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  • U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Tuesday, as fears that China's central bank will not provide stimulus to boost its economy saw the Shanghai Composite fall to a one-week low.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Sony Proposals 'A Little Bit Rich': Pro

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC that Sony's polite answer to proposals to spin off its entertainment arm would be 'thanks but no thanks'.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Seeks to Break Up Sony

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on that Third Point's CEO has acquired the largest stake in Sony and could be looking into breaking up the company into three separate pieces.

  • American hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb, known for starting big fights, has called for a breakup of Sony. The New York Times reports.

  • Most Asian stock markets closed in positive territory on Monday with a weaker yen propelling Japan's benchmark Nikkei index to a fresh five-and-a-half-year peak, while the Shanghai Composite pared losses following a raft of lower-than-expected economic data from the mainland.

  • Don't Rule Sony Out: Pro

    Jay Nelson, Senior Editor of Success Stories: Japan Executive Newsletter, says with the PlayStation 4 and new smartphones being rolled out, Sony isn't dead yet.

  • Sony's First Annual Profit in 5 Years

    Sony is posting its first annual profit in five years. Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research Inc, weighs in.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Helped by rising stock prices and the weakening yen, Sony posted a net profit of 43 billion yen crawling back into the black for the first time in five years. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono has more.

  • Can Sony Come Back?

    Uwe Parpart, managing director and head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, explains that Sony needs to increase its market share in the smartphone business and why Rakuten is "doing very well".

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    Sony said it expects operating profit to hold steady in the year to next March after rising to its highest in five years last year.

  • A customer shops for a video game to purchase.

    Electronic Arts surprised the Street with impressive guidance. The video game industry could get a boost from the next generation of consoles.

  • CEO of Electronic Arts (EA Sports) John Riccitiello

    Electronic Arts reported earnings that fell short of analyst expectations but revenue and its outlook topped forecasts.

  • Robert Downey Jr. rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange as Iron Man 3 debuts in New York City.

    The future of Marvel Studios' flagship franchise is in the hands of a man with no other special powers than his ability to rebound from Hollywood pariah to hottest star on the planet.

  • Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer speaks during the Microsoft Xbox press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles.

    On Wednesday, Microsoft confirmed the worst-kept secret in the video game world: It plans to unveil its next generation console on May 21.

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    Apple, which has just reported its first quarterly profits decline in a decade, is headed the same way as Japan's Sony which fell out of favor with consumers 20 years ago, says one commentator who expects Apple shares to fall 20 percent.

  • The iPod is a classic example of the lesson that "cheaper, faster, better" has its limits as an innovation mantra.

  • A customer shops for a video game to purchase.

    Sales in March were down 10 percent compared to the same time last year, according to data from research firm NPD Group.

  • Sony hopes getting social with its 31 million fans on Facebook and 1.7 million Twitter followers before the November launch of Playstation 4 will build a buzz.