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SoftBank and Line enter talks to form a new tie-up

Business / Tech Nov 13, 2019

SoftBank and Line enter talks to form a new tie-up

SoftBank Group Corp. is looking to reach an agreement with Line Corp. on a comprehensive partnership or acquisition through its group firm that runs Yahoo Japan, it was learned on Wednesday. Softbank wants to strengthen its internet and smartphone related services by tapping into the ...

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

Business / Tech Nov 12, 2019

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. The Falcon rocket blasted into the morning sky, marking the unprecedented fourth flight of a booster for SpaceX. The compact flat-panel satellites — just 575 pounds ...

'Pokemon Go' maker Niantic making a game of the world

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2019

'Pokemon Go' maker Niantic making a game of the world

Pokemon Go maker Niantic on Wednesday moved closer to turning the world into a giant game board. San Francisco-based Niantic opened the door for outside developers to build titles to add to its lineup of mobile games, which include Pokemon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ...

FCC wants to know if Huawei gear is near U.S. military bases

Business / Tech Nov 6, 2019

FCC wants to know if Huawei gear is near U.S. military bases

U.S. officials plan to assess where equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. has been installed, and would be concerned if it's found near domestic military bases, the head of the Federal Communications Commission has said. The FCC also will consider how to finance removing equipment made ...

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