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Compass reaches legal settlement with Zillow over poaching at its Seattle tech hub

5 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Zillow Group and Compass have buried the hatchet over allegations that the SoftBank-backed brokerage poached three technology executives from the listings giant. The two...
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WeWork Must Do These 3 Things Before Its IPO to Avoid Uber's Mistakes

6 days ago   |   Fortune

Another cash-burning company is planning an IPO. Mega office-space rental company The We Company is planning an IPO later this year, and just announced a plan to raise $4...
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Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta

8 days ago   |   Reuters

Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan's SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants...
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Exclusive: U.S. panel clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise

9 days ago   |   Reuters

Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment...
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Uber has a new competitor in one of its most competitive overseas markets that's backed by Softbank, Hyundai and other big names

Uber has a new competitor in one of its most competitive overseas markets that's backed by Softbank, Hyundai and other big names

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Ola , an Indian ride-hailing service, says its planning to launch in London this fall after receiving permission to operate. The company has investments from SoftBank, which...
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WeWork's $3 billion Sequoia-backed Chinese rival is reportedly eyeing a 2020 IPO in the US

WeWork's $3 billion Sequoia-backed Chinese rival is reportedly eyeing a 2020 IPO in the US

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

WeWork's $3 billion Chinese rival, Ucommune, has its eyes on a 2020 US IPO that could raise as much as $200 million for the communal workspace company, Bloomberg reported...
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A founder of Juniper Networks and a co-creator of Apple's Mac operating system used this hand-written pitch deck to raise $200 million from SoftBank for their new data center startup

A founder of Juniper Networks and a co-creator of Apple's Mac operating system used this hand-written pitch deck to raise $200 million from SoftBank for their new data center startup

18 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

On Thursday Fungible, a data center infrastructure startup, announced $200 million in Series C funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund . The round also included participation from...
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Fungible raises $200 million for datacenter computing

Fungible raises $200 million for datacenter computing

18 days ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Fungible, a startup focused on data-centric computing, has raised $200 million in a third round of funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund.
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Apple Hires a Top Chip Architect to Ramp Up Development for Macs and More

19 days ago   |   Fortune

Apple hired one of ARM Holdings's top chip engineers as the iPhone maker looks to expand its own chip development to more powerful devices, including the Mac, and new...
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SoftBank hasn't paid e-commerce startup Brandless $100 million of its investment, and there are conflicting stories about what's going on, according to a report

SoftBank hasn't paid e-commerce startup Brandless $100 million of its investment, and there are conflicting stories about what's going on, according to a report

19 days ago   |   Business Insider

In March, Tina Sharkey stepped down as CEO of Brandless , the direct-to-consumer retailer of "unbranded" household items. Brandless recently brought in former Walmart CEO John...
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"Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," President Donald Trump said in a tweet. Read more ...

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Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

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76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

76ers sign Ben Simmons to max five-year extension, agent says

The deal is worth a reported $170 million, according to Simmons' agent. He was heading into the final year of his rookie contract. Read more ...

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Four adventurous children, between the ages of 10 and 14, packed the family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip. Read more ...

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in... Read more ...

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore was arrested for punching a woman unconscious and stepping on her neck amid a violent domestic dispute, according to reports. “New York... Read more ...