A peek at SoftBank's strategic secrets in Masayoshi Son's own words. All 303513 of them

How to make sense of it all? Son uses earnings briefings to explain his evolving vision. Further Reading: SoftBank's Son to focus on investing to speed up major company shift. Son has sharply increased his references to artificial intelligence in recent months, proclaiming that it will redefine every industry and create many new ones. Now, Son is increasingly turning to the topics as a unifying theme for his wide-ranging deals. Pepper, SoftBank's humanoid robot, shared the stage with Son in 2015, but has faded in prominence since then. Son couldn't stop talking about Sprint in the years when he was struggling to turn around the money-losing US carrier he agreed to buy in 2012. Son likes to talk about creating a company that can last 300 years. Read more