Tag: Softbank

Softbank may finally call off T-Mobile, Sprint merger negotiations

For the second time around, it looks like the merger between the number 3 and number 4 carriers in the US will not be...

Softbank backs out of multi-million dollar investment on Andy Rubin’s startup

We don't care about Apple but when a plan to go against it goes down, we take notice. Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications and Internet...

SoftBank releases Star Wars phones in Japan

If you think there hasn’t been enough hype for the upcoming movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, then you better brace yourself...

SoftBank set to acquire ARM Holdings for $32B

SoftBank is one of Japan’s top mobile carriers and an emerging global tech company and it is set to acquire ARM Holdings, the UK-based...

SoftBank Japan opening up Pepper the Robot to Android, gets a US home

Pepper is that cute and adorable humanoid robot created by SoftBank – one of the top mobile carriers in Japan – and Aldebaran Robotics....

Sharp shows off new AQUOS Xx2, AQUOS Xx2 mini

Sharp has two new models in store for us. Softbank is scheduled to release one next month, running Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the...
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Sony Xperia Z4 taking up some heat, receives a day-one firmware update

Sony Xperia Z4 has finally landed in Japan. Not that it's expected to be anywhere else but the Japan-exclusive phone is finally available courtesy...

Sharp unveils “edge-to-edge display” of Aquos Crystal

When Sharp announced that their upcoming Aquos Crystal phone would have “edge-to-edge display”, people’s expectations of what it would look like were heightened. As...

Reuters: T-Mobile sale to Softbank nearly final

If you’re not a fan of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, this news may not make you happy. Reuters is reporting that T-Mobile parent company Deutsche...

Softbank may be trying to snap up Vodafone, not T-Mobile

Vodafone, who recently gave up their stake in Verizon, may have a suitor for their UK interests. Softbank, who recently purchased Sprint and is...

Softbank CEO promises “massive pricing war” with T-Mobile merger

While a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is pending, Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son went public about the matter for the first time. On PBS’s...

Softbank said to be near T-Mobile buyout

In what may be another industry upset, Softbank is reportedly just a few steps away from the acquiring T-Mobile. Should things go the Japanese...