**FILE** A man looks at an iPad mini at an electronics store in Tokyo on Jan. 31, 2013. Japanese phone company Softbank, owned by billionaire Masayoshi Son said its net profit more than doubled in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, helped by strong sales of Apple's iPhone and iPads. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A man looks at an iPad mini at an electronics store in Tokyo on Jan. 31, 2013. Japanese phone company Softbank, owned by billionaire Masayoshi Son said its net profit more than doubled in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, helped by strong sales of Apple's iPhone and iPads. (Associated Press)