SoftBank shares fall as it doubles down on WeWork

FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Corp placard is prepared during a ceremony to mark the company’s debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) – Shares of SoftBank Group Corp fell 2% in early trade on Wednesday...

SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork: sources

(Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) has agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over WeWork, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and paying off its co-founder Adam Neumann to relinquish control, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....

To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small

TOKYO (Reuters) – As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more...