Are you ready for your replacement? Within 30 years, artificial intelligence will be smarter than the human brain. That is according to Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp, who says that supersmart robots will outnumber humans and more than a trillion objects will be connected to the internet within three decades. These beliefs underpin the

wave of large and surprising deals the Japanese internet and telecommunications giant has pulled off in the past year, he said on Monday. These include starting a $100 billion technology-investment fund with a Saudi sovereign-wealth fund, buying British microprocessor designer ARM Holdings PLC for $32 billion and acquiring U.S. asset manager Fortress Investment Group PLC for $3.3 billion. READ MORE