GO
Loading...

Sony Corp

More

  • Despite "Furious 7' s" continued dominance, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" did better than expected, pulling in a solid $24 million across 3,633 locations. However, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" could not match the $31.8 million debut of the first film in the Blart chronicles. With a modest $30 million production budget, the sequel will be profitable, Sony execs said.

  • Despite the blockbuster's continued dominance, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" did better than expected, pulling in a solid $24 million across 3,633 locations. However, "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" could not match the $31.8 million debut of the first film in the Blart chronicles. With a modest $30 million production budget, the sequel will be profitable, Sony execs said.

  • 'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak on Sunday. "The film has set a new standard for the potential for box-office in the pre-summer month of April and has truly become part of movie...

  • April 17- U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co has agreed to buy Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC, in a deal that values the network security company at $1.9 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Raytheon will combine Websense with its own cybersecurity operations and have an 80 percent stake in the combined...

  • At a Glance: Internet TV options Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    Next-day access to shows for $2 or $3 an episode. Live offering: Local stations in 14 markets with CBS- owned stations. Monthly price: Starts at $20.

  • Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 7:59 AM ET

    Verizon said Friday that it would let customers pick groups of channels that interest them, a plan that is separate from the traditional bundle that has been offered to customers for years. More and more people, fed up with large cable bundles with dozens of channels they don't watch and hate to pay for, are signing up for cheaper streaming services like Netflix.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 16- Sony Corp's Sony Pictures Entertainment objected to the online release by WikiLeaks on Thursday of a searchable database of more than 30,000 documents that were obtained by hackers in a massive cyber attack last year. "The cyber-attack on Sony Pictures was a malicious criminal act, and we strongly condemn the indexing of stolen employee...

  • NEW YORK— Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks on Thursday put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment into a searchable online archive. The website founded by Julian Assange said that its database includes more than 170,000 emails from...

  • Crisis-hit Sony studio sends for rewrite Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Kazuo Hirai, left, and Michael Lynton shake hands during a news conference in Tokyo.

    Sony Pictures has adopted a more cost-conscious approach since being hacked, the FT reports.

  • 6% of US adults plan to buy Apple Watch: Poll Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:04 PM ET
    Apple Watch

    About 6 percent of U.S. adults plan to buy Apple's smartwatch according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- About 6 percent of U.S. adults plan to buy Apple Inc's smartwatch according to a Reuters/ Ipsos poll, with men twice as likely as women to purchase Apple boss Tim Cook's first new major product. Ipsos polled 1,829 U.S. adults online between April 8 and 14 about the watch, which opened for preorders last week. Wall Street estimates had varied...

  • Asian shares mixed in choppy trade after China GDP Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:10 AM ET

    Asian stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.

  • Think only big companies get hacked? Wrong Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:14 PM ET
    Hacking hacker cyber security

    Many small and midsize companies aren't ready for a hack attack. And yet, they account for more than 30% of attacks.

  • TOKYO, April 14- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Tuesday as investors preferred to pull back a little after the recent rally as they prepared for the looming earnings season. The broader Topix posted small gains despite overnight weakness on Wall Street, however, underpinned by hopes of earnings growth and expectations the economy will pick up...

  • Earnings: Here's what no one is talking about Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:56 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's what could give a lot of companies a boost this earnings season, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • April 13- Apple Inc is likely to quickly ramp up production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply, analysts said on Monday. But Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said this may not happen this time because of the supply issue. For comparison, about 720,000 Android-powered smartwatches offered by companies including Samsung...

  • April 13- Apple Inc is likely to quickly ramp production of the Apple Watch after strong pre-orders outstripped limited supply in the first weekend following its launch, some Wall Street analysts said. "Based on our observations and media reports, launch day supply was largely sold out within the first 10 to 30 minutes depending on model," Piper Jaffray analyst...

  • 'Furious 7' burns box office rubber, sets record Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Scene from the Fast and the Furious

    "Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.

  • NEW YORK— The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. In second was the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home," which pulled in $19 million in its third week of release.

  • *Some models backlogged through June. SAN FRANCISCO/ PARIS, April 10- Customers preordering Apple Inc's smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, an early sign of strong demand for company chief Tim Cook's first new major product. Without knowing how many watches consumers have ordered, Wall Street analysts said it was too early to...