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Tencent thought to be interested in Supercell purchase

Tencent thought to be interested in Supercell purchase Although Tencent's negotiations are at an earlier stage, a story from the Wall St Journal indicates that the Giant and Alibaba offer has stalled somewhat on price.Fearing that the firm would be overly involved in the day-to-day running of the studio, Supercell's management has apparently resisted its advances.

Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout

Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout UK-based ARM Holdings has dominated the cell phone industry for decades, with an estimated 50 billion ARM processors built by the year 2014.Now the company has been acquired by Japan’s SoftBank in a deal worth $32 billion (£24.

For some reason, Justin Bieber is not over that PPAP song yet

For some reason, Justin Bieber is not over that PPAP song yet The duo are teaming up together for a new Japanese commercial, in what could be the most unlikely bromance of 2017.The actual commercial, for Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank, has yet to air, but a behind-the-scenes video has just been released and is getting shared quickly in Japan.

Sprint reportedly now interested in merging with T-Mobile

Sprint reportedly now interested in merging with T-Mobile According to a Reuters report on Friday, Sprint parent company SoftBank is prepared to cede control of Sprint to T-Mobile’s parent company, Deutsche Telekom, as part of a proposed merger of the two U.More: T-Mobile, Sprint merger delayed: May not happen before September Complicating matters somewhat is Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges’ insistence that the company’s not willing to part with T-Mobile.

Pepper the friendly android is now rolling up and down the fashion runway

Pepper the friendly android is now rolling up and down the fashion runway SoftBanks’ friendly humanoid robot, Pepper, is showing up in an increasing number of locations since its launch in June, 2015.A video of the unusual fashion event shows the talented wheel-based robot dressed as a childcare assistant, an airport concierge, a Japanese inn employee, a clerk, a nurse, and a construction worker.

Softbank reportedly wants to merge India's top online retailers to take on Amazon

Softbank reportedly wants to merge India's top online retailers to take on Amazon Japanese telecom giant and startup investor, Softbank, wants India's top two online retailers to join forces to fight Amazon in the country.Interestingly, Softbank is the largest investor in Snapdeal with a 30 percent share.

How Softbank is adding spice to the Amazon-Alibaba battle in Indian e-commerce

How Softbank is adding spice to the Amazon-Alibaba battle in Indian e-commerce Venture Beat recently published a piece headlined 'India’s e-commerce battle is not Indian anymore' that highlighted the battle between Amazon and China's Alibaba Group in the world's fastest-growing e-commerce market.And that is Japanese telecom and investment giant Softbank which is suddenly the buzzword in India's e-commerce world.