SoftBank's Son to focus on investing to speed up major company shift
SoftBank Group Corp's CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday he plans to devote the bulk of his time to hunt for technology investments around the world, as part of a major shift in focus underway at the Japanese telecoms and tech group.
Though cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications seem to have taken the entire world by storm, there are few places where this new technology has been embraced like South Korea. In part, thanks to changing regulations within the country, the overwhelming sentiment seems to indicate that crypto will soon become fully integrated into everyday life in South Korea. But what is it that has made cryptocurrency take off in South Korea at such an unprecedented rate? By taking a closer look at overall trends and how they have impacted blockchain startups like Bezant, we also get greater insight into the success of… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has offered himself as a candidate for the post of PKR president at the next party elections, due later this year.
The PKR de facto leader said he made the decision after discussions with PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and other leaders as well as after taking into account the views of party members and in the interest of the party’s continuity.