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Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board, to focus on philanthropy

The departure of Ma, who retired as Alibaba’s chairman in September, comes as he pulls back from business roles to focus on philanthropy

18 May 2020 9:43 AM

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son says Japan is ‘stupid’ for not allowing ride-sharing

SoftBank and Didi are launching a taxi-hailing service in Japan that would match users to existing taxi fleets.

19 Jul 2018 11:13 AM

IT department await final print of Flipkart deal

Walmart had said earlier this month said that it would take control of Flipkart.

28 May 2018 1:23 PM

After Flipkart-Walmart deal, SoftBank undecided on selling stake

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son will take a call in the next 7-10 days, on whether the group will exit India’s biggest online retailer or not.

11 May 2018 2:36 PM

SoftBank undecided on exiting Flipkart

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son will take a call in the next 7-10 days on whether to exit India's biggest online retailer or say invested.

11 May 2018 12:13 PM


Walmart to buy controlling stake in Flipkart, confirms Softbank CEO

Softbank CEO also said the stake of USD 2.5 billion Flipkart is now worth about USD 4 billion in deal.

09 May 2018 6:11 PM

Softbank to invest over $2.5 billion in Flipkart

Following the infusion, Softbank has become one of the largest shareholders in the domestic etailer.

11 Aug 2017 1:13 AM

Uber shareholders discuss stock sale to SoftBank, others

The deal could include investment of new money into the startup.

15 Jul 2017 5:12 PM

SoftBank searches buyer for digital wallet Freecharge

Alibaba-owned Paytm is among frontrunner suitors for Freecharge that is up for grabs at $150-200 mn.

06 Apr 2017 1:53 PM