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Reuters
Friday Morning Briefing18, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Big cash infusions for startups from an e
Reuters / Posted 13 minutes ago
18, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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Digi Times
Perobot sets up first Pepper LabUniversity in Taipei City, according to the university. Pepper is a humanoid s
Digi Times / Posted 3 hours ago
University in Taipei City, according to the university. Pepper is a humanoid service robot developed by Japan-based SoftBank's subsidiary SoftBank Robotics and produced by Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision). The university... Read more
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asianage
Amazon invests Rs 260 crore into payments arm as e-commerce battle ragesFlipkart recently committed USD 500 million to its payments arm PhonePe. Paytm
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
Flipkart recently committed USD 500 million to its payments arm PhonePe. Paytm also raised USD 1.4 billion from Softbank this year. These developments suggest that the major players in the e-retail space are readying themselves to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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News 8000
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
News 8000 / Posted 5 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techRelated Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $10
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - For SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, $100 billion just isn't enough. Months after setting up one of the biggest tech funds in the world, the Japanese billionaire says he is keen to launch another one -- and... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
MEF and ONAP collaborationits most powerful DDoS protection to date with a solution that can manage 500,0
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 7 hours ago
its most powerful DDoS protection to date with a solution that can manage 500,000 flows per second -- more than double... SoftBank and Australia's Lendlease Group are planning to a joint venture company to own and operate cell towers across the... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Intel Capital invests $60M in 15 start-upsits most powerful DDoS protection to date with a solution that can manage 500,0
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 8 hours ago
its most powerful DDoS protection to date with a solution that can manage 500,000 flows per second -- more than double... SoftBank and Australia's Lendlease Group are planning to a joint venture company to own and operate cell towers across the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
SoftBank plans to invest roughly $880 billion in tech through its already-massive Vision FundJapanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Visi
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Vision Fund to roughly $880 billion. "Vision Funds 2, 3 and 4 will be established every two to three years," according to CEO Masayoshi Son. SoftBank has already used the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
SoftBank plans to invest roughly $880 billion in tech through its already-massive Vision FundJapanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Visi
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Vision Fund to roughly $880 billion. "Vision Funds 2, 3 and 4 will be established every two to three years," according to CEO Masayoshi Son. SoftBank has already used the... Read more
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Business Insider
SoftBank plans to invest roughly $880 billion in tech through its already-massive Vision FundJapanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Visi
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Vision Fund to roughly $880 billion. "Vision Funds 2, 3 and 4 will be established every two to three years," according to CEO Masayoshi Son. SoftBank has already used the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOsLAGUNA BEACH, Calif.: Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding gr
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.: Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this... Read more
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The Columbian
Lyft gets $1 billion investment led by Google’s parent companyway for Google, which has endless amounts of money, to hedge its bets. Now it w
The Columbian / Posted 11 hours ago
way for Google, which has endless amounts of money, to hedge its bets. Now it wins either way.” Japanese telecom company SoftBank has been known to invest similarly. The firm invested in Uber’s competitors in China and Southeast Asia and is... Read more
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Reuters
SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOsLAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-e
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Lyft raises $1 billion, led by Alphabet’s CapitalGa new CEO, is now trying to turn around its corporate culture while nearing a d
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
a new CEO, is now trying to turn around its corporate culture while nearing a deal to sell a significant stake of itself to SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate, which would include about $1 billion in new capital. The allegiances of investors in the... Read more
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TheBull
Lyft gets $1 bn from Google parent to rev up challenge to Uberwhich has a valuation of nearly $70 billion, is widely expected to seal a deal
TheBull / Posted 14 hours ago
which has a valuation of nearly $70 billion, is widely expected to seal a deal for a major investment from Japan's Softbank, which could allow some stakeholders to cash out. Uber board member Ariana Huffington said this week she expects a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lyft gets $1 bn from Google parent to rev up challenge to Uberwhich has a valuation of nearly $70 billion, is widely expected to seal a deal
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
which has a valuation of nearly $70 billion, is widely expected to seal a deal for a major investment from Japan's Softbank, which could allow some stakeholders to cash out. Uber board member Ariana Huffington said this week she expects a... Read more
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Reuters
Alphabet's CapitalG leads Lyft's $1 billion funding roundcould have the opportunity to sell at least some of its stake in Uber in a high
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
could have the opportunity to sell at least some of its stake in Uber in a highly anticipated deal between Uber and SoftBank Group Corp(9984.T), which may be finalized in the next week. SoftBank wants to buy between $7 billion and $10... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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News 8000
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
News 8000 / Posted 18 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Google’s parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It’s also close to raising what
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 19 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It’s also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Google's parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyftby comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 hours ago
by comparison, was last valued at $70 billion. It's also close to raising what could be more than $1 billion from SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate. Alphabet invested in Lyft through CapitalG, its growth equity investment arm. David... Read more
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Business Standard India
