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Softbank partners Sushi Machines to offer AI solutions
Tue, 2nd May 2023
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SoftBank Robotics announces its partnership with Sushi Machines to offer optimal robotic and AI solutions for restaurants in Australia.
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SoftBank introduces an AI-powered floor cleaning robot
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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SoftBank Robotics says the robot requires low maintenance and is easily monitored by operators through an interactive fleet management system.
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Pismo appoints Simon Keys as spearhead the expansion in the Oceania region, including Australia & New Zealand
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Pismo, a cloud-native payment processing platform, appoints Simon Keys to lead expansion in Australia and New Zealand amid global growth.
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'Regulatory challenges' kill NVIDIA's Arm acquisition deal
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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The deal's off but NVIDIA still loses $1.25 billion, which Arm owner SoftBank Group will treat as profit in Q4.
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Hyundai Group buys Boston Dynamics as SoftBank faces mass layoffs
Thu, 1st Jul 2021
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SoftBank purchased Boston Dynamics from Alphabet in 2017, also for an undisclosed amount. Four years later, Boston Dynamics has been sold again.
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Lack in data skills creating greater challenges at work - report
Tue, 7th Jul 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
New study: Boost in job performance if workers upskill in data literacy.
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Cohesity announces $250 million funding, doubles valuation to US$2.5 billion
Fri, 17th Apr 2020
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cisco
Cohesity has raised $250m in Series E funding, increasing its valuation to $2.5bn, more than double from its Series D round two years ago.
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Alibaba Cloud forms three-way strategic alliance
Fri, 31st May 2019
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cloud services
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Alibaba Cloud, WeWork & SoftBank unite, forging a dynamic trio to bolster global firms in China.
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Cohesity and Softbank partner to offer data services in Japan
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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bi
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big data
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storage
The joint venture asserts it will enable Japanese enterprises to back up, store, manage and derive insights from all of their secondary data and applications.
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Singtel, SoftBank amongst four major telcos in new cybersecurity alliance
Fri, 13th Apr 2018
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Singtel, SoftBank,Etisalat, and Telefónica have banded together to create one of the world’s biggest cybersecurity alliances.
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Security experts demonstrate that ransomware attacks on robots are possible
Tue, 13th Mar 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Researchers at IOActive have conducted what could be the world's first ransomware attack on robots, potentially disrupting the booming robotics market.
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SoftBank and NEC offer new business-oriented mobile network service
Wed, 9th Aug 2017
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It can be used at locations where optical fiber lines are not provided or as an alternative to metal-wired lines such as DSL or digital access.
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Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors
Mon, 26th Jun 2017
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Arm's chief Simon Segars enhances SoftBank's board, positioning for tech governance and growth post $32bn buyout.
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SoftBank invests $16.9 million in cloud security provider Dome9
Fri, 21st Apr 2017
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cloud security
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dome9
Japanese internet and telecommunications provider SoftBank has provides $16.5 million in Series C funding to security provider Dome9.
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Alibaba Cloud's four new data centers a 'major milestone' in global expansion
Wed, 23rd Nov 2016
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colocation
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Alibaba Cloud will be opening four new data centers in Japan, Australia, the Middle East & Europe, saying it's a 'major milestone' for the company.
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AppDirect & SoftBank launch new portal for cloud resellers in Japan
Tue, 27th Sep 2016
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cloud services
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AppDirect partners with SoftBank to unveil a new cloud services portal that empowers 10,000+ Japanese resellers.
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SoftBank says goodbye to HDD & hello to Western Digital's all-flash storage
Fri, 26th Aug 2016
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storage
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western digital
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flash storage
SoftBank Corp has taken Western Digital's InfiniFlash technology to the core of its software-defined storage and has ditched the HDD/SSD approach.
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SoftBank to buy Britain’s ARM in multi billion dollar deal
Tue, 19th Jul 2016
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arm
Multiple vendors, such as Applied Micro, AMD, and Cavium, have built processors for servers and other data center gear using ARM’s architecture.
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Alibaba and SoftBank partnership to boost cloud services in Japan
Fri, 20th May 2016
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cloud services
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colocation
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alibaba
Alibaba Group and SoftBank have commenced a joint venture to launch SB Cloud Corporation in Japan, bringing cloud services to the region.