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Stocks Closing UPDATE1
TOKYO , Dec. 6 -- _ Tokyo shares rebounded Friday on dip-buying following sharp declines over the past two days, while many investors sat on the sidelines ahead of looming U.S. jobs data.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Washington Post
Twitter's Dorsey Vies With SoftBank's Son for Japan Shops: Tech
Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey sparked a price war over Japanese credit-card transactions with SoftBank Corp.'s Masayoshi Son.
Global Markets-Asian shares subdued, nerves frayed ahead of Us jobs
Asian markets steadied on Friday as Japanese shares recouped early losses, though investors were pensive ahead of jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. stimulus.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Pesek: Japan Inc. Needs to Get Off Galapagos
As the world takes stock of why Shinzo Abe 's drive to revitalize Japan is flailing one year on, companies are an easy culprit.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Sprint Not Moving Headquarters to California
It what may become a recurring rumor, a blog reporter says Sprint Corp. will move its headquarters to somewhere in California.
The Kansas City Star
Sprint denies report of possible headquarters move
Kyle Van Winkle worked in the banking industry, and it's still unclear how he died.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sprint: Heading to California?
Sprint may not have its home in Kansas much longer as the US carrier is preparing to move its nerve center to California, Light Reading understands.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Apple iPhone sales up in Japan
Apple sold three of every four smartphones in Japan last month after the country's largest carrier, NTT Docomo, began carrying the iPhone, according to a market researcher.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Bloom Energy Brings AC/DC (Debate) to Japan...
Bloom Energy Corp. CEO K.R. Sridhar, second from left, and SoftBank Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son , third from left, pose at a news conference in Fukuoka, southern Japan, at the first installation of a Bloom Energy fuel cell system outside the U.S. But the modest, 200-kilowatt system installed to supply 75% of the needs of a 21-story highrise in the ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
M&a MVP: Morrison & Foerster's Kenneth Siegel
Kenneth Siegel, a partner in Morrison & Foerster LLP's Japan practice, fought off attempts by Dish Network LLC to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp. during a bid by SoftBank, paving the way for the largest outbound Asia merger in history and earning him a spot on Law360's 2013 list of M&A MVPs.
Japan stocks fall as SoftBank declines
SoftBank Corp. dropped 2.8 percent, the biggest drag on the Topix, with the mobile carrier extending losses after closing at its highest in 13 years two days ago.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Motley Fool
Why Sprint's Terrible Service Doesn't Matter
Sprint told CNet that it wasn't surprised -- ongoing upgrades to its network are weighing on quality.
SoftBank Installs First Bloom Energy Server in Japan Installation of...
Bloom Energy Japan Limited today announced its first installation of the "Bloom Energy Server," an innovative and clean electricity generation system, at the Fukuoka M-TOWER on November 25 in Fukuoka City.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Nikkei rallies on weak yen, sets sights on 5-1/2 year peak
Index heavyweight SoftBank Corp surged 3.8 percent to a 13-year high, building on Friday's 2.3 percent rise after hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb revealed a $1 billion-plus stake in the mobile operator.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Pesek on Asia: Bubble in Philippines?
Good morning. Here's my take on some of the stories driving the debate in politics, finance and social issues across Asia today: Fresh off his losing battle to make Sony more shareholder-friendly, activist investor Daniel Loeb is putting his money on Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son.
Sony Investor Daniel Loeb Buys $1 Billion-Plus Stake in Japanese Web Giant
Third Point, led by Loeb, has bought a stake of around 1 percent in mobile and Internet firm Softbank, which took over Sprint earlier this year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Japan's Nikkei races to 6-month peak, SoftBank stars
Index heavyweight SoftBank climbed 3.8 percent to a 13-year high after Loeb on Thursday disclosed a $1 billion-plus stake in the Japanese mobile operator.
Third point has made no management proposals to SoftBank -source
U.S. hedge fund Third Point LLC has made no management proposals to Japanese telecommunications operator SoftBank Corp in conjunction with its $1 billion investment, a source close to Third Point said on Friday.
Sprint's customer satisfaction tanks in new survey
Things have been going poorly for Sprint for many, many years and now it appears that the company is going backward in terms of customer satisfaction.
Sprint's Free for Students Plan - A Sign of Things To Come
Sprint's plan to offer free service to students is part of a larger plan, to eventually offer free service to all.