tailers, offline outlets tap each other for wider reachprivate brands. Talks between the two firms come after Flipkart raised $3 bill
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
private brands. Talks between the two firms come after Flipkart raised $3 billion in two funding rounds from Tencent and SoftBank this year. The company claims it now has a war chest of $4 billion, which will help it take on rival Amazon, which... Read more
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Gulf News
Mubadala opens US office to manage venture with SoftBankDhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co is opening an office in San Francisco to manage
Gulf News / Posted 21 hours ago
Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co is opening an office in San Francisco to manage its $15 billion (Dh55 billion) commitment to SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund.The sovereign fund will work with SoftBank executives in California as it opens its venture... Read more
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Business Wire
Vir Biotechnology Builds Pipeline, Capabilities, and Lays Out Strategy to Address Serious Infectious Diseasesinfectious disease whether you are an academic, a biotech, or a pharmaceutical
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
infectious disease whether you are an academic, a biotech, or a pharmaceutical company.” Additional investors include the SoftBank Vision Fund, Temasek, Baillie Gifford, the Alaska Permanent Fund, and select sovereign wealth funds, private... Read more
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Business Standard India
Flipkart bets on offline retail, may buy stake in Future Lifestyle Fashionsfrom Flipkart. Flipkart, which is flush with cash after raising nearly $3 bill
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
from Flipkart. Flipkart, which is flush with cash after raising nearly $3 billion over two funding rounds from Tencent and Softbank this year, is looking at deals that will help it improve margins. Moreover, with the global e-commerce space abuzz... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
SoftBank plans new JV targetting U.S. cell towersSoftBank and Australia's Lendlease Group are planning to a joint venture compan
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 2 days ago
SoftBank and Australia's Lendlease Group are planning to a joint venture company to own and operate cell towers across the U.S, according to The Wall Street Journal and other media sources. The initial plan envisions the acquisition of about 8,000... Read more
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Mashable
One man, a 300-year plan, and billions of dollars are reshaping tech as we know itWhat's This?A man walks past a logo of SoftBank at a department store in Tokyo
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
What's This?A man walks past a logo of SoftBank at a department store in Tokyo Image: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a grand 10-year plan last year for his social networking giant. But another business leader is swooping in... Read more
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Fortune
Arianna Huffington Just Said a Big Rumor About Uber and Softbank Is 'Very Likely'Uber is “very likely” to finalize a deal with Japanese tech giant Softbank with
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Uber is “very likely” to finalize a deal with Japanese tech giant Softbank within a week, company board member Arianna Huffington said Monday. Speaking at the Wall Street Journal‘s D.Live technology conference in California, Huffington revealed... Read more
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PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing, 10.17.2017: Aramco halts firm's IR comms work, says reportfirm's IR comms work, says report Plus: President Trump's approval is steady,
PRWeek US / Posted 3 days ago
firm's IR comms work, says report Plus: President Trump's approval is steady, according to the latest CNN poll; Uber and SoftBank are close to a deal; and Facebook buys a positive polling app that's popular with teens. Aramco stops agency’s IPO... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Softbank has a Vision for even bigger investment fundThe first Softbank Vision Fund drew a great deak of attention due to the feroci
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
The first Softbank Vision Fund drew a great deak of attention due to the ferocious approach to investing. Even after rocking the world of tech with its $93 billion Vision Fund, SoftBank is not quite finished, with the Japanese tech giant reportedly... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be f
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be f
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uber board member Huffington says deal with SoftBank very likely next weekseats and annul super-voting shares held by former CEO Travis Kalanick among ot
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
seats and annul super-voting shares held by former CEO Travis Kalanick among others. Through its $93 billion Vision Fund, SoftBank plans to acquire between 14-20 per cent of the world's most valuable privately-held tech startup, Recode quoted... Read more
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CNET
Uber-Softbank deal 'very likely' to be finalized next weekArianna Huffington discusses Softbank's investment in Uber at the WSJD tech con
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Arianna Huffington discusses Softbank's investment in Uber at the WSJD tech conference in Laguna Beach, California. SoftBank's billion-dollar investment in Uber is expected to be finalized "very likely within the next week," according to board... Read more
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CNET
Uber board approves measures limiting Kalanick's powerdescribed as "a complete surprise." The board approved the sale of $10 billion
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
described as "a complete surprise." The board approved the sale of $10 billion of stock to Japanese internet giant SoftBank. "Today, after welcoming its new directors Ursula Burns and John Thain, the Board voted unanimously to move forward... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be f
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be f
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the... Read more
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Business Insider
SoftBank's giant investment in Uber will be finalized 'very likely in the next week'LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be f
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
LAGUNA BEACH, CA — SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment in Uber will be finalized "very likely in the next week," Uber board member Arianna Huffington said at the WSJD conference Monday. Uber's board voted earlier this month to approve the... Read more
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Business Standard India
T-Mobile, Sprint to announce merger without asset sell-offthe sources said. Sprint shareholders are expected to receive little to no pre
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
the sources said. Sprint shareholders are expected to receive little to no premium in the deal, meaning that Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, and other Sprint shareholders will own around or more than 40 percent of the... Read more
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Fortune
Why Sprint's Stock Price isn't Getting a Merger Rumor BoostAT&T from buying T-Mobile tmus in 2011 and signaled similar opposition was li
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
AT&T from buying T-Mobile tmus in 2011 and signaled similar opposition was likely when Sprint’s s majority owner, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, expressed an interest in T-Mobile in 2014. But the Trump administration was supposed to be... Read more
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