Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicMasayoshi Son

Topic: Masayoshi Son

Social distancing is ruining the big bet on the sharing economy

As coronavirus curtails unnecessary human interaction, it’s hammering businesses that helped people split the use of cars, rooms and offices.

Ritesh Agarwal’s Oyo is facing major problems due to Masayoshi Son’s dramatic overreach

With its chaotic rush to expand in Japan, Oyo infuriated potential partners, alienated workers and jeopardised its reputation with local customers.

How 2019 saw Masayoshi Son go from tech guru to struggling venture capitalist

SoftBank’s bad year goes well beyond WeWork as investors are starting to get the feeling that whatever Masayoshi Son brings to the public is troubled.

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son speaks to near-empty room at Saudi business summit

Son’s poorly attended panel underscores the diminished appeal of his Vision Fund idea, earlier considered one of Saudi's boldest bets to diversify its economy.

When SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son let Paytm & Oyo tout the future of artificial intelligence

SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund has 82 companies in its portfolio who delve into areas like satellites, autonomous driving, chips & cancer detection.

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son explained in his own words. About 3,03,513 of them

Ahead of Q1 results, an analysis of Son's comments from previous briefings to see how his focus has changed and what may lie ahead.

Forget about Dre: Son drops the mic when it comes to M&A gaffes

Masayoshi Son’s early reveal of a Walmart Inc. deal on Wednesday isn’t the first accidental M&A announcement. But it might be the biggest. Softbank Group...

`Oops’: Walmart’s Biggest Deal Ever, Announced by SoftBank’s CEO

Hours before Walmart was scheduled to unveil the largest acquisition in its history, Masayoshi Son, CEO of SoftBank Group, spilled the beans to a roomful of investors and journalists in Tokyo.

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.