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SoftBank’s purchase of ARM is now complete

by: John DyeSeptember 7, 2016
We learned that Sprint-owner SoftBank would be purchasing chipmaker ARM back in July.for $32 billion. Now that transaction is officially complete.
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LG CNS releases an Android SDK for robots. Seriously

by: Kris CarlonAugust 4, 2016
A subsidiary of LG Corporation called LG CNS has released an Android SDK for creating Android apps to control Softbank Robotics' humanoid robot, Pepper.
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SoftBank says ARM deal was not influenced by Brexit

by: Brian ReighJuly 19, 2016
In a press conference today, the CEO of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son, said that SoftBank’s decision to buy ARM had nothing to do with Brexit.

Sprint owner SoftBank to buy ARM for $32.1 billion (updated)

by: Bogdan PetrovanJuly 18, 2016
The acquisition of ARM by SoftBank has been officially confirmed. The purchase price is £24.3bn ($32.18 billion).
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Flagship forgone: No LG G5, HTC 10, or Galaxy Galaxy S7 for Japan

by: Matthew BensonMay 12, 2016
Japan's Big 3 carriers have announced an anemic Summer 2016 product line with some giant gaps that will seemingly shock customers in other territories.
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Sprint’s Japanese owner to open a phone store staffed by robots

by: Robert TriggsJanuary 27, 2016
As an experiment, Softbank plans to temporarily open a smartphone store staffed entirely by its Pepper robots in March this year.
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Nexus pricing got you down? At least you’re not living in Japan…

by: Matthew BensonOctober 20, 2015
Google's new Nexi cost more overseas than in America. In Japan specifically, one carrier is selling the 32GB Nexus 5X for $781 full retail price. A pretty penny!

The Nexus devices will be offered by carriers in Japan (joining Canada and the UK)

by: Matthew BensonOctober 8, 2015
Three of Japan's mobile carriers will sell Google's new Nexus devices, including one offering the Gold 6P. Will other countries and carriers follow suit?
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The stunning Sharp Aquos Crystal is coming to Sprint tomorrow!

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 2014
Great news, Sprint customers. You will get to turn heads everywhere you go thanks to the “frameless” Sharp Aquos Crystal coming to Sprint soon.
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The Aquos Crystal is the closest we can get to a bezel-less phone (for now)

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 2014
Made by Sharp for Softbank, the new Aquos Crystal is pushing the physical envelope of smartphone design with a “frame-less” design that’s almost all screen.
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