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SoftBank profit declines following Sprint perk a year ago

Aug. 10, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank’s fiscal first quarter earnings dropped 39% because of the absence of the cash benefit from the merger of Sprint, which boosted its profits a year ago. Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. reported a 761.5 billion yen...

Japan's SoftBank says Pepper robot remains 'alive' and well

Jun. 29, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank denies it’s pulling the plug on its friendly, talking, bubble-headed Pepper robot. “There is absolutely no change to our Pepper business,” SoftBank Robotics Corp. spokesperson Ai Kitamura said Wednesday. ...