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SoftBank's Pepper proves robots really do care about us

The company on Thursday unveils a new "humanoid" robot named Pepper that can not only communicate with the user, but also read his or her emotions.

By June 5, 2014

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SoftBank's Masa Son on why Sprint needs T-Mobile

The Internet is run by a cable monopoly in Comcast and a wireless duopoly in Verizon and AT&T, Son says. He wants to shake things up.

By May 28, 2014

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Yahoo Japan plans $3.2B eAccess buy from SoftBank

Yahoo Japan, partly owned by SoftBank and Yahoo, plans to use the acquisition to launch its own mobile Internet service.

By March 27, 2014

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SoftBank chief eyes 'massive price war' with Verizon, AT&T

Masayoshi Son, who'll be pitching US policymakers Tuesday to consider a stronger wireless industry to vie with broadband, might need T-Mobile to achieve his ultimate goals.

By March 11, 2014

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SoftBank targets broadband to justify T-Mobile buyout -- report

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.

By March 10, 2014

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SoftBank CEO: Verizon, AT&T have oligopoly in the US

The comment comes as rumors suggest his subsidiary Sprint is eyeing a possible T-Mobile buyout.

By February 12, 2014

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Clash of Clans maker Supercell nabs $1.5B in SoftBank deal

Supercell is a hot commodity in mobile gaming: its Clash of Clans and Hay Day have both hit the top in the Apple App Store's Top Grossing ranking for games.

By October 15, 2013

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Sprint shareholders approve SoftBank acquisition

Japan's SoftBank is a step closer to acquiring the third largest wireless operator in the U.S., as 98 percent of Sprint shareholders OK the merger.

By June 25, 2013

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Dish still unwilling to let Sprint go, despite SoftBank deal

Although there is just a couple of weeks before shareholders vote on SoftBank's bid to acquire Sprint, Dish reportedly is still scrambling to change the fate of the deal.

By June 11, 2013

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Top proxy firm ISS likes SoftBank's offer for Sprint

Institutional Shareholder Services -- a consultant to mutual funds and other large investors -- says the deal would give Sprint the money it needs to buy spectrum. It remains mum on Dish Network's rival, preliminary offer.

By June 1, 2013