Other Japanese automakers decided to get in on the fun, too.
Both Honda and Hino have bought 10 percent stakes in Monet Technologies, co-founded by Toyota and SoftBank in 2018.
The company will look for startups focused on artificial intelligence for devices.
The two companies are forming a joint venture called Monet Technologies.
The Detroit automaker and the Japanese conglomerate are pushing hard toward the commercialization of autonomous cars.
Pepper the robot shows visitors around the museum while telling factoids, answering questions and posing for selfies.
The combination would create a stronger player to compete against Verizon and AT&T and more effectively jump to 5G.
Softbank's Pepper robot will take orders for pineapple-covered pizza (and all other types, too) for two weekends in the sunny island.
As a consortium led by Softbank closes a deal to buy a 20 percent stake in Uber, it's looking like some people are about to get very rich.
Simon Segars, CEO of processor tech company ARM Holdings, says security has to be fixed before we can benefit from AI and the internet of things.
Uber board member Arianna Huffington predicts the closure of the mega-investment is at hand.
The messaging startup rakes in $250 million from SoftBank’s Vision Fund, significantly increasing its valuation.
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