The Japan-based company now owns 73 percent of Supercell, hoping to ride the coattails of success in mobile gaming.
CEO Masayoshi Son is reportedly in talks to acquire the studio behind animated films "Shrek" and "How to Train Your Dragon."
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has never sold a product from Sony's Xperia line of smartphones and tablets, so this would be a first.
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.
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.
Nikesh Arora, who previously served as chief business officer at Google, will lend some of his tech experience to the struggling wireless carrier.
Alternative Investment Management & Research pictures a Yahoo-SoftBank merger, with the latter's CEO running the combined company.
Masayoshi Son, who is also the CEO of Japanese carrier SoftBank says the network quality "is not something you should be proud of," and directly calls out his rivals.
Sprint names Tarek Robbiati as its new chief financial officer and Gunther Ottendorfer its new chief operating officer, just the latest in a shake-up in the management ranks.
Yahoo Japan, partly owned by SoftBank and Yahoo, plans to use the acquisition to launch its own mobile Internet service.