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4 hrs ago | The Escapist

Is The Bioshock Movie Part of Sony's Games-To-Films Slate?

It's been a rough few years for Sony Pictures, with many industry observers noting that the studio's bottom line has become increasingly overdependent on the continued viability of the Spider-Man franchise.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Pandora Doesn't Want to Pay for Music Made Before 1972

Recording companies including Sony , Comcast -owned Universal, Time Warner's Warner Music, Capitol Records, and the independent label ABKCO filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan against the popular online radio service Pandora over recordings made before 1972, which aren't protected under the same copyright laws as recordings ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Sys-Con Media

Playstation4 (PS4) Sales Surpass 7.0 Million Units Worldwide

PS4 Furthers Global Momentum as Gamers Embrace Its Breakthrough Gameplay and Innovative Sharing Capabilities Tokyo, Apr 18, 2014 - - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. today announced that the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 7.0 million units globally as of April 6, 2014 , demonstrating the rapid ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computers, Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, MLB, SCEA, GALAK-Z, 17 Bit

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Buzz Stocks: Yahoo! Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Post Holdings Inc, and Sony Corp

Futures are pointed lower ahead of the bell, as investors process a glut of earnings data from a number of blue-chip names.

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Related Topix: Citizen Sports, Startups, Yahoo!, Amazon, Electronics, Financial Markets, Sony

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Sony Sells Stake in Video Game Maker for $150 Million

Despite the sale of Square Enix stock, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is expected to announce a big annual loss next month The sale of its share in Square Enix is part of the financial restructuring Sony is undergoing as it struggles to get its accounts back into the black.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Square Enix, Video Games, Business News

Bloomberg

Sony Struggles to Meet Demand for PlayStation4

Five months after the release of the PlayStation 4, Sony Corp. is still struggling to keep up with demand.

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Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Freshnews

Rentrak Announces Top Ten Movies on Demand Titles for Week Ending April 6, 2014

Rentrak , the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand titles based on consumer transaction rate.

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Related Topix: Media, Marvel Entertainment, Walt Disney, Television, Publishing, News Corporation, Retail, Rentrak, Electronics, Sony

New York Post

Stringer taking position on Time Inc. board: source

Sir Howard Stringer, the former Sony chairman, has agreed to accept a place on the Time Inc. board, said a source close to the situation.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Warner Music Group, Media, Time Warner, Music

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Sony and Hydro-Quebec Announce the Establishment of a Joint Venture...

Tokyo, Apr 16, 2014 - - Sony Corporation and Hydro-Quebec today announced that they have agreed to establish a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

CIO

Sony Rated Top Brand in U.S. for 7th Year in a Row

Sony was ranked the best brand in the United States for the seventh year in a row, Harris Interactive said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Hewlett Packard, Computers

CIO

Sony Apology for Battery Recalls: More Than Just a Bow

When Sony met Tokyo reporters last month to finally explain the battery debacle that kept the company in the headlines for more than two months it raised eyebrows not for what it said but for what it did, or rather didn't do.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony

Sys-Con Media

Wynn Las Vegas to Play Leading Role as Primary Location in Sony...

Wynn Las Vegas boasts a multitude of stunning environments never before seen on the big screen.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Electronics, Sony, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Seeking Alpha

Highpower Technology's Bearish (Then Bullish) Two-Day Seesaw

On Monday rechargeable battery manufacturer Highpower Technology , announced a 1 million share private placement at $5.05 raised $5.05 million.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony

Fri Apr 11, 2014

TrustedReviews

Sony issues battery fire risk warnings for Vaio laptop

Sony has issued battery fire risks for its latest range of Sony Vaio laptops, including the Sony Vaio Fit.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Electronics, Sony

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The Secret Is Out: 'The Last of Us' Is Coming to PlayStation 4

After much speculation, Sony has confirmed that The Last of Us will be coming to PlayStation 4 this summer.

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Related Topix: SCEI, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, PlayStation 4, SCEE, SCEA, Video Games, Uncharted, The, Deep Silver, PS3

Wed Apr 09, 2014

New York Business.com

Time Inc. seen asking ex-Sony CEO to join board

Time Inc., the magazine publisher that will be spun off as a separate company by the end of June, asked Howard Stringer to become a board member, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Journalism, Time Warner, Media, Computers

Light Reading

Video Vendors Bet Big on 4K in Vegas

NAB Show 2014 -- In case there were any doubt, 4K Ultra HD video will soon be coming to a TV set, tablet, smartphone, camera, and/or other video-enabled device near you.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Cisco, Electronics, Sony, Startups, Cisco Systems, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Music

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Can Sony and Microsoft Make Multiplayer More Tolerable?

Microsoft announced in March that it had some simple - though major - changes planned for the online multiplayer experience on Xbox Live .

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Advanced-television.com

NAB 2014 - Rohde & Schwarz DVS and Sony present XAVC/XDCAM end-to-end workflow

Rohde & Schwarz DVS is supporting the XAVC format and workflow. At NAB 2014, VENICE, the ingest and production server for studio environments from Rohde & Schwarz DVS, will be demonstrated at the Sony booth.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

SciFi Japan

Sony Provides New Details for "Toho Godzilla Collection" Blu-rays

Sony answers fan questions about their "Toho Godzilla Collection". Images courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

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Related Topix: Media, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Electronics, Sony

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