GO
Loading...

Sony Corp

More

  • Feb 26- Splunk Inc forecast full-year revenue above analysts' expectations as businesses increasingly turn to data analytics to secure their networks from a surge in highly sophisticated cyber attacks. "Cybersecurity has been a huge tailwind for Splunk, and that's really put a lot of fuel in their growth engine," FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives told...

  • Feb 26- Splunk Inc forecast full-year revenue above analysts' expectations as businesses increasingly turn to data analytics to secure their networks from a surge in highly sophisticated cyber attacks. Splunk said it added 600 business customers in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, taking its total customer count to 9,000.. Splunk forecast revenue of about...

  • SEOUL, Feb 26- Samsung Electronics will freeze wages in 2015 for employees in South Korea for the first time in six years, after the world's biggest smartphone maker saw profits fall in the face of rising competition. The cost-cutting move is the latest by Samsung Electronics, which in January reported its first annual profit decline since 2011, as it lost market...

  • Feb 25- Chinese computer and smartphone firm Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called "Superfish" pre-installed on its laptops. Lenovo said attackers breached the domain name system associated with Lenovo and redirected visitors to...

  • Feb 25- China's Lenovo Group Ltd website was hacked, the company said on Wednesday, days after the U.S. government advised Lenovo customers to remove a pre-installed virus-like software, "Superfish", on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to attacks. "The domain name service server hosting Lenovo's website was hacked. We'll update as soon as possible, "...

  • Feb 25- Workday Inc reported a better-than-expected 60 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by strong subscription growth for its web-based human resources software, particularly in Germany and Japan. Workday, whose rivals include SAP SE and Oracle Corp, said subscription revenue rose 64.3 pct to $181.9 million in the quarter. Net loss attributable to...

  • Motorola aims new phone at first-time smartphone buyers Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Motorola is updating its low-cost smartphone, the Moto E, as it targets first-time smartphone buyers worldwide. The 4 G model will cost $150 in the U.S., while the 3 G will go for $120, both without contract requirements. Motorola, which Lenovo Group bought from Google Inc. in October, has been trying to set itself apart from other phone makers by selling...

  • New film chief at Sony is positive: Motley Fool  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:32 PM ET

    Jason Moser, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, discusses news that Tom Rothman will succeed Amy Pascal as the new chairman of Sony Pictures group.

  • Rothman was known for financial discipline when he co-led Fox Filmed Entertainment from 2000-2012. In 2013, he became chairman of TriStar Productions, a joint film and television venture with Sony, and has pulled together a slate of films with directors like Jodie Foster and stars George Clooney and Meryl Streep. While the Sony studio came under pressure a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 24- Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday named long-time industry executive Tom Rothman as chairman of its motion picture group after Amy Pascal leaves the post in the wake of embarrassing emails. Rothman, 60, has been chairman of TriStar Productions, a joint film and television venture with Sony, since 2013. He previously was at Fox Filmed...

  • Rothman replaces Pascal as film chief at Sony Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Former 20th Century Fox chief Tom Rothman has been named chairman of Sony's Motion Picture Group, replacing Amy Pascal as studio head and effectively concluding Sony's shake-up following the damaging hacking scandal. Since late 2013, Rothman has been running the rejuvenated TriStar Productions at Sony. Rothman will oversee Sony's Motion Picture...

  • Meet Facebook's new virtual reality competitor Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    An image from Valve Software's Team Fortress 2

    Valve Software, creator of the industry's largest PC game digital distribution platform, will unveil new virtual reality hardware.

  • The 7 habits of highly adaptable companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    Pressmen operate a newspaper press in this circa 1940 photo.

    The Marlin Company is a century-old printer. How did it survive the digital era and become a technology company? CEO Frank Kenna explains.

  • A pedestrian looks at graphs of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, top left, and the exchange rate of the yen against the U.S. dollar, top right, outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Jan. 16, 2015.

    Asian markets mostly rose on the first trading day of the Year of the Sheep, buoyed by a bailout deal between Greece and the euro zone last week.

  • 'Birdman' leap makes Fox Searchlight shine at Oscars Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:02 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Fox Searchlight, the arthouse film division of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday with eight awards including the coveted best picture prize for its absurd comedy-drama "Birdman." The studio also scored with offbeat winner " The Grand Budapest Hotel," which took home four trophies in technical categories.

  • "There was a pent-up demand and excitement for' Fifty Shades of Grey' last weekend, so this was its destiny after it broke the box-office record for the biggest opening in February and didn't have the added bonus of a holiday weekend," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box office firm Rentrak. Fox's "Kingsman" nabbed $17.5 million, while Paramount's "...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japan Display Inc is considering building a plant to supply smartphone screens for Apple Inc and is negotiating with the U.S. company for investment in the project, a person familiar with the situation said on Friday. Global iPhone sales, notably in China, have surged to make Apple the most profitable company in history. Japan Display wants Apple to...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japan Display Inc is considering building a plant to supply smartphone screens for Apple Inc, which may shoulder much of the 200 billion yen investment, Japanese media said on Friday. Japan Display, formed in a government-backed deal in 2012 from the ailing display units of Sony Corp, Toshiba Corp and Hitachi Ltd, has endured a rocky spell since its...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Activist investor Daniel Loeb said Fanuc Corp's plan to boost investments was not enough to fix its "blatant capital inefficiency", stepping up calls for the Japanese industrial robot maker to reward shareholders through major buybacks. Loeb, whose hedge fund Third Point holds an undisclosed stake in Fanuc, told Reuters by email the plan to double...

  • Guess how much for NYC's most expensive listing Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    550 Madison Avenue, New York

    The former Sony building at 550 Madison Ave. is going condo, and the penthouse is being listed for really BIG bucks, the New York Daily News reports.