Business / Corporate May 1, 2020

Z Holdings' annual sales exceed ¥1 trillion

Internet portal Z Holdings Corp. said Thursday it posted sales of over ¥1 trillion for the year ended in March, the first such feat in its history including the time before its name change from Yahoo Japan Corp. in October last year. Sales rose 10.3 ...

SoftBank considering plan to merge Yahoo Japan with Line

Business / Tech Nov 14, 2019

SoftBank considering plan to merge Yahoo Japan with Line

SoftBank Group Corp. is considering a plan to consolidate its Yahoo Japan internet business with the messaging service Line Corp. Z Holdings Corp., a unit of SoftBank's telecom arm formerly known as Yahoo Japan, confirmed Thursday that it's in talks with Tokyo-based Line about a ...

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 ...