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Meet Boston Dynamics streamlined SpotMini

Boston Dynamics hasn’t talked much since it changed hands from Google’s ailing robotics wing to the deep pockets of SoftBank, but the cutting-edge robotics firm merrily devoted the world a sneak peek of what it’s been working on in the meantime. 322 more words


Paytm invests in Mumbai-based lending startup CreditMate

Latest News – SoftBank and Alibaba-backed Paytm on Tuesday said it has invested in Mumbai-based lending startup CreditMate.

The fintech major, however, did not disclose the investment amount. 30 more words

Why WeWork Just Invested In This Women-Only Club

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SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think foray into Southeast Asian mkt

Latest News – SoftBank Group’s multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say. 38 more words

SoftBank’s $10b investment in Uber could end the war with Grab in Southeast Asia

As Uber’s board gives the green light to what could be a US$10 billion investment deal with SoftBank, all eyes in our region turn to the ride-hailer’s local competitors, most notably… 10 more words


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SoftBank set to take driver’s seat in Ola

Japanese investment giant SoftBank is close to acquiring an additional 10-12 per cent stake in ANI Technologies, the parent company of Ola, to increase its holding in the ride-hailing firm to around 50 per cent ahead of its planned investment in global rival Uber. 199 more words

Uber agrees to move forward with proposed multi-billion dollar SoftBank deal

Uber has agreed to move forward with the long-anticipated SoftBank Group investment, a spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch.

We’ve been provided the following statement.

“We’ve entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment. 741 more words