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Sony Interactive acquires 'Marvel's Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games
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Sony Interactive acquires 'Marvel's Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games

Founded in 1994, Insomniac Games has worked with Sony for more than 20 years since the first PlayStation

Sony announces first-ever share buyback worth $910 million, stock recovers somewhat
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Sony announces first-ever share buyback worth $910 million, stock recovers somewhat

Sony had been struggling with losses as its consumer electronics business lost market share to rivals.

Apple's plans to go ahead with OLED displays in upcoming iPhones results in a drop in Japan Display share value
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Apple's plans to go ahead with OLED displays in upcoming iPhones results in a drop in Japan Display share value

Apple recently started planning new iPhone models and decided all three models would have organic light-emitting diode panels

Samsung seeks to narrow its gap with Sony in the global image sensor market
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Samsung seeks to narrow its gap with Sony in the global image sensor market

Sony and Samsung currently lead the global market for CMOS image sensors, with the Japanese rival holding a slight edge

Sony could see stock rise by 20 percent thanks to improved game console and camera chip sales
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Sony could see stock rise by 20 percent thanks to improved game console and camera chip sales

Powered by stronger sales of its camera chips for smartphones along with video game systems and software, Sony Corp's stock could rise by another 20 percent over the coming year, Barron's said on Sunday.

Sony forecasts best-ever annual profit by the end of 2017 sealing CEO Kazuo Hirai's overhaul success
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Sony forecasts best-ever annual profit by the end of 2017 sealing CEO Kazuo Hirai's overhaul success

Sony raised its operating profit forecast by 26 percent to $5.57 billion, citing strong sales of image sensors as well as high-end television sets.

Amazon, Apple join others in bidding for James Bond movie franchise distribution rights: Report
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Amazon, Apple join others in bidding for James Bond movie franchise distribution rights: Report

Amazon and Apple are willing to pay about the same amount for the rights as Warner Bros, The Hollywood Reporter magazine said, citing anonymous sources.

GoPro set to launch its flagship HERO6 as it plots return to adjusted profitability in 2017
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GoPro set to launch its flagship HERO6 as it plots return to adjusted profitability in 2017

GoPro forecast a smaller-than-expected loss, and said it was on track to launch the latest version of its flagship camera, the Hero6, by the holiday season.

Facebook's Oculus temporarily cuts price of its Rift VR headset and Touch controllers
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Facebook's Oculus temporarily cuts price of its Rift VR headset and Touch controllers

Oculus cut its price once before this year, dropping it from $798 to $598 in March.

Sony announces that it has sold more than one million PlayStation VR headsets globally
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Sony announces that it has sold more than one million PlayStation VR headsets globally

According to researcher IDC, about 2 million VR headsets were shipped worldwide in the first three months of 2017.

Video game makers dive deeper into virtual reality at E3
Gaming

Video game makers dive deeper into virtual reality at E3

At the annual E3 video game showcase, attendees strapped on VR headsets to peer into fantasy worlds, battle robotic creatures and command starships

As Sharp Corp, Japan Display Inc struggle, smaller firms thrive in OLED niche
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As Sharp Corp, Japan Display Inc struggle, smaller firms thrive in OLED niche

while Sharp Corp and Japan Display Inc lag behind South Korean rivals OLED screens, some smaller Japanese equipment makers are booming.

Sony Corp reports annual loss in image sensor business
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Sony Corp reports annual loss in image sensor business

Japan's Sony Corp on Thursday reported an annual loss in its image sensors business, raising fears the firm's revival of recent years may be losing momentum, even as cost cuts helped it book its biggest annual operating profit in eight years.

Toshiba to sell sensor business to Sony for around $165 million: Sources
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Toshiba to sell sensor business to Sony for around $165 million: Sources

Toshiba Corp is set to sell its image sensor business to Sony Corp for around 20 billion yen ($164.68 million) as part of a restructuring plan laid out earlier this year, sources with knowledge of the deal said on Saturday.

Sony was probing India unit for corruption, according to leaked emails
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Sony was probing India unit for corruption, according to leaked emails

The Sony hacking saga has revealed that the company was probing its India unit for corruption, bidding fraud, and bribes being paid to government officials.

Sony confirms PlayStation Network is back online after 3-day outage
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Sony confirms PlayStation Network is back online after 3-day outage

Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.

Sony's selfie camera looks like a perfume bottle
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Sony's selfie camera looks like a perfume bottle

Sony is planning on launching a camera that looks like a perfume bottle.

Sony sells more than 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles
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Sony sells more than 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony Corp said on Tuesday that sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console, launched in November, has surpassed 10 million units.