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Toshiba restructuring plan faces hurdle as activist builds stake in unit

10 Dec 2019

TOKYO Toshiba Corp's ownership restructuring plan faces a challenge, with activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami building a stake in a unit that the conglomerate aims to buy out, potentially making it sweeten an offer.

SoftBank's Son sticks with gut-led investing in chat with Alibaba's Ma

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO Weeks after his billion-dollar bailout of WeWork, SoftBank Group Corp's founder and CEO Masayoshi Son reiterated his belief in an instinct-led investing style, in a discussion with Alibaba Group Holding Inc's co-founder Jack Ma. | Video

CORRECTED-SoftBank's Son cleaves to gut-led investing in chat with Alibaba's Ma

06 Dec 2019

TOKYO, Dec 6 Weeks after his billion-dollar bailout of WeWork, SoftBank Group Corp's founder and CEO Masayoshi Son reiterated his belief in an instinct-led investing style, in a discussion with Alibaba Group Holding Inc's co-founder Jack Ma.

Nintendo to launch Switch in China on December 10 priced $300

04 Dec 2019

TOKYO/BEIJING Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will officially launch its Switch gaming console in mainland China on Dec. 10 priced 2,099 yuan ($298) with local partner Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Japanese fashion tycoon Maezawa shows off $900 million SoftBank payday

29 Nov 2019

TOKYO Japan's Yusaku Maezawa on Friday posted footage of a $900 million payday for the fashion magnate following his sale of a stake in Zozo Inc, the online fashion retailer he founded, to SoftBank Group Corp.

Mario Shopping Kart: Nintendo unveils Tokyo store to lure casual gamers

19 Nov 2019

TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd unveiled its first Japanese store on Tuesday in Tokyo's trendy Shibuya shopping district, in a step towards greater commercialisation of its cast of popular characters.

SoftBank to create $30 billion tech giant via Yahoo Japan, Line Corp deal

18 Nov 2019

TOKYO SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet subsidiary Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech group, as it strives to compete more effectively with local rival Rakuten and U.S. tech powerhouses.

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