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Softbank is now more of a VC than a telco group

Back in 2016 when Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son announced plans for the $100 billion Vision Fund it looks like a ludicrous plan, but with such incredible growth perhaps we should ask whether Son has been missing his calling for decades.

Apple shares fall 5% on weak forecast

With Apple pointing the finger at fluctuating currency, poor performance in emerging markets and supply issues, its busiest quarter might not be as busy as investors had hoped.

Chip division continues to carry Samsung

Samsung has released its quarterly numbers, and while it is an improvement on the last quarter, the business is seemingly being propped up by a surging semiconductor unit.

Q3 validates O2 indifference towards convergence

Telefonica’s UK business O2 has continued a strong 2018 performance with a 7.9% increase in revenues in the third quarter, while it greedily captured an additional 120,000 subscribers.

Profits down but prospects up at TalkTalk

TalkTalk has unveiled its full year results and while profits are down, restructuring costs have hit the spreadsheets and the dividend has been cut, so prospects aren’t looking too bad for the group.

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