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  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    TOKYO— Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony Corp. has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for. The stolid silence of Sony's Tokyo headquarters over the hoopla surrounding Sony...

  • Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 12:57 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Its Christmas Day release was canceled by Sony after threats of violence by hackers linked to North Korea. Sony released "The Interview" Wednesday on a variety of digital platforms— Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft's Xbox Video and a separate Sony website.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 24- Google Inc's decision to screen Sony Pictures' film "The Interview" may help legitimize its YouTube platform as a serious rival to paid video streaming services, Netflix and Amazon.com Inc. Sony Pictures made the controversial film available online on Wednesday, expanding distribution of a comedy that triggered a destructive...

  • Sony tries to save face with 'Interview' flip-flop Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 1:13 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Sony's flip-flop on releasing "The Interview" shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields. Although analysts don't believe the decision will have any effect on Sony's image, it will at least give the movie-going public a chance to vote with their wallets and send North Korea a...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    4. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 8. Toca Kitchen 2, Toca Boca AB. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • He said Sony also is continuing its efforts to release the film on more platforms and in more theaters. For Sony, the decision was the culmination of a gradual about-face: After initially saying it had no plans to release the movie, the company began softening its position after it was broadly criticized. Sony officials aren't commenting on whether the film will...

  • The technical case for shorting Netflix Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    A sign is posted in front of the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.

    Carter Worth says it's about to get even worse for shares of Netflix.

  • Xiaomi headquarters in Beijing, China

    Xiaomi is likely to be the biggest smartphone maker you've never heard of. Here's how it has come to challenge Apple and Samsung.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 19- Sony Pictures said on Friday it is looking for alternatives to release "The Interview" after it scrapped the Christmas Day theatrical opening of the screwball comedy at the center of a cyberattack on the studio blamed on North Korea. On Wednesday, Sony canceled the theatrical release of the film depicting the assassination of North Korean...

  • Cheer up Iron Man: Tesla top 2015 Wall Street pick Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk has lost more than $1 billion on his Tesla holdings alone in the last month, but he may be a lot happier next year, if analysts are right.

  • Dec 18- U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co plans to release its first feature film through video streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV in a marketing effort that raises the bar for sponsored content. In addition, GE will launch other videos to complement the film, such as interviews with Nas and a segment with former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey...

  • You won't believe these company perks Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Companies are rolling out a growing list of lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.

  • Dish adds Netflix app to some of its set-top boxes Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The satellite TV company Dish is making it easier to watch video from an online rival, Netflix. Dish said Wednesday that it is adding the Netflix app for U.S. customers who have its latest set-top boxes, its second-generation Hopper devices released in February 2013. TiVo also makes a device that combines regular TV channels with online video services,...

  • Midday Movers: Carnival, Chevron, Netflix & more Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 16- Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives last summer tried to meet with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers. Daniel Loeb, an investor who was pushing Sony to partially spin off its entertainment business, told Sony Corp of America...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    3. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 5. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Vice eyes 2015 ‘deal spree’ and IPO plans Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Shane Smith, Vice

    Vice Media is considering an IPO as well as a series of major strategic deals, reports Financial Times.

  • RBC's top Internet stock picks Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    RBC Capital Markets sees brighter times ahead for Internet stocks. Here are its top picks for 2015.

  • Unmasking Hollywood  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    A look at the massive hack attack at Sony and the nastiness it revealed, with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. It becomes a real business changer for a lot of people in Hollywood, says Auletta.

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...