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  • Box Office Top 20: 'Furious 7' nears $300 million Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:40 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Newcomers "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" and "Unfriended" were still no match for "Furious 7" in its third week in release. Despite lackluster reviews, Sony's "Paul Blart" sequel opened stronger than expected with $23.8 million on a $30 million budget, while Universal and Blumhouse's micro-budget horror film "Unfriended" well surpassed its $1 million production...

  • *Raytheon to pay about $1.6 bln, including debt. April 20- U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co is buying network security provider Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC in a $1.9 billion deal, the latest in the fast-growing cybersecurity market. "We're seeing an exponential increase in the number of attacks by ultra-sophisticated attackers,"...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminum frame and a 5.2- inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan around the middle of the year, though it did not provide a launch date, details on carrier...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2- inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan from the summer, though it did not provided details on launch dates, carrier partners or price.

  • 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...

  • Phones top computers in cyberwars: FireEye Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    File photo: Participants at a hacking conference in Germany

    In the cyberwar against hackers, your phone could be safer than your computer, FireEye's Kevin Mandia tells CNBC.

  • 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.

  • People have photos taken with a replica of the famous Wall Street bronze bull on the Bund in Shanghai.

    Asian equities traded mixed on Friday after a soft finish on Wall Street, but China's Shanghai Composite index outperformed with a new multi-year high.

  • 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...

  • WikiLeaks creates archive of hacked Sony docs Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    A sign outside Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City, Calif., December 19, 2014.

    WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's Sony hack into a searchable online archive.

  • 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.