Tech What is Softbank? Add to ... Reuters Published Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 6:54AM EDT Last updated Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 6:54AM EDT The facts and figures behind Softbank, the Japanese company that's making a $12.8-billion (U.S.) bid for Sprint Nextel. Watch More Video: ATM celebrates its 50th anniversary Virus hits European computer servers Softwood lumber tariffs ‘consistent’ with U.S. approach: Trudeau Ex-pharma CEO Shkreli on trial for securities fraud Carrick Talks Money: What is the best travel reward program? Boom's supersonic prototype prepares for 2018 test flight Sears Canada: The retailer's rise and decline Money Monitor: A look at digital currencies beyond bitcoin How oil sands technology has changed in 50 years Uber CEO and co-founder Kalanick quits China gets green light for MSCI Emerging Markets Index Chinese suppliers race to order U.S. beef Boeing to test self-flying planes Amazon enters grocery wars with Whole Foods deal Anbang says chairman has stepped aside, after report of arrest Uber director resigns following comment about women Carrick Talks Money: The unforgivable money mistake Canadians make Uber board adopts all recommendations from investigation Opinion: Alberta should be more like Mexico and hedge on oil Money Monitor: Choosing between bonds and GICs Comments Share via email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on LinkedIn Print More Related to this Story Streetwise Streetwise Video: How are Canadian homes valued? Media Video: Are you ready for Lockout Night In Canada?