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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate founded in 1999 that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals, as well as electronic payment services, shopping search engines and cloud computing services.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Arm Holdings (Arm) is a multinational semiconductor and software design company, owned by SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
au, or au by KDDI, is a mobile phone brand in Japan marketed by KDDI in the main islands of Japan and Okinawa Cellular in Okinawa.
Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.
is a Japanese actress, singer and television personality.
is a Japanese recording artist, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Betfair is an online gambling company which operates the world's largest online betting exchange.
Bill Morrow (born 1959) is the current CEO of the government-owned corporation nbn™ which is responsible for the planning and roll-out of the National Broadband Network across Australia.
Boston Dynamics is an American engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group.
Brightstar Corp., a U.S.-based privately held corporation founded in 1997, distributes mobile phones and other devices, serving more than 200 carriers, 40,000+ retailers, and 15,000+ enterprise customers in more than 100 countries.
A camera phone is a mobile phone which is able to capture photographs and often record video using one or more built-in digital cameras.
COMDEX (an abbreviation of Computer Dealers' Exhibition) was a computer expo trade show held at various locations in the Las Vegas Valley of Nevada, USA, each November from 1979 to 2003.
Compass is an American technology and real estate company.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Dante Carver (born January 17, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African-American actor working in Japan.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer.
David Conway Turner (born May 1965) is a British businessperson.
DiDi, formerly Didi Kuaidi, is a major Chinese ride-sharing, AI and autonomous technology conglomerate founded by Cheng Wei, providing transportation services for more than 450 million users across over 400 cities in China.
DoJa profile is a Java application environment specification for DoCoMo's i-mode mobile phone.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
DoorDash Inc. is an on-demand restaurant delivery service founded in 2013 by Stanford students Andy Fang, Stanley Tang, Tony Xu and Evan Moore.
DramaFever is a video streaming website owned by Warner Bros that offers on-demand streaming video of documentaries, movies, and TV shows with subtitles.
E-commerce is the activity of buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet.
E-Trade Financial Corporation (stylized as E*TRADE) is a financial services company organized in Delaware and headquartered in New York City.
EF Education First (abbreviated as EF) is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange.
Fanatics, Inc. is an American online retailer of licensed sportswear, sports equipment, and merchandise, formed in 1995 and headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Flipkart Pvt Ltd. is an Indian electronic commerce company based in Bengaluru, India. Founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal (no relation) in 2007, the company initially focused on book sales, before expanding into other product categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, and lifestyle products. The service competes primarily with Amazon's Indian subsidiary, and the domestic rival Snapdeal. As of 2017, Flipkart held a 39.5% market share of India's e-commerce industry. Flipkart is significantly dominant in the sale of apparel (a position that was bolstered by its acquisitions of Myntra and Jabong.com), and was described as being "neck and neck" with Amazon in the sale of electronics and mobile phones. Flipkart also owns PhonePe, a mobile payments service based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). In May 2018, U.S.-based retail chain Walmart announced its intent to acquire a 77% controlling stake in Flipkart for $16 billion USD, subject to regulatory approval. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2,000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine.
Fortress Investment Group is an investment management firm based in New York City.
Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access (FOMA) is the brand name of the W-CDMA-based 3G telecommunications services being offered by the Japanese telecommunications service provider NTT DoCoMo.
The are a Japanese baseball team based in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The Geiger counter is an instrument used for detecting and measuring ionizing radiation used widely in applications such as radiation dosimetry, radiological protection, experimental physics and the nuclear industry.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
GrabTaxi Holdings Pte.
is a Japanese video game developer.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Hike is India's first social and technology company.
The is a breed of dog.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
NTT DoCoMo's i-mode is a mobile internet (as opposed to wireless internet) service popular in Japan.
IBM Cloud Video, formerly Ustream, is an American live video streaming and video hosting company.
Improbable Worlds Limited (commonly referred to as Improbable) is a British multinational technology company founded in 2012, and headquartered in London, England.
Ingress is a location-based, augmented-reality mobile game developed by Niantic.
InMobi is a global mobile advertising and discovery platform that reaches over 1.5 billion unique mobile devices worldwide.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these things to connect and exchange data, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, resulting in efficiency improvements, economic benefits, and reduced human exertions.
In general, to invest is to allocate money (or sometimes another resource, such as time) in the expectation of some benefit in the future – for example, investment in durable goods, in real estate by the service industry, in factories for manufacturing, in product development, and in research and development.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
The iPhone 4S (retroactively stylized with a lowercase 's' as iPhone 4s as of September 2013) is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the fifth generation of the iPhone, succeeding the iPhone 4 and preceding the iPhone 5.
In pencil and paper games and computer and video games, an item is an object within the game world that can be collected by a player or, occasionally, a non-player character.
J-Sky is a Ferris wheel at Jakarta Garden City in Cakung, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The Japanese national basketball team is administered by the Japan Basketball Association (JBA).
Java is a set of computer software and specifications developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems, which was later acquired by the Oracle Corporation, that provides a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform computing environment.
A or kabushiki kaisha, commonly abbreviated KK, is a type of defined under the Companies Act of Japan.
(born December 13, 1958) is a Japanese actress.
Katerra is a technology-driven offsite construction company.
