SOFTBANK'S Yahoo Japan, one of Japan's top Internet firms, confirmed it is in talks to merge with Line Corp in a US$27 billion union to bring the messaging-app operator under the SoftBank umbrella...

[TOKYO] SoftBank's Yahoo Japan, one of Japan's top Internet firms, confirmed it is in talks to merge with Line Corp, a US$27 billion union that would bring the messaging app operator under the...

[TAIPEI] The instant-messenging company has been marching towards irrelevance since its dual Tokyo and New York initial public offerings three years ago, with management failing to navigate any...

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WHEN a quartet of the world's top football teams comes to town, it's almost certain that the fans will turn up en masse for the rare opportunity to watch their favourite players in the flesh.

[BANGKOK] Thais like to bargain hard online for clothes, food and even iPhones, a trend that Japan's Line Corp. is tapping to remain the dominant messaging service in the country.

[TOKYO] Tencent Holdings and Japanese chat app operator Line Corp will tie up to offer mobile payment services for small Japanese retailers aiming to attract business from Chinese tourists, the...

[TOKYO] Software engineer Carlos Perez Gutierrez was in the enviable position of being able to choose between job offers. Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. wanted him for its hip San Francisco office...