TECH
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:58 AM
Softbank adds Fortress Investment to growing empire
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, then U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, left, accompanied by SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, speaks to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York. The $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese telecommunications, internet and solar energy giant, of Fortress Investment Group marks tycoon Masayoshi Son’s latest step in building a technology investment empire, Son said Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Son promised to Trump to invest $50 billion in U.S. startups to create 50,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)