10/07/2013, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank has just made an announcement for a couple of new smartphones, namely the Sharp Aquos Xx 302SH and the Sharp Aquos Xx mini 303SH. The introduction of these two smartphones would mean that they would be part of the recently unveiled Fujitsu Arrows A family which was also revealed to play a role in SoftBank’s winter range of smartphones. Just what kind of hardware capability does […]
07/19/2013, It was recently where Softbank managed to acquire a controlling stake in major US carrier, Sprint, and unsurprisingly it seems that Sprint might not have been the only company that the Japanese company had their eye on. According to a report from The Financial Times, not only were Softbank interested in acquiring a company in the US that had its hooks in the telecommunications market, but they wanted to sink […]
06/26/2013, Fujitsu Arrows A SoftBank 202F has a 3,000mAh battery.
06/25/2013, Majority of Sprint's shareholders have voted in favor of a merger with SoftBank.
06/10/2013, SoftBank has decided to throw in another $1.5 billion to increase their Sprint merger price to $21.6 billion.
05/30/2013, The CFIUS has recently approved the Softbank-Sprint deal, now all that's left is the FCC.
05/07/2013, AC adapters aren’t something you really pay that much attention to, but if you do have a lot of cables running and you wish that your AC adapters looked a bit better, you might want to consider moving to Japan because Japanese company, Softbank, has announced their plans to release the “itomaki AC Adapter” which as you can see pictured above, certainly does not look like your run of the […]
04/30/2013, We’re sure you guys might have heard that Japanese carrier, Softbank, is looking to acquire a majority stake in one of the major US carriers, Sprint. At the same time it seems that American company, Dish, could be interested as well and seems to be thinking about making a counter-offer of their own. Dish even goes as far as saying that their acquisition of Sprint could be better for national […]
04/23/2013, With smartphones becoming commonplace these days, is it fair that the elderly are left out of the fun simply because they might not be as technologically savvy compared to the younger generation? That is most definitely a resounding no and several companies have since created smartphones which target the elderly. Softbank and Sharp are looking to do the same as well in Japan, with the carrier announcing the Softbank 204SH […]
04/19/2013, The other we reported that Dish had made a counter-offer to Sprint and offered to acquire the company for more than what Japanese carrier, Softbank, was offering. Softbank seems to be unfazed by the counter-offer and expects the deal to conclude in a timely manner as expected, and if offering Sprint more money wasn’t enough, Dish is now stating that they believe that for them to buy Sprint would be […]
04/16/2013, We reported yesterday that Dish could be interested in making a bid on Sprint worth $25.5 billion. If the deal was formalized, Sprint would obviously have to entertain this new offer and see what Softbank has to offer them instead. For those wondering what Softbank had to say to Dish’s offer, it seems that they are relatively unfazed by the seemingly more generous offer. Softbank called Dish’s offer “highly conditional” […]
04/15/2013, As you guys have heard, Japanese carrier Softbank is currently in the process of purchasing a 70% stake in one of the four major US carriers, Sprint. While the deal has yet to be concluded and approved by all the regulatory bodies involved, word on the street has it that US satellite television company, Dish, might want a piece of Sprint as well and has made a counter-offer of their […]
04/09/2013, We have said it before, and we will say it again – patents are the new “ammunition” for companies, and amassing as many of those as possible (good ones, of course), would definitely work in your company’s favor in the long run. Recently, Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son tweeted a link to the English-subtitled version of his two-hour speech, where he envisioned what would happen in the coming three decades where […]
03/29/2013, Chinese brands such as Huawei and ZTE have managed to get a reputation as being able to produce somewhat decently specced handsets and devices at affordable prices. However at the same time both companies have also managed to gain the reputation of not being trustworthy, at least that what the US congressional committee seems to think with their report from back in 2012. At the same time, The Wall Street […]