#Paytm , which is also backed by SoftBank Group Corp among others, was valued at about $16 billion during its latest private fundraising round a year ago. At that valuation, #AntGroup ’s stake in the Indian firm is worth about $4.8 billion.
ARM, crown jewel of UK tech, sold on by Softbank to Nvidia for $40billion. Deal described by cofounder Hermann Hauser as a disaster - he's writing to 10 Downing Street warning it will destroy the firm's business model and make Britain "a US vassal state."
This story of a Softbank-owned patent troll, using the monkey-selfie copyright law firm, suing one of the few diagnostics firms making Covid-19 tests, demanding they be stopped for patent infringement, using *THERANOS* patents... is fucking infuriating.
RHP Carter Stewart, who attended Eastern Florida State College after failing to sign with the #Braves as the No. 8 overall pick in last year’s draft, is in agreement on a contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League, sources tell The Athletic.