Now, Reuters reports that SoftBank, the company that owns 83 percent of Sprint, is preparing to start negotiations with Deutsche ... Read More »
SoftBank has decided to open the week up with a major acquisition, spending a lot of money to acquire a chip manufacturer.
The Japanese company SoftBank, which also holds a majority stake in the U.S.-based Sprint and has its own mobile carrier in Japan, has acquired chip designer ARM Holdings for £24.3 billion, ... Read More »
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It’s widely expected that the Sony Xperia Z3 will make its debut at IFA in Berlin next month. After that, well, it looks like the device could hit Sprint and SoftBank.
Early this morning Japan’s Softbank and Sprint announced they had entered into a series of definitive agreements in which Softbank will invest $20.1 billion in Sprint. They will form a new publicly traded entity, New Sprint, which Softbank will own approximately 70% and Sprint equity holders will own approximately 30% of the shares.
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Today, Japanese carrier Softbank introduced 9 new Android phones, one of them an Ice Cream Sandwich device. While most of these will probably not make it to many places outside of Japan, we thought you guys would be interested in seeing what some of these devices feature.
We were already expecting glasses-free 3D phones next summer in the U.S., but it looks like the Japanese will get to enjoy them first thanks to two new Android devices from Sharp. The Japanese carrier Softbank is launching a pair of 3D phones from Sharp including the touchscreen-only 003SH and QWERTY-packing 005SH.
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