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Yahoo Japan says to buy eAccess from SoftBank for $3.2 billion

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:29

SoftBank, which owns about 42.5 percent in Yahoo Japan, said in a separate statement that it would book a special gain of 55.7 billion yen for the fiscal year ending March 2015.

Line Corp received no stake purchase offer from SoftBank

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 12:00

Line COO Takeshi Idezawa also told a new product briefing that Line users in the United States and Europe had increased since last week`s news of Facebook Inc`s USD 19 billion deal to buy WhatsApp.

Bharti SoftBank forays into mobile gaming, launches two games

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 17:53

Bharti SoftBank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japan-based SoftBank, forayed into mobile gaming with launch of Tiny Mogul Games and is targetting an overall user base of more than a million by this year-end.

Airtel conducts trials for providing low-cost 3G services

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 15:40

Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it along with SoftBank Mobile has successfully conducted field trial of a technology that provides cost-efficient 3G phone services using a communications satellite as a transmission line.

Airtel's 'hike' app crosses 5 million users

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 18:54

Bharti SoftBank (BSB) is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and mobile communication and broadband services firm Softbank.

Quick Heal ties up with SoftBank for anti-virus technology

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 15:47

Leading IT security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies said it has tied up with Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Mobile Corp to provide anti-virus software to mobile phones.

Bharti Softbank,Yahoo Japan form JV for Mobile Internet portal

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 17:58

The two companies will form a joint venture (JV) company BSY Pte Ltd for this purpose and its operations in India will be headed by Madhu Nori (Head of Operations, Bharti Softbank), Bharti Enterprises said in a statement.

Nikkei gains after Greece austerity bill approval

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 09:02

The Nikkei was up 0.2 percent at 8,963.48 by the midday break, with its 200-day moving average near 9,055 acting as resistance.

New Yahoo CEO says company needs to "do better"

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 08:38

Yahoo Chief Executive Scott Thompson tried to manage expectations on his first earnings call as the new CEO, broadly addressing numerous issues the Internet company is grappling with.

Alibaba hires US lobbying firm as it eyes Yahoo

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 09:22

Alibaba Group has hired a Washington lobbying firm in a sign that the Chinese e-commerce company would be willing to make a bid for all of Yahoo Inc in the event that talks to unwind their Asian partnership fail.

Alibaba seeks $4 billion in financing for Yahoo

Last Updated: Friday, December 09, 2011, 08:54

Alibaba Group is seeking up to USD 4 billion in debt financing, sources said on Thursday, in a deal expected to help the Chinese e-commerce giant buy back a 40 percent stake in the company owned by Yahoo Inc.

Yahoo, bidders at impasse over nondisclosure

Last Updated: Friday, October 28, 2011, 11:18

Despite all the rumoured interest in Yahoo Inc, progress on a deal has hit a brick wall mainly due to the company's lack of strategy and restrictive confidentiality agreement, people familiar with the situation said.