Softbank Founder Has 300-Year Plan in Pursuit of Sprint Nextel

Softbank Founder Has 300-Year Plan in Pursuit of Sprint Nextel

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Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of Softbank Corp., speaks during the unveiling of the company's new mobile phone series in Tokyo, Japan, on May 29, 2012. Son’s ambitions have made him Japan’s second-richest man, with a fortune estimated at $9.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.