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Japan's SoftBank returns to profit on global stock boom

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. returned to profitability for the fiscal year that ended in March, it said Wednesday, boosted by the strong performance of its sprawl...

LINE message app to recruit 100 digital creatives for new Taiwan offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communications app LINE presented its new Taiwan offices Wednesday (May 5), while announcing it would recruit up to 100 “digital creatives” for a total of more...

Grab to list in US via $40 bln merger with Altimeter Growth

HONG KONG (AP) — Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company, Grab Holdings, said Tuesday that it plans to merge with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital in a deal that would value it at nearly $40 ...

Japan messenger app Line let engineers in China access user data without consent: Media

Japanese messaging app Line, owned by SoftBank Corp’s Z Holdings Corp, allowed Chinese engineers at a Shanghai affiliate to access data on Japanese users without seeking their consent, Japanese ...

China market regulator fines 12 firms over illegal monopolistic behavior

China’s market regulator said on Friday it has fined 12 companies related to 10 deals that demonstrated illegal monopolistic behaviors. The companies included Baidu Inc, Tencent Holdings, Did...

China regulator fines 12 firms over anti-monopoly law

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s market regulator said Friday that it fined a dozen companies, including games company Tencent Holdings and Chinese search engine firm Baidu Inc., for not disclosing past deals...

Asia shares mostly lower on selling of tech stocks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday despite hopes for a gradual global recovery after the U.S. stimulus package passed the Senate over the weekend. Heavy selling of s...

SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. has reached a settlement in a U.S. legal dispute with directors of office space-sharing venture WeWork Inc. and its founder Adam Neumann, the Japanese technology comp...

Vivocom's Group Game Changer - Multi-Billion Sand Project Secured

Initial contract worth RM3.79 billion for three yearsAspires to be a major industry player 'with exponential growth prospects' KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 26 February 2021 - I...

Appier Shares AI Predictions and Trends to Watch in 2021

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, today shares AI Predictions and Trends to Watch in 2021. Artificial intelligence (AI) and...

Appier's Viewpoints on Machine Learning as a Service: Challenges and Opportunities

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 22 February 2021 - Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, today announces its viewpoints of challenges and opportunities when adopting Machine Lear...

ByteDance explores sale of Indian TikTok assets to rival firm Glance: Bloomberg

TOKYO (Reuters) - China’s ByteDance is said to be exploring the sale of the India operations of TikTok to rival unicorn Glance, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday. The discussions, initiated...

Twitter, Under Armour rise; Alteryx, Assurant fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Twitter Inc., up $7.90 to $67.77. The social media company reported higher da...

Profit at Japan's SoftBank zooms on lucrative investments

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and technology conglomerate Softbank Group Corp. reported Monday a whopping 1.17 trillion yen ($11 billion) profit for the October-December quarter as its inve...

1B Justin Smoak signs with Tokyo's Yomiuri Giants

TOKYO (AP) — The Yomiuri Giants have agreed to a deal with American first baseman Justin Smoak. Smoak played last season with the Milwaukee Brewers and the San Francisco Giants. The...