All Posts Tagged With: "SoftBank"

SoftBank Buying Alphabet Inc. Robotic Businesses

On Friday, SoftBank Group announced that it would acquire two companies from Alphabet Inc. the parent company of Google. The companies specialize in making walking robots.  This adds to the growing portfolio of artificial intelligence for the Japanese company. SoftBank announced it would acquire Schaft, based in Tokyo and Boston Dynamics. Both design as well […]

Chief at SoftBank Meets with Donald Trump, Fuels Hope for Megadeal

Softbank Group CEO Masayoshi Son held a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump that has raised the hopes the company could revive its megadeal in the mobile-phone market in the U.S. SoftBank is already the owner of the majority of Sprint Corp a wireless carrier based in the U.S. and a number of years ago pursued […]