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Q: What does Softbank revealed as Nasdaq 'whale' mean?
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A "whale", in gambling slang, is a gambler who makes massively expensive bets, whether they win or lose.

SoftBank has been betting large amounts of money that the price of tech companies will rise. Because they bet so much money, people tried to buy the stock in order to make money, and therefore the price rose.

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Q: Softbank's effort for consolidation between T-Mobile and Sprint finally paid off when Softbank's share increased nearly 12%. does this sound natural?
A: Share does not increase, the share value or price does. The common phrase is that a share goes up or down ( as the value is often shown as a graph).
Q: Softbank mobile users couldn't make or take phone calls some parts of/in Japan yesterday. But internet was fine. does this sound natural?
A: SoftBank mobile users couldn’t make or take phone calls in some parts of Japan yesterday. But internet was fine. 🙂
Q: Softbank; the Japanese giant tech company that provides mobile phone service, their connection crashed around 1:30 pm in wide areas in Japan. At the same time, two UK company’s system also died. It could be a coincidence, but many people guessed that their systems were attacked by hackers. Thinking about how widely they were damaged, the hackers didn’t seem to be independent individuals. They seemed to like an organized syndicate. does this sound natural?
A: ‎Softbank, a giant Japanese tech company that provides mobile phone services, experienced widespread connection failures at around 1:30pm today.

At the same time, two UK companies' systems also died.

It may be a coincidence, but many people guessed that their systems were attacked by hackers.

Thinking about how widely they were damaged, the hackers didn’t seem to be independent individuals.

They resembled an organized syndicate.
Q: Softbank is the name of the company where I bought my phone!
Which telephone company is famous in your country? does this sound natural?
A: "Famous" works well enough in the second sentence, but I think "popular" would sound more natural.
Q: We need to go to Softbank tomorrow to cancel our contract for its phone line. does this sound natural?
A: "We need to go to Softbank tomorrow to cancel the contract for our phone line".

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