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Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive of SoftBank Group. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group reported a near-total wipeout in quarterly profit on Wednesday, after the Japanese technology investor was whiplashed for a second cons(...)

Photograph: Kate Munsch/Reuters

Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s new chief executive, knows what it’s like to lead a company out of trouble. His former employer, General Growth Properties(...)

CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos. Photograph:  Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images

Forensic experts hired by Jeff Bezos have concluded with “medium to high confidence” that a WhatsApp account used by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin S(...)

Yusaku Maezawa is due to fly around the moon in 2023 as the first private passenger with Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa’s search for a girlfriend to join him on a voyage around the moon will be the subject of a new documentary program(...)

Rocket man: Yusaku Maezawa wants a partner for his Big Falcon Rocket trip. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

A Japanese billionaire is looking for a “special woman” to join him on Elon Musk’s mission around the moon. Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of Zozo, Japa(...)

Investors holding stock worth more than 80 per cent of Just Eat had accepted Takeaway.com’s all-share offer, which had been raised in late December in response to a sweetened counterbid from Naspers’ international dealmaking unit, Prosus.

Takeaway. com has beaten Naspers in its months-long battle for Just Eat, after winning the backing of shareholders in the London-based food ordering p(...)

Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group’s talks to secure $3 billion (€2.7bn) from Japan’s three biggest banks have stalled as the lenders have hit internal lending limits to (...)

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has now sold more than 90 per cent of his shareholding at the time of the ride-hailing group’s initial public offering in May. Photograph: iStock

Travis Kalanick has sold the majority of his stake in Uber, liquidating more than $2.5 billion (€2.26 billion) worth of stock in less than two months.(...)

An employee monitoring trading prices for Saudi Aramco stock on Wednesday. Photograph: Faisal Al Nasser/Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco shares surged after its initial public offering, valuing the oil producer at a record $1.88 trillion (€1.69 trillion) and lifting Saudi A(...)

SoftBank is bankrolling a near-$10 billion rescue package in an attempt to stabilise the company’s finances.

WeWork’s new chairman Marcelo Claure ripped up the company’s old business model in a staff presentation on Friday and promised that the lossmaking pro(...)

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