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SoftBank's Son sticks with gut-led investing in chat with Alibaba's Ma

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO Weeks after his billion-dollar bailout of WeWork, SoftBank Group Corp's founder and CEO Masayoshi Son reiterated his belief in an instinct-led investing style, in a discussion with Alibaba Group Holding Inc's co-founder Jack Ma. | Video

CORRECTED-SoftBank's Son cleaves to gut-led investing in chat with Alibaba's Ma

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 6 Weeks after his billion-dollar bailout of WeWork, SoftBank Group Corp's founder and CEO Masayoshi Son reiterated his belief in an instinct-led investing style, in a discussion with Alibaba Group Holding Inc's co-founder Jack Ma.

Nintendo to launch Switch in China on Dec. 10 priced $300

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO/BEIJING Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will officially launch its Switch gaming console in mainland China on Dec. 10 priced 2,099 yuan ($298) with local partner Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Japanese fashion tycoon Maezawa shows off $900 million SoftBank payday

02 Dec 2019

TOKYO Japan's Yusaku Maezawa on Friday posted footage of a $900 million payday for the fashion magnate following his sale of a stake in Zozo Inc, the online fashion retailer he founded, to SoftBank Group Corp.

Mario Shopping Kart: Nintendo unveils Tokyo store to lure casual gamers

19 Nov 2019

TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd unveiled its first Japanese store on Tuesday in Tokyo's trendy Shibuya shopping district, in a step towards greater commercialization of its cast of popular characters.

SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant via Yahoo Japan, Line Corp deal

18 Nov 2019

TOKYO SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet subsidiary Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech group, as it strives to compete more effectively with local rival Rakuten and U.S. tech powerhouses. | Video

Peter Thiel's Palantir launches Japanese joint venture with insurer Sompo

18 Nov 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies Inc has established a joint venture with Japanese insurance holding company Sompo Holdings Inc that will initially focus on health and cybersecurity clients, Palantir said.

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