Softbank and Nvidia are reportedly close to making a deal over the sale of ARM Holdings, one that could be finalized in the next week and could see the British chip design firm handed over for more than $40 billion.
SoftBank on Friday announced the establishment of a new Vision Fund focused on the advancement of artificial intelligence technologies, with the Japanese firm kicking in $38 billion alongside promised investments from Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft and a variety of financial institutions.
A group of investors led by Japan's SoftBank has reportedly made an offer to buy shares of ride-hailing service Uber, but the tender offer values the firm at a 30 percent discount, with the proposed price per share effectively knocking $20 billion off the value of the company.
Sprint and its controlling investor — Japan's SoftBank — are reportedly in "preliminary conversations" about a merger with T-Mobile U.S., a move that could narrow carrier choices for Apple's U.S. iPhone buyers.
Apple has evolved its remote control over time, with each iteration introducing physical improvements and better features. After launching the second-generation Siri Remote, has Apple created its best controller?
This week, the Beats Studio Buds launch dominated after multiple leaks, as well as the launch of Apple's back-to-school promotion, tweaks to AppleCare for some Apple Silicon products, and details of a black ceramic Apple Watch Series 5 that Apple worked on, but didn't release.
This week, on the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts discuss new "iPad mini 6" and "Apple Watch Series 7" leaks, plus Beats Studio Buds launch, Apple Podcast Subscriptions going live, and our hopes for iPad Pro.
With hundreds of features and changes coming to macOS Monterey, it can be hard to filter out the noise from the signal. After installing and testing it out for the past week or so, we've collected our favorite features that almost everyone will be excited about.
When iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 land on millions of user's devices it will bring a massive influx of new features. The list of additions spans the entirety of the OS, but here we will walk you through all of the changes coming to the Files app.
Apple has confirmed its $1 billion investment in SoftBank's $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses.
Apple is reportedly considering a $1 billion investment in SoftBank's $100 billion tech company investment fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration is claiming $50 billion will be spent on U.S.-based businesses.
Following a Tuesday meeting with SoftBank's chief executive, President-Elect Donald Trump tweeted that the Japanese company has agreed to invest $50 billion in U.S. business, and create 50,000 new jobs as a result.
In a massive deal valued at $32 billion, Japanese company Softbank announced on Monday that it will acquire ARM Holdings, the company that designs specifications for low-power mobile processors, including the A-series chips found in Apple's iPhone and iPad.
In an interview earlier this week, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said he scored exclusive Japanese rights to sell the first iPhone after pitching a crude drawing of an imagined iPod-cellphone hybrid to Steve Jobs. At the time, Son did not own a mobile carrier and the already-in-development iPhone was still two years out.
Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank on Thursday reported a robust 29 percent year-over-year jump in net income for its mobile division, which the carrier attributes primarily to sales of Apple's iPhone.
Sprint on Wednesday announced that it has successfully completed a deal with Japanese telecommunications and Internet services giant SoftBank, which now owns a controlling 78 percent stake of the U.S. wireless carrier.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced the removal of the last barrier to a three-company merger that will see Japan's SoftBank take control of Sprint Wireless, which itself is set to take over Clearwire.
While Apple's Private Relay is on the way, not everyone may want to sign up for iCloud+ to get its benefits, or even to wait for it to arrive. Here's how to set your iPhone or iPad to use a VPN right now.
There are few names as recognizable as Hunter Douglas when it comes to custom interior home shades. We found the company's PowerView line is about as luxe as it gets with a dizzying array of designs and materials as well as top-notch HomeKit support.
On Tuesday, Sonnet announced the DuoModo expansion system that can enclose your Mac mini, and either PCI-E expansion cards or a video card, in a compact space not much larger than just an eGPU enclosure itself — and we've been creating content with it for a month.
It would be great if Apple released everything that everyone is predicting for WWDC 2021, but it never does, and 2021 is no exception. Here's what Apple will absolutely debut, what might see the light of day, and won't make an appearance.