Japanese authorities have accused a former SoftBank employee of stealing company secrets on 5G mobile technology and giving them to rival Rakuten Mobile. SoftBank, the Japanese tech conglomerate, operates a telecommunications network in a market that has been disrupted by the entry of a Rakuten, an e-commerce company which last year started Japan’s fourth network. Network carriers are...
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