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After Buying Sprint, SoftBank's Masayoshi Son's Vision: To Be The World's Number One Company

Source: Business Balla | Apr 14 2014, 3:17pm CDT | by Forbes

After Buying Sprint, SoftBank's Masayoshi Son's Vision: To Be The World's Number One Company
“What is work?  It is thinking until you feel your brain is coming apart.” This is the exhortation that Softbank’s...
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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Marissa?

Jul 29 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

After two years on the job, Marissa Mayer and her management team have yet to show any tangible results to shareholders for the turnaround of Yahoo's core business. Shareholders would be better served seeing either ...
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5 things to know about Nikesh Arora

Jul 18 2014 10:39pm CDT | Source: Business Standard

Some interesting facts about Google's Chief Business Officer and its highest paid executive Nikesh Arora who will join SoftBan ...
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OPEC daily basket price closes tad higher
Vienna, July 30 (IANS) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $105.44 a barrel Tuesday, against $105.22 last Thursday, according to the OPEC Secretariat. | by IANS
Moscow calls US sanctions 'illegitimate'
Moscow, July 30 (IANS) The economic sanctions imposed by the United States are a revenge on Russia, the country's foreign ministry said Wednesday. | by IANS
EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic
Brussels, July 30 (IANS) The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. | by IANS

Outgoing Google Executive Gets To Keep An $8 Million Bonus Even Though His Contract Said He Would Have To Give It Up (GOOG)

Jul 18 2014 8:11am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Google announced in its second quarter earnings that its chief business officer, Nikesh Arora, is leaving the company to join SoftBank as the CEO of its Internet and Media division.  Arora, the company's chief business officer since 2011, became Google's highest paid executive in 2012. His  $51 million compensation package included an $8 million cash bonus that he would have to return if he left the company before April 2015. Turns out, Google decided to let him keep the ...
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What is Pepper and Why Do I Need a Personal Robot?

Jun 5 2014 11:47am CDT | Source: IBTimes UK

Japan's Softbank is to start selling personal robots next year, but what ca ...
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Apple's iPhone 5s Still The Top Selling Smartphone Worldwide

Source: Business Balla | Apr 3 2014, 10:32am CDT | by Forbes

Apple's iPhone 5s Still The Top Selling Smartphone Worldwide
Counterpoint research released its worldwide smartphone survey for February and it showed that Apple’s iPhones were in...
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Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Says It Will Go Public In the U.S.

Source: Business Balla | Mar 16 2014, 8:41am CDT | by Forbes

Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, partly ended a period of intense speculation today by announcing...
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Apple's iPhone 5s Is The Dominant Smartphone In Japan

Source: Business Balla | Mar 14 2014, 2:02pm CDT | by Forbes

Apple's iPhone 5s Is The Dominant Smartphone In Japan
BCN is a Japanese company that tracks consumer electronic device sales in Japan and for the month of February its...
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