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Sharp Launches Star Wars Smartphone In Japan

11/27/2016, If you like spending money on Star Wars gear perhaps you might want to pick up this new smartphone from Sharp. Bear in mind that it’s only going to be released in Japan so either you’ll have to go all the way to the Land of the Rising Sun to...

Softbank Launches A Bike-Sharing Program In Japan

11/22/2016, Ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft are pretty prevalent, but in case you’d rather not contribute to CO2 emissions and get a workout in at the same time, bike sharing could be an alternative. Such services aren’t new and it was a few months ago...

SoftBank Completes Acquisition Of ARM

09/06/2016, Back in July, it was reported that Japanese company SoftBank announced their plans to acquire UK company ARM. For those who are unfamiliar, ARM is the company behind the architecture of mobile chipsets used by the likes of Apple, Samsung, Qualcomm,...

SoftBank Reportedly Still Hopeful For Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

08/18/2016, A couple of years ago, Sprint and T-Mobile were on the path to a merger, but numerous hurdles along the way, like the FCC being dead set against it, eventually led to the deal falling through, and it’s safe to say that both carriers aren’t exactly on...

SoftBank’s Pepper Robot To Make Its Way To Taiwan

07/25/2016, Are robots the future? Given the advancements in AI, we don’t see why not. In fact Japanese company SoftBank has been making some strides in the robotics department with its Pepper robot that has been making its way around the world to countries such as...

SoftBank To Acquire ARM For $32 Billion

07/18/2016, Names like Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Samsung, Apple, and Huawei have been tossed around a lot when it comes to the chipsets found on our smartphones. However for the most part, a lot of these companies base their chipsets on the designs by a UK-based company...

Lenovo’s First Windows 10 Handset Is Finally Here

07/14/2016, There aren’t that many OEMs out there that are actively making new Windows-powered smartphones. Lenovo confirmed nearly five years ago in November 2011 that it’s going to come out with a Windows Phone-powered smartphone by mid-2012. Five years...

Pepper Robot Serves Customers At Softbank Store

01/27/2016, Are you all right if there is no human touch whenever you are out shopping, or you prefer to be left alone by the salespeople and approach them only if you have to? Perhaps distancing yourself from other homo sapiens might be your style, and if that is...

Softbank’s Pepper Robot Makes Its Way To France

10/21/2015, Some of you guys might recall that in 2014, Softbank Japan launched a robot called Pepper.  The robot then went on sale in Japan this year where apparently it was so popular that it managed to sell out in a minute with 1,000 units of its initial batch...

Nexus 6P A SoftBank Exclusive In Japan

10/08/2015, There you have it – the Nexus 6P, a smartphone that was built by the third largest smartphone vendor in the world, Huawei, which became official in the previous week alongside the Nexus 5X from LG, will be arriving in Japan on the 9th of October....

Enterprise Pepper Robot Can Be Rented For $440 Monthly

07/31/2015, Business is all about opportunity cost – most businesses would like to own their premises, but reality dictates that rental is the way to go until one makes such a huge profit and finds a suitable seller. Having said that, one’s business would...

Emotion Sensing Robot Called Pepper Goes On Sale In Japan This Week

06/18/2015, Japan’s SoftBank has created an emotion sensing robot called Pepper which it is going to sell starting this week, the company only has plans to build 1,000 units of its humanoid robot in the first production run and depending upon the response that...

SoftBank Looking To Acquire DreamWorks Animation [Rumor]

09/28/2014, At one point in time, Sprint’s parent company SoftBank had considered acquiring T-Mobile, but it seems that the breakup fee was something that either company could agree upon which ultimately led to the deal falling through. However it seems that...