could be a large tech merger in the near future. Reportedly, major Yahoo ...... 03 Oct 2014
Even parent SoftBank knows Sprint's LTE sucks
Even parent SoftBank knows Sprint's LTE sucks
SoftBank, Japan's third-largest carrier and parent of Sprint, has admitted that the carrier's 4G LTE network sucks. CEO Masayoshi Son confirmed ...... 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
Softbank/Sprint getting closer to bidding on T-Mobile USA
Softbank/Sprint getting closer to bidding on T-Mobile USA
According to reports, Japanese carrier Softbank, the parent of Sprint, is in the final stages of talks with T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom ...... 27 Dec 2013 - 3 comments
SoftBank takes majority stake in wireless device distributor Brightstar
SoftBank takes majority stake in wireless device distributor Brightstar
SoftBank, the new owner of wireless carrier Sprint, has taken a large 57 percent stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar. The ...... 21 Oct 2013
Sprint shareholders approve of takeover by SoftBank
Sprint shareholders approve of takeover by SoftBank
Today, Sprint shareholders approved SoftBank's updated $21.6 billion deal for a 78 percent controlling stake in the company. Eight months ...... 26 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
Dish no longer in the running for Sprint
Dish no longer in the running for Sprint
According to Bloomberg, Sprint has broken off talks with the Dish Network, who had bid $25.5 billion for full control of the company. Among ...... 11 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
SoftBank raises its offer for Sprint by 7.5 percent
SoftBank raises its offer for Sprint by 7.5 percent
In response to Dish Network's unsolicited bid of $25.5 billion for the carrier, SoftBank has upped their own bid by 7.5 percent, to $21.6 billion. ...... 11 Jun 2013
SoftBank eyes T-Mobile USA as 'Plan B' if Sprint bid falls through
SoftBank eyes T-Mobile USA as 'Plan B' if Sprint bid falls through
SoftBank has been in talks with Deutsche Telekom AG for a deal for T-Mobile USA in case its long-standing bid for Sprint falls apart. The ...... 08 Jun 2013 - 3 comments
SoftBank approved for $20 billion purchase of Sprint Nextel
SoftBank approved for $20 billion purchase of Sprint Nextel
Japanese carrier SoftBank has received national security clearance in its efforts to purchase Sprint Nextel for $20.1 billion. Both companies ...... 29 May 2013 - 1 comment
SoftBank allows Sprint to obtain further information from DISH over $25 billion proposal
SoftBank allows Sprint to obtain further information from DISH over $25 billion proposal
Earlier this month, Dish Network made a large $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel, besting an existing offer from Japanese carrier Softbank. ...... 30 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Sprint and Softbank make a deal
Sprint and Softbank make a deal
Major Japanese carrier Softbank has agreed to purchase a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel. According to sources, the stake will cost them ...... 15 Oct 2012
Softbank in active talks to buy majority stake in Sprint
Softbank in active talks to buy majority stake in Sprint
Large Japanese carrier Softbank is in active talks to buy a major stake in Sprint Nextel, confirms the American carrier. The majority stake ...... 11 Oct 2012
     

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