People walk past an office of SoftBank Group in Tokyo. Agence France-Presse
Japan’s SoftBank Group Corporation is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetise its almost $100 billion Vision Fund through an IPO. SoftBank is considering taking the Saudi-backed investment fund public,
Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corporation, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering.
Japan’s SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it bags struggling internet companies to bulk up against rivals like Rakuten Inc.
As part of its participation in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2020, the UAE Space Agency discussed its continuous efforts for achieving a sustainable future, both through space exploration as well as the implementation of innovative space technologies.
Global stock markets rose on Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China’s economic slowdown may have stabilized and Washington and Beijing signed a trade deal.
In a major move Volkswagen (VW) to acquire 20 per cent stake in a Chinese battery maker. VW is set to buy a stake in Chinese electric vehicle battery maker Guoxuan High-tech Co, according to some sources.
The United Nations (UN) projects India’s economy to grow by 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year and expects it to rise to 6.6 per cent in the next. The global body also suggested the county should uplift social conditions of labour class especially women.