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SoftBank's Son says company can lead in a connected future

CEO of Japanese telecom and internet giant point to 'key' acquisition of ARM

Masayoshi Son, founder and chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp.

TOKYO -- Masayoshi Son, the founder and chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp., on Wednesday said he would remain at the helm of his company for years to come.

Son wants to guide the decisions of a recently launched technology investment fund, which he says will drive the Japanese telecommunications and internet conglomerate to the forefront of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and the internet of things.

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