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News on Sony (Ticker: SNE) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Sony Impairment Charge Does Not Affect Turnaround Thesis

Today, I awoke to the news of Sony taking a major impairment charge in its Mobile Communications segment. The company announced that it would record an impairment charge of approximately 180 billion that would eliminate the entire amount of goodwill in the MC segment as well as widen the forecasted loss for FY15 to 230 billion .

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6 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Stock Futures Post Mild Advance; Sony Crumbles, U.S. Steel Soars

Dow futures climbed 17 points above fair market value. S&P 500 futures improved from flat trade to a 3.4-point gain.

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Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Electronics, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Video Games, Sony, Software, Music

7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why Sony (SNE) Stock Is Slumping Today

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Markets, Business News

11 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Sony quadruples forecast loss for financial year

PlayStation maker Sony has quadrupled the amount of money it expects to lose this financial year in a profit warning it blamed on smartphones. Sony described it as "the impairment of goodwill in the mobile communications segment", which means it had another look at its Xperia smartphones business and found it in even worse shape than it thought it was in.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Insider Monkey

Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s New iPhone 6 Is Going to be the Game Changer

With all the new products that Apple Inc. has released recently, it is the new iPhone that is going to bring the company back to its past position of prominence and even more. In an interview on CNBC , senior editor of CNET.com, Dan Ackerman voiced his enthusiasm for the new device.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Electronics, Sony, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

JD Supra

By "Any Manner" Of Means: Securing Cyber-Crime Coverage After Zurich v. Sony

Much has been written about the New York Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Zurich American Insurance Co. v. Sony Corp. , Index.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Prison, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

United States : Sony Unveils PXW-X200 XDCAM Solid State Memory Camcorder [TendersInfo (India)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sony today unveiled a new addition to its XDCAM range of solid state memory camcorders, the PXW-X200. The new camcorder is a successor to Sony s PMW-200, which has been well received by many videographers and broadcasters due to the outstanding image quality offered by its 1/2 inch-type 3CMOS sensor and MPEG HD422 recording capability.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

What To Make Of The Class-Action Lawsuit Against Disney

Disney has enjoyed immense success in 2014, so Monday's announcement was sort of a killjoy after shares breached the $90 watermark. Emailed communications show that Disney's animation studios have at least discussed the idea of non-solicitation agreements with competitors.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, Pixar, Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony

Seeking Alpha

How Much Value Can Apple Watch Create?

With its ambitious series of announcements earlier this week, Apple finally proved to the investment community that innovation is back after a three-year gap. The company introduced new products starting with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as a long-rumored mobile payment system.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Sony: 'No Good Deed' Trying To Set The Table For Studio's Fall Slate

Sony's summer slate at the box office took a hit early on when 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' under-performed. Luckily the studio was able to rebound thanks to the success of adult comedies '22 Jump Street' and 'Think Like A Man Too'.

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Related Topix: Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Electronics, Arista Records, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony, Music

Sys-Con Media

Teradek Announces Collaboration with Sony on Integration of Products at the 2014 IBC

Teradek, a manufacturer of professional wireless video products, today announced collaboration with Sony Corporation to integrate Sony's wireless camera adapter with Teradek's T-Rax and Slice H.264 decoders. The integration offers broadcasters a powerful point-to-point MPEG-2 solution for HD live video transmission from the field to TV stations or ENG trucks.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Music

Business Wire

Teradek Announces Collaboration with Sony on Integration of Products at the 2014 IBC

Teradek decoders will be integrated with Sony's wireless camera adapter for low latency, high definition, point-to-point video transmission over the Internet )--Teradek, a manufacturer of professional wireless video products, today announced collaboration with Sony Corporation to integrate Sony's wireless camera adapter with Teradek's T-Rax and Slice H.264 decoders. The integration offers broadcasters a powerful point-to-point MPEG-2 solution for HD live video transmission from the field to TV stations or ENG trucks.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Music

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Excited About Apple Pay? Skip Apple And Buy NXP Semiconductors Instead

Despite trading at only 14x forward earnings, NXP is expected to grow its earnings at more than 20% per year over the coming five years. However, investors need to recognize that this is a highly levered company in a cyclical industry and the stock's high beta reflects this elevated level of risk.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

TheStreet.com

Why Sony (SNE) Stock Is Gaining Today

TheStreet Ratings team rates SONY CORP as a Hold with a ratings score of C. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate SONY CORP a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks.

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Related Topix: TheStreet, Financial Markets

Benzinga

#PreMarket Primer: Thursday, September 11: Obama Pledges To Combat ISIS Until Threat Is Eliminated

In an effort to combat extremist Islamic militants who have overtaken much of northern Iraq, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that more Iraqi airstrikes were on their way. He also said that the U.S. military campaign would advance into Syria, where ISIS members are crossing the border to a nearby military base.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Electronics, Sony, Viacom, Media

Barron's

Sony Rising: Cloud TV Tie-Ups; Smartphone Writedown Priced In

Shares of Sony Corp. jumped 2.8% in Tokyo today trading at 2105 yen after U.S. media company Viacom agreed to provide 22 of its networks for Sony's upcoming cloud-based TV service . The deal was the first time Viacom has made its shows available to a web-based service.

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SciFi Japan

New Sony "Toho Godzilla Collection" Blu-rays Now on Sale

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has released a trailer for their new "Toho Godzilla Collection" Blu-ray sets, now available from retailers nationwide. The SRPs for these discs are $19.99 each.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Advanced-television.com

Viacom, Sony OTT deal

Viacom and Sony have confirmed what is described as a "landmark" agreement for Sony's forthcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks at launch. The deal marks Viacom's first-ever agreement to provide its networks for an Internet-based live TV and video on demand service.

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Related Topix: Viacom, Media, Electronics, Sony, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Viacom, Electronics, Sony, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Honda HondaJet, Honda Aircraft, ZuluTrade, HIV/AIDS, Health

Barron's

Sony Is An Easy Fix, Jefferies Says Buy On New CFO

Sony Corp. is an easy fix, because it has a low-hanging fruit - an out-of-control spending habit. Sony spent $22.5 billion a year in items such as sales and marketing.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

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