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Self-driving car venture of SoftBank, Toyota to receive investment from five more Japanese automakers
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Self-driving car venture of SoftBank, Toyota to receive investment from five more Japanese automakers

Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors and Toyota unit Daihatsu will each take a stake of a few percent in the venture, the sources said.

Japanese watchdog claims that Apple could have breached antitrust rules: Report
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Japanese watchdog claims that Apple could have breached antitrust rules: Report

Apple forced NTT Docomo, KDDI, and SoftBank to offer subsidies and sell iPhones at a discount.

SoftBank Group considers listing its Japanese wireless unit on Tokyo Stock Exchange; aiming to raise $18 billion
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SoftBank Group considers listing its Japanese wireless unit on Tokyo Stock Exchange; aiming to raise $18 billion

SoftBank Group has a range of holdings including stakes in chip designer ARM Holdings, US service provider Sprint Corp as well as Alibaba Group Holdings.

SoftBank Corp may pump in up to Rs 2,000 crore in Ola
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SoftBank Corp may pump in up to Rs 2,000 crore in Ola

Japan's SoftBank Corp is likely to invest up to Rs 2,000 crore in Ola, a funding that will help India's largest taxi-hailing service compete with US-based rival Uber.

Didi's dominance of Uber in China offers roadmap for other regional ride-hailing rivals
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Didi's dominance of Uber in China offers roadmap for other regional ride-hailing rivals

Didi counts two of the most powerful, best capitalized Chinese Internet companies as backers; has tight connections with local government; made an ally of local taxi drivers and expanded into services such as buses that Uber ignored

SoftBank group in talks to buy up to $1 bn stake in Micromax, say sources
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SoftBank group in talks to buy up to $1 bn stake in Micromax, say sources

The investment would value Micromax, an unlisted provider of affordable smartphones that competes with South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co, at around $5 billion, the people said. They did not want to be named because the talks aren't public.

Best Diwali gift ever, tweets Kunal Bahl post SoftBank's investment in Snapdeal
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Best Diwali gift ever, tweets Kunal Bahl post SoftBank's investment in Snapdeal

Founder and CEO of Snapdeal Kunal Bahl is clearly very excited after Japan's SoftBank Corp decided to invest $627 million in the online retailer.

Japan's SoftBank to start selling personal robots by Feb 2015
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Japan's SoftBank to start selling personal robots by Feb 2015

Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February.

US funds show faith in Twitter IPO despite Facebook disaster
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US funds show faith in Twitter IPO despite Facebook disaster

Five mutual funds run by T Rowe Price Group Inc own $220 million worth of Twitter Inc, opening up a big lead over rival US funds to capitalize on the social networking site's expected public stock offering.

US funds show faith in Twitter IPO despite Facebook disaster
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US funds show faith in Twitter IPO despite Facebook disaster

Five mutual funds run by T Rowe Price Group Inc own $220 million worth of Twitter Inc, opening up a big lead over rival US funds to capitalize on the social networking site's expected public stock offering.

Top shareholders back Alibaba's controversial corporate structure
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Top shareholders back Alibaba's controversial corporate structure

Alibaba Group's biggest shareholders have backed a partnership structure that is at the centre of a debate over where the Chinese e-commerce...

Verizon, Vodafone agree to $130 billion Wireless deal
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Verizon, Vodafone agree to $130 billion Wireless deal

Verizon Communications agreed on Monday to pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone Group out of its U.S. wireless business, signing history's third largest corporate deal announcement...

Sprint, SoftBank agree to U.S. national security deal
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Sprint, SoftBank agree to U.S. national security deal

Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday they had reached a national security agreement with U.S. authorities, overcoming a major hurdle for the Japanese company's $20.1 billion bid to control the wireless carrier...