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Deutsche Telekom shares rose firmly in Frankfurt Monday amid speculation of a potential merger between its majority-owned T-Mobile US unit with wireless rival Sprint S.
Asian markets followed U.S. benchmarks higher on Wednesday after Fed chair Janet Yellen warned that interest rates could rise faster than expected.
Chief Executive Brian Krzanich is the latest tech executive to announce a job creation initiative after meeting with President Donald Trump.
The $100 billion tech fund will in principle invest 20% to 40% in businesses for a meaningful period, Masayoshi Son says.
SoftBank said its nine-month profit doubled from last year as the Japanese wireless carrier enjoyed boosts from its domestic broadband business and noted a turnaround at U.S. Sprint.
Japanese stocks are on a roll with Shinzo Abe due to meet the new president on Friday, but Trump's stance on trade with the world's third-biggest economy is anyone's guess.
SoftBank should report surging profit growth Wednesday as the Japanese telecom-to-internet group enjoys boosts from a newly acquired chip unit as well as a turnaround in its U.S. wireless unit.
AT&T, Comcast, Dish, Verizon, Softbank and others will soon have more freedom to pursue targets.
Sprint spent a reported $200 million for a stake in the music streaming app Jay Z bought in 2015 for $56 million.
Apple supplier Foxconn is considering a $7 billion investment that would establish a U.S.-based LCD display manufacturing hub that could create as many as 50,000 new jobs.
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The SoftBank Vision Fund aims to raise up to $100 billion and be a leading player in global technology investment.
China not only provides Apple with low labor costs and incredible scale, but many valuable local government incentives. Some of them could disappear if trade tensions rise under President Trump.
The wireless carrier says it is not getting any tax breaks, but warmer relations with Washington could ease a merger with T-Mobile US, among other goals.
Honda will work with Alphabet's Waymo in a pan-Pacific self-driving technology move.
The Japanese wireless carrier will invest $1 billion, while the remainder will be paid by existing investors.
The tech giant would gain favor with a strategic telecom giant, and perhaps draw closer to startups. It could also get a chance to deploy some of its offshore cash.
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Japan's richest man has a history of making big bets when others see weakness.
Apple supplier Foxconn said it's in preliminary talks to create a $7 billion investment program in the United States that would create 50,000 jobs.
Apple supplier Foxconn confirms "preliminary discussions" regarding potential US investment.
Following a meeting with the President-Elect in New York on Tuesday, Masayoshi Son announced plans to invest the capital via a tech investment fund he recently set up.
The chipmaker's shares weakened recently, offering an entry opportunity.
SoftBank founder and CEO Son points to new tech fund as means to slash debt levels.
Debt levels stood at 4.4 times earnings after the ARM purchase.
If approved, Qualcomm's acquisition would become the largest M&A deal in semiconductor history, surpassing the $36 billion that Avago paid for Broadcom in 2015.