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  1. Packet Collaborates with Qualcomm to Host World's First 10nm...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... bare metal public cloud from locations in New York, Silicon Valley, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. While an investment by SoftBank accelerated the company's access to developments in the ARM server ecosystem, Packet has been active in the developer community ...

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  2. Son to pick successor from Softbank GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Softbank Group Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son said that he will pick his successor from executives at group companies. At a general shareholders meeting in Tokyo, Son said his successor "will be a person who plays an important role with me in the group's management for five to 10 years, is compatible and leads the management in the same direction as I do."

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  3. Cybereason Announces $100 Million Investment by SoftBankRead the original story

    Tuesday | Venture Capital Access Online

    Cybereason, developers of the most effective Total Endpoint Protection Platform including EDR & Next-Gen AV, today announced the signing of a $100 million investment from SoftBank Corp. , a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. . SoftBank is Cybereason's biggest investor and one of its biggest customers and distribution partners.

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  4. SoftBank provides $100 mln to CybereasonRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Boston-based Cybereason , a cyber security company, has secured $100 million in Series D funding. The investor was SoftBank Corp. Boston, MA June 21, 2017- Cybereason, developers of the most effective Total Endpoint Protection Platform including EDR & Next-Gen AV, today announced the signing of a $100 million investment from SoftBank Corp. , a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. .

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  5. Saudi Arabia Appoints Mohammed Bin Salman as New Crown PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Barron's

    ... app Uber. The fund also plans to invest up to USD45 billion as part of Japanese investment conglomerate SoftBank's ( 9984.JP ) $100 billion Vision Fund. The PIF will have even more cash to play with following the expected IPO of Saudi Aramco, the ...

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  6. DT Wants Majority Stake in T-Mobile-Sprint Merger - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Light Reading

    ... 4G service. (See Is T-Mobile's 5G Plan Just a Pipe Dream? ) Even with managerial changes and the backing of Japan's SoftBank, Sprint has struggled to make an impact and could become deadweight for T-Mobile following a merger. The worry will be that ...

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  7. ZTE shares rise to a two-year high as company sharpens 5G strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... reached 12.8 billion yuan. Last week, ZTE said it agreed to conduct a 5G trial in metropolitan Tokyo this year with SoftBank Corp, the domestic telecommunications subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group. SoftBank and ZTE started last year ...

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  8. Arm Ceo Simon Segars Joins SoftBank Group Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Design And Reuse

    June 21, 2017 -- ARM Holdings plc today announced that CEO Simon Segars' appointment to the SoftBank Group Corp. Board of Directors was formally approved at SBG's 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Tokyo. SBG earlier announced new board candidates to strengthen corporate governance and accelerate growth.

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  9. SoftBank adds $100 million to US-Israel cyber firm CybereasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Israeli cybersecurity firm Cybereason, which uses behavioral analytics to discover threats, has raised an additional $100 million from Japanese giant SoftBank Corp, the company said Wednesday. SoftBank is Cybereason's biggest investor and one of its biggest customers and distribution partners, the Boston-based startup said in a statement.

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  10. Marcelo Claure Elected to SoftBank Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cellular News

    Sprint President and CEO Marcelo Claure has been formally elected to the Board of Directors of SoftBank Group Corp., a global technology player led by Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son. The nomination was announced last month and Claure's election was approved today at SoftBank's 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in Tokyo.

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  11. Deutsche Telekom eyes T-Mobile US/Sprint merger to challenge AT&T, VerizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Total Telecom

    ... Trump will take a softer stance on consolidation. Bloomberg reported in May that representatives from Sprint parent Softbank had informal contact with counterparts at Deutsche Telekom, and held preliminary deal talks. Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has ...

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  12. SoftBank founder Son pledges to stay at helm as company's firepower growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, February 8, 2017. FILE PHOTO: A man talks on the phone as he stand in front of an advertising poster of the SoftBank telecommunications company in Tokyo October 16, 2015.

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  13. China stocks lukewarm to MSCI inclusion; Hong Kong fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... "The universe to choose from is much larger in the domestic Chinese market compared to that of Hong Kong." TOKYO SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man, said on Wednesday he'll spend the next decade identifying a successor to ...

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  14. Startup Cybereason raises $100 million from SoftBankRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: A man talks on the phone as he stand in front of an advertising poster of the SoftBank telecommunications company in Tokyo October 16, 2015. Cybereason said on Wednesday it received $100 million in investment from its biggest investor SoftBank Corp, as the cybersecurity-focused startup looks to develop new technologies and increase distribution channels.

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  15. Volvo Cars relaunches Polestar as standalone electric car brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 30 | Reuters

    ... running as Apple Inc's new iPhone 8 launch later this year threatens to worsen a global squeeze on supply. TOKYO SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man, said on Wednesday he'll spend the next decade identifying a successor to ...

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  16. Uber co-founder Kalanick resigns as chief executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Reuters

    ... of measures the ride-hailing company is taking to claw its way out from under a mountain of controversies. TOKYO SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man, said on Wednesday he'll spend the next decade identifying a successor to ...

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  17. Marines' Iguchi announces plan to retire after seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Japan Times

    ... and watch me as much as they can." Iguchi joined the Chicago White Sox in 2005 as a free agent from the Daiei (now SoftBank) Hawks and played in 135 games in his first year, when the White Sox became World Series champions. The Tokyo native also had ...

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  18. Hon Hai, Taizo Son invest in A 3.1 billion Hardware Club venture fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Japan Times

    ... world's best-selling smartphone title. He's also the youngest brother of Masayoshi Son, chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp.

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  19. Enhanced ARM DesignStart eliminates upfront license fees for ARM...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Design And Reuse

    ... examples of the innovation that's enabled by these processors on ARM's Innovation Hub . At ARM Techcon last fall, SoftBank Chairman and President, Masayoshi Son, provided insights on why SoftBank acquired ARM and the role it plays in his vision of 1 ...

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  20. Boston Dynamics, makers of terrifying robots, sold to Japan's SoftBankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A massive Japanese conglomerate is scooping up Boston Dynamics, the robotics firm behind many of the videos you may have seen online of amazing yet somewhat creepy automatons . On Friday SoftBank said it had struck a deal to acquire Boston Dynamics from Alphabet, the parent company of Google, which had bought the robotics company in 2013 but decided last year to put it up for sale .

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