Latest SoftBank Corp. Stories

2011-03-02 11:12:16

Yahoo Inc has been in talks to potentially unload its $7 billion stake in Yahoo Japan.

2011-02-04 08:20:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Feb 4th, 2011, PPLive (Shanghai, China) CEO, Dr. Vincent Tao confirmed that the company has received an investment of 250 million USD from SOFTBANK CORP. (Tokyo, Japan, Representative: Masayoshi Son). This is the Series D Round financing for PPLive.

2011-02-03 06:30:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SOFTBANK CORP.

2010-03-04 01:00:00

LONDON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UBM, the leading global provider of business media and marketing services, is relaunching COMDEX as a virtual event which will take place November 16-17, 2010. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/ubm/42704/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/MM63059 ) At its peak COMDEX was the world's most famous tradeshow, attracting more than 200,000 visitors and 2,300 IT...

2009-03-06 00:00:00

TOKYO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BB Softservice Corp., a Tokyo-based planner and developer of application services under the SoftBank Group, announces that it will launch English and Chinese versions of 'Speeek!', a type of application software for iPhone (TM) 3G, which recognizes voice and translate, and speaks from March 6, 2009 at the AppStore as part of a lineup of 'SoftBank SELECTION', an application and software brand of BB Softservice. 'Speeek!' is electronic dictionary application...

2008-11-11 12:10:00

Many of the world’s biggest cell phone and credit card companies are testing new ways for consumers to use their cell phones to pay for everyday goods and services.

2008-10-07 18:00:16

Tokyo, Oct. 7 (Jiji Press)--Softbank Mobile Corp. remained in the top spot in net mobile phone subscription growth for the third straight half year in April-September, industry data showed Tuesday. The unit of Internet and telecommunications conglomerate Softbank Corp.

2008-08-05 18:00:16

Tokyo, Aug. 5 (Jiji Press)--Softbank Corp. said Tuesday that its group operating profit in April-June rose 8.1 pct from a year before to 85,086 million yen, despite slowing mobile phone sales.

2008-07-11 12:00:00

The second-coming of the iPhone will arrive at 8 a.m. today at Apple outlets and other stores in Silicon Valley.

2006-11-07 15:35:00

News Corp. and Japan's Softbank Corp. announced plans Tuesday to bring MySpace, the popular Internet social networking site, to Asia.

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