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2014-10-02 12:27:12

SoftBank to Invest $250 Million in Legendary TOKYO and BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank") and Legendary Entertainment ("Legendary") today announced a definitive agreement under which SoftBank will invest $250 million in Legendary. The two companies will also form a joint venture to exploit Legendary's intellectual property rights, including in television, digital, licensing and merchandising and other ancillary lines, across various...

2014-06-25 16:24:25

Telstra, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei and Tata Communications are among those honored SINGAPORE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The shining stars in Asia's ICT industry received due recognition at the 11th annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards held at the Alkaff Mansion earlier this evening. In its 11(th) consecutive year, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards program seeks to recognize companies and individuals that have demonstrated best practices in their...

2014-06-05 08:32:25

TOKYO and PARIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Group companies SoftBank Mobile Corp. ("SoftBank Mobile"), Japan's leading mobile operator, and Aldebaran Robotics SAS ("Aldebaran"), the world leader in humanoid robotics, announced the joint development of "Pepper", the world's first personal robot that can read emotions. Pepper, which incorporates variety of technologies and capabilities, will be commercially available in Japan from SoftBank Mobile in February 2015 for...

2014-03-27 12:34:17

Masayoshi Son, Softbank and Sprint Chairman, Commits Financial and Partnership Resources to CCA Members to Compete Against Duopoly SAN ANTONIO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CCA Global Expo -- Competitive Carriers Association's Global Expo kicked off today, with keynote remarks from Masayoshi Son, founder and chairman of Softbank and chairman of Sprint. During his address, Masayoshi Son outlined Sprint's strong commitment to working collaboratively with CCA's membership...

2014-03-02 23:00:42

“Sprint may have lost another executive, however I think it’s more important to keep your eye on the long-term, big picture, growth opportunity they have.” - Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Sprint lost another executive according to Reuters, Mar. 1, however Industry analyst Jeff Kagan says, “I think today it’s more important to look at Sprint for it’s longer-term growth opportunity to impact and change the wireless industry, than any...

2013-06-21 23:03:34

So what’s next for Softbank and Sprint? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Masayoshi Son, CEO of Softbank in Tokyo boasted about the Sprint Nextel acquisition at their shareholder meeting, according to Reuters, June 21. Wireless analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “This was one of the more complicated and more interesting acquisitions we have seen in a long time. It looks...

2013-05-24 23:26:06

Softbank approval is more difficult due to Chinese security concerns. Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Softbank is trying to acquire Sprint Nextel. Softbank is a Japanese company. US regulators are worried about any Softbank security concerns with China. Softbank is trying to make this deal acceptable to US regulators, so says this CNET piece from May 22, 2013. Tech analyst...

New Japanese Smartphone Detects Radiation
2012-05-29 09:44:46

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Claims have been thrown back and forth by medical and technology experts alike as to whether or not cell phones generate radiation, and if so, if they generate enough to cause cancers of the brain or even reproductive systems. Now, there´s a phone that may or may not generate radiation (depending on who you ask) but will also detect radiation, alerting users of any potential hotspots they may come across. According to Reuters, mobile phone operator...


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