TOKYO — Softbank president Nikesh Arora announced his resignation on Tuesday. Once anointed as the successor to founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, Aurora explained on Twitter that Son, 58, had decided to…
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has made a $250 million investment in WME-IMG. The deal values the talent agency and its content and event production operations at about $5.5 billion, according to the…
Warner Bros. has bought DramaFever, a streaming-video subscription service specializing in Korean TV shows and film dramas, and is eyeing the deal as paving the way to launch new over-the-top…
Next week's launch of streaming video service Netflix in Japan will be boosted by a major partnership with Softbank Corp.
DramaFever, the online vide site known for its Korean dramas, is up for sale a year after it was acquired by SoftBank, according to reports.
Be prepared to be scared: AMC Networks has begun an invite-only beta test of their horror-centric OTT video service Shudder. The service offers streaming access to full-length ad-free horror movies…
Japanese giant recently bought stake in Legendary Entertainment
DreamWorks Animation’s stock tumbled nearly 13% in pre-market trading Monday as Wall Street reacted to news that the company’s merger talks with Hasbro were over. Shares of the Glendale, Calif. based…
TOKYO — Softbank, the Japanese investment conglomerate that recently held acquisition talks with DreamWorks Animation, has launched a new streaming service for Japanese smartphone users. It allows…
Bharti SoftBank, a joint venture between India's Bharti Enterprises and Japan's SoftBank, has taken a 36.5% stake in Indian startup ScoopWhoop.
SoftBank aims to 'become the No. 1 Internet company in Asia"