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Covid-19 delays SoftBank-Line merger

SoftBank Corp. revealed the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic delayed the regulatory process around a merger between …

SoftBank and Line to form $30B company

SoftBank subsidiary Z Holdings (formerly Yahoo Japan) is to merge with mobile messaging app Line …

SoftBank talks tie-up with Line

SoftBank Corp confirmed local reports stating it was in talks about a possible merger between …

SoftBank mobile payments JV reaches 15M users

Japanese mobile payments company PayPay announced its user base has reached 15 million registered accounts, …

SoftBank, Paytm, Yahoo Japan unveil payments app

Ambitious Japanese mobile payments joint venture PayPay launched a consumer app alongside a number of …

Apple faces competition probe in Japan

Authorities in Japan are investigating allegations Apple pressured Yahoo Japan to slow development of its …

SoftBank builds stake in Yahoo Japan

SoftBank announced an agreement worth $2 billion to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan, as …

Arora to replace Son as Yahoo Japan chairman

Yahoo Japan chairman Masayoshi Son is stepping down in June and will be replaced by …

Yahoo Japan calls off SoftBank deal

Yahoo Japan scrubbed plans to buy eAccess, a mobile operator subsidiary of SoftBank, after a “deeper …

SoftBank to sell eAccess to Yahoo Japan

SoftBank, in a re-organisation of its operations in Japan, has agreed the sale of eAccess – …