The Economist - Business
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“I HAVENT accomplished anything I can be proud of in my 60 years on Earth,” Masayoshi Son, the boss of SoftBank, a Japanese telecoms group, recently confided. Now he has enough money to make a dent in the universe: on May 20th SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), along with smaller investors including Apple and Sharp, launched the world’s largest technology-investment fund, worth nearly $100bn. How will Mr Son and his team deploy these riches? He has a vision to match his vehicle. Within 30 years, he predicts, the world will be populated by billions of robots, many of them more intelligent than humans. Several of SoftBank’s recent acquisitions, most of which are expected to be part of the fund’s portfolio, should be seen in this light. ARM, a British chip firm acquired for a whopping $32bn last year, will design the brains for the robots. OneWeb, a satellite startup in which SoftBank acquired a 40% stake for $1bn in December, will connect them. Nvidia,... Continue reading
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The Herald - Business
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INEOS, which runs the Grangemouth refinery, has said it expects to be a major player in the North Sea for decades after announcing a bumper acquisition that will give it a significant presence West of Shetland.
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Weapons, medical supplies could have ended up with Isis, Amnesty report warns
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Weapons, medical supplies could have ended up with Isis, Amnesty report warns
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Weapons, medical supplies could have ended up with Isis, Amnesty report warns
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Weapons could have ended up with Isis, Amnesty report warns
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Labour is announcing plans to create a £1bn Cultural Capital Fund to invest in the arts and will also warn against the UK's creative industries being "shackled by Brexit".
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Daily Mail - Football
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By the end of last season, United had collected £870.3m in prize payments. They are expected to collect about £144m this season - for finishing in sixth place - to take their total to £1bn.
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