ARM Holdings - whose processor designs are used in phones, tablets, notebooks, wearables, networking equipment, and many other devices - is to be acquired by SoftBank, in a deal worth £24.3bn ($32bn).
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Lenovo said in 2011 that it would launch a Windows phone. Microsoft announced the same in 2014, and again in 2015. Now, Lenovo has finally launched its first Windows handset, exclusively in Japan.
Partnering with a robotics subsidary of Softbank, Nestlé Japan is rolling out a humanoid robot named Pepper in Japanese home appliance stores to sell Nestlé's coffee machines.
Multiple sources have stated that Sprint will soon offer Sony's Xperia range as part of its handset line-up for the first time, with the new Xperia Z3 flagship expected to join the carrier at launch.
The merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is said to have been agreed, and the new combined carrier will apparently be named SoftBank USA, with brands including Virgin Mobile and MetroPCS being scrapped.
Today, Softbank and Aldebaran Robotics debuted a robot that will be able to understand human emotions. Softbank intends to sell the units sometime in 2015 with an expected price of $2000 USD.
The satellite TV provider Dish Network has proposed a merger with Sprint, several months after the nation's third largest wireless carrier agreed to a 70 percent takeover by Softbank.
Sprint has confirmed previous rumors that 70 percent of the wireless carrier will be acquired by Japanese company Softbank for a total amount of over $20 billion in new and existing shares.