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Telecoms IPO would be a smart step for SoftBank

Telecoms IPO would be a smart step for SoftBank

Asian shares hit historic highs today after Wall Street extended its record-breaking run, while the U.S. dollar retreat continued as investors priced in the risk of tighter policies elsewhere in the developed world. By contrast, its near 30 percent stake in Alibaba is worth around $140 billion. Softbank has made a series of high-profile tech investments and shown an appetite for investments in ride-sharing, backing China's Didi Chuxing and Southeast Asian taxi-hailing app Grab, among other ...


New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct

New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct

During the Nintendo Direct Mini yesterday, a Switch version of The World Ends with You , often acronymed TWEWY , was announced . Not to mention it's the first time you can play a Dark Souls video game anywhere you want! The remastered game will include the base game, the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, and will support up to six-player multiplayer on dedicated servers.


NAIAS 2018: All-new Mercedes G-Wagen retains iconic style

NAIAS 2018: All-new Mercedes G-Wagen retains iconic style

Now measuring 4715mm in length and 1881mm. We previewed the G-Class interior a while ago , but it's still worth noting that this cabin should make luxe-oriented buyers feel more at home than the antiquated interiors found on current models.


Seven injured in Thai speedboat explosion still in hospital

Seven injured in Thai speedboat explosion still in hospital

Li said the CNTA will continue to follow the development of the accident. As the boat was passing the Viking cave on Phi Phi Le in Muang district, a fuel leak was noticed. "In events of deaths, the compensation is Bt1 million", The Nation quoted her as saying. Minister of Tourism and Sports Weerasak Kowsurat on Sunday afternoon visited the injured tourists, identified as Xu Xin (female) and Wu Zhian (male), at Krabi Nakharin International Hospital and instructed officials to take care of ...


All the Nintendo Switch games from Nintendo Direct Mini

All the Nintendo Switch games from Nintendo Direct Mini

P.S.: None of the rumors for the January Direct were correct (some of them were partially correct). "Right now I think PS5 and the next-gen Xbox will arrive in 2021, but that's really just a tentative placeholder in my forecast", Lewis said.


Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils

Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils

The finding reported in Science Advances offers a "Triassic-Jurassic window" into the evolution of Lepidoptera. Curious children who have caught a butterfly by hand, only to find their fingers coated in messy powder, may not realise that they have brushed off the fluttering insect's scales.