() is a Japanese telecommunications operator formed in October 1, 2000 through the merger of DDI Corp.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
This is a list of all mobile phone carriers in the Asia Pacific Region and their respective number of subscribers.
This is a list of the world's largest telecommunications companies measured by total revenues.
In telecommunication, Long-Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.
Lumix is Panasonic's brand of digital cameras, ranging from pocket point-and-shoot models to digital SLRs.
Mapbox is a large provider of custom online maps for websites and applications such as Foursquare, Lonely Planet, Evernote, the Financial Times, The Weather Channel and Snapchat.
is a Japanese business magnate and investor of Korean descent who is the founder and current chief executive officer of Japanese holding conglomerate SoftBank, the chief executive officer of SoftBank Mobile, current chairman of U.S.-based Sprint Corporation and chairman of U.K.-based Arm Holdings.
is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese bank holding / financial services company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
Morningstar, Inc. is an investment research and investment management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.
Nao (pronounced now) is an autonomous, programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics, a French robotics company headquartered in Paris, which was acquired by SoftBank Group in 2015 and rebranded as SoftBank Robotics.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nikesh Arora (born 9 February 1968) is an Indian businessman who served as a former Google executive.
or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.
, commonly known as NTT, is a Japanese telecommunications company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan.
Nvidia Corporation (most commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, or (due to their logo) nVIDIA) is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California.
ANI Technologies Pvt.
The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) is a consortium of 84 firms to develop open standards for mobile devices.
OSIsoft, LLC is a manufacturer of application software for real-time data management, called the PI System.
OYO Rooms, commonly known as OYO, is an Indian hospitality service and budget hotel network.
The highest-ranking bishops in Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Catholic Church (above major archbishop and primate), and the Church of the East are termed patriarchs (and in certain cases also popes).
Paytm is an Indian e-commerce payment system and digital wallet company.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Pepper is a humanoid robot manufactured by SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics), which is owned by SoftBank, designed with the ability to read emotions.
Personal Digital Cellular (PDC) was a 2G mobile telecommunications standard used exclusively in Japan.
Ping An Insurance known also as Ping An of China, full name Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. is a Chinese holding conglomerate whose subsidiaries mainly deal with insurance, banking, and financial services.
The President-elect of the United States is the person who has won the quadrennial presidential election in the United States, but who has not yet been inaugurated as President of the United States.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
The Renren Network, formerly known as the Xiaonei Network is a Chinese social networking service.
Representative director is the position of the most senior executive in charge of managing a corporation which is registered in Japan.
Robotics is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science that includes mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, and others.
Roivant Sciences Ltd. is a company that in-licenses late-stage drug candidates and develops them through subsidiaries.
is a Japanese publishing company and a subsidiary of the SoftBank telecommunications company.
SBI Group, sometimes referred to as Strategic Business Innovator Group, is a financial services company group based in Tokyo, Japan.
A semiconductor material has an electrical conductivity value falling between that of a conductor – such as copper, gold etc.
Sha-Mail (写メール) is a kind of mailing service of J-Phone (now Softbank).
is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai.
Silver Lake is an American private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in technology, technology-enabled and related industries.
Slack Technologies, Inc. (originally Tiny Speck) is an American software company founded in 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Snapdeal is an Indian e-commerce company based in New Delhi, India.
Social Finance, Inc. (commonly known as SoFi) is an online personal finance company that provides student loan refinancing, mortgages and personal loans.
SoftBank Capital is a venture capital group in the United States, focusing on technology and telecom early stage businesses.
is a Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp. Japanese: (ソフトバンクテレコム株式会社), previously as, was a Japanese telephone company of the SoftBank group.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider.
Supercell Oy (commonly known as simply Supercell) is a mobile game development company based in Helsinki, Finland.
, literally "Plateau East", is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.
Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese multinational investment holding conglomerate whose subsidiaries specialize in various Internet-related services and products, entertainment, artificial intelligence and technology both in China and globally.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Tiffany & Company (known colloquially as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
The is a building used for offices with a hotel on the top floors at Shiodome in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
, commonly known as TOPIX, along with the Nikkei 225, is an important stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Japan, tracking all domestic companies of the exchange's First Section.
, commonly known as Toshiba, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
TransferJet is a close proximity wireless transfer technology initially proposed by Sony and demonstrated publicly in early 2008.
Uber Technologies Inc. (doing business as Uber) is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in 633 cities worldwide.
The Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a third generation mobile cellular system for networks based on the GSM standard.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, with headquarters in London.
Vodafone live! was the brand name for the multimedia portal service of mobile phone operator Vodafone, which was initially developed by Japan's J-Phone under the J-Sky brand.
Wag Labs (better known as simply Wag) is a pet care company that offers on-demand dog walking through a mobile application.
WeWork is a foreign corporation that provides shared workspaces, technology startup subculture communities, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, small businesses and large enterprises.
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a technical standard for accessing information over a mobile wireless network.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
is a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Yahoo! (now Altaba) and the Japanese company SoftBank.
is a Japanese diesel engine manufacturer founded in Osaka, Japan in 1912.
Ymobile Corporation (ワイモバイル株式会社), stylized Y!mobile, is a subsidiary of Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank Group Corporation that provides mobile telecommunications and ADSL services.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup (formerly known as the FIBA Asia Championship) was the 29th continental basketball championship in Asia.
3G, short for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.
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