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Apple iPhone hits Japan with Softbank

The iPhone is once again off to pastures new – this time, the challenging market that is Japan, with Softbank as it chosen operator. The press release was somewhat on the brief side and went a little like this: “SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. today announced it has signed an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone […]

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China Mobile, Softbank, Voda team on widgets

Vodafone has decided to team up with China Mobile and Japanese operator Softbank – formerly Vodafone’s Japanese arm – to create a new lab charged with developing new tech, services and applications. Unsuprisingly, it’s web based services that will receive the bulk of the attention, including widgets that should be compatible with any handset or […]

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DoCoMo tries to get Softbank to ditch handset

Japanese mobile giant DoCoMo has filed a complaint against competitor Softbank, with DoCoMo alleging that one of its rival’s handsets bears a little too much of a resemblance to one of its own devices, the Financial Times says. According to the paper, DoCoMo is trying to get the disputed device withdrawn from sale, after the […]