As per an announcement made today, SoftBank-owned Yahoo! Japan - now known as Z Holdings Corporation - will soon be merged with LINE Corp., a subsidiary of NAVER, to form a new joint company.
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According to some sources, talks are in progress between Uber's Indian branch and its local competitor Ola Cabs, after a merger was called for by SoftBank, an investor common to both companies.
The robot manufactured by SoftBank has been given a small set of priest's robes, a tablet with which to chant its sutras from, and it apparently does everything needed to conduct a Buddhist funeral.
Cyber security company IO Active has released a report outlining a number of vulnerabilities that many current robots have that leave them open to hacking and potentially able to cause harm.