Masayoshi son

10.15.12
Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion
10.15.12

Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion

In a joint press conference, Softbank has officially announced that it is buying a 70 percent stak...

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10.14.12
CNBC: Softbank to pay $20 billion for a 70 percent stake in Sprint
10.14.12

CNBC: Softbank to pay $20 billion for a 70 percent stake in Sprint

Rumors of Sprint's $12 billion acquisition by Softbank weren't exaggerated, they were understated:...

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10.11.12
Japan's Softbank in 'advanced talks' to acquire Sprint for more than $12 billion (update: confirmed)
10.11.12

Japan's Softbank in 'advanced talks' to acquire Sprint for more than $12 billion (update: confirmed)

While recent rumors suggested Sprint could be interested in snatching up Metro PCS, it may actuall...

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10.03.12
Softbank to acquire competitor eAccess, expand LTE network by 50 percent
10.03.12

Softbank to acquire competitor eAccess, expand LTE network by 50 percent

Softbank isn't content with being Japan's third largest wireless provider, so its scooping up comp...

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10.19.11
Steve reportedly worked on Apple's next product until his last day
10.19.11

Steve reportedly worked on Apple's next product until his last day

A new interview with the CEO of Softbank, Masayoshi Son, seems to indicate that Steve Jobs did...

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04.05.11
Softbank's CEO donating ¥10 billion to Japan's quake-affected region
04.05.11

Softbank's CEO donating ¥10 billion to Japan's quake-affected region

Softbank already stepped up to the plate by offering gratis handsets to earthquake orphans following...

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03.30.11
Softbank to offer free phones to earthquake orphans, free replacement for lost iPhones
03.30.11

Softbank to offer free phones to earthquake orphans, free replacement for lost iPhones

Following the catastrophic earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, surviving victims from the affected...

By R. Lai,   03.30.11
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