Apple to invest $1 billion in SoftBank fund to support tech

Jan 5, 2017

Apple to invest $1 billion in SoftBank fund to support tech

Apple Inc. is planning to invest $1 billion (about ¥117 billion) in SoftBank Group Corp.’s giant new technology fund, adding its name to a growing list of interested parties and giving the iPhone maker a new avenue to tap up-and-coming technologies. Qualcomm Inc. also ...

Dec 4, 2016

Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions

Apple has revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars. The company is “excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation,” Apple said in a November ...

Nov 25, 2016

Japan Display said close to securing ¥100 billion bailout

Japan Display Inc. may issue preferred shares to raise as much as ¥100 billion from a government-backed fund, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that amounts to a bailout of the struggling display maker. The Tokyo-based supplier of screens to Apple Inc. ...