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Sony Corp (6758.T)

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Sony Pictures, Chicken Soup For The Soul Entertainment Form "Crackle Plus"
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 

March 28 (Reuters) - Chicken Soup for The Soul Entertainment Inc ::SONY PICTURES TELEVISION AND CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT FORM JOINT VENTURE “CRACKLE PLUS”.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT - SPT'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO JV INCLUDE CRACKLE'S U.S. ASSETS INCLUDING CRACKLE BRAND, MAUS AND AD REP BUSINESS.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT INC - UNDER TERMS, CSS ENTERTAINMENT WILL OWN MAJORITY INTEREST IN JOINT VENTURE.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT INC - WILL POSITION "CRACKLE PLUS". AS A AVOD STREAMING PLATFORM.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT INC - SPT WILL RECEIVE 4 MILLION 5-YEAR WARRANTS TO PURCHASE CLASS A COMMON STOCK OF CO AT VARIOUS PRICES.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT - SPT & JV TO ENTER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR RIGHTS TO POPULAR TV SERIES & MOVIES FROM SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT - OWNERSHIP OF CRACKLE'S ORIGINAL CONTENT WILL BE RETAINED BY SPT, WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING TO JV.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT - ADDITION OF CRACKLE ASSETS IS EXPECTED TO MORE THAN DOUBLE CSS ENTERTAINMENT'S OVERALL REVENUE.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT INC - CRACKLE PLUS EXPECTED TO HAVE COMBINED AUDIENCE OF NEARLY 10 MILLION MAUS ON OWNED AND OPERATED NETWORKS.CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT INC - CRACKLE PLUS IS EXPECTED TO HAVE OVER 1.3 BILLION MINUTES STREAMED PER MONTH.  Full Article

Sony Bought Back 48.46 Billion Yen Worth Of Shares Between Feb. 12-Feb. 28
Friday, 1 Mar 2019 

Sony Corp <6758.T>::BOUGHT BACK 48.46 BILLION YEN WORTH OF SHARES BETWEEN FEB. 12-FEB. 28.  Full Article

Bigben Interactive Announces Agreement With Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE)
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - BIGBEN INTERACTIVE SA ::ANNOUNCES A NEW LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE (SIEE) FOR UP-COMING RELEASE OF A WIRELESS CONTROLLER FOR PLAYSTATION®4.  Full Article

Sony Interactive Entertainment Deputy President Jim Ryan To Be Appointed President And CEO
Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019 

Feb 11 (Reuters) - :SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT- JIM RYAN TO BE APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CEO.SONY CORP <<<6758.T>>> - JIM RYAN WILL REPORT DIRECTLY TO KENICHIRO YOSHIDA, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF SONY CORPORATION.SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT- JIM RYAN TO BE APPOINTED EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2019.  Full Article

Sony To Buy Back 100 Bln Yen Worth Of Shares
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Sony Corp <6758.T>::TO BUY BACK SHARES.TO BUY BACK UP TO 2.36 PERCENT OF STOCK WORTH 100 BILLION YEN.BUYBACK TO BE CONDUCTED THROUGH MARCH 22.  Full Article

Seagate Launches Game Drive For Playstation 4 Systems Officially Licensed By Sony Interactive Entertainment
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019 

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Seagate Technology PLC ::SEAGATE LAUNCHES GAME DRIVE FOR PLAYSTATION 4 SYSTEMS OFFICIALLY LICENSED BY SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT.SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY - NEW 2TB CAPACITY GAME DRIVE FOR PS4 SYSTEMS AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA THIS WEEK AT RETAILERS & ONLINE FOR MSRP OF $89.99 USD.  Full Article

Redbox & Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Signed New Multi-Year Distribution Deal
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - REDBOX::REDBOX & SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR, DAY-AND-DATE DEAL.REDBOX - CO & SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT SIGNED A NEW MULTI-YEAR DISTRIBUTION DEAL.REDBOX- NEW DEAL GOES INTO EFFECT WITH SPHE'S HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES,INCLUDING GOOSEBUMPS 2, SPIDER-MAN: INTO SPIDER-VERSE, & HOLMES & WATSON.  Full Article

R&I affirms Sony Financial Holdings' rating at "AA-" and says stable outlook-R&I
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Sony Financial Holdings Inc <8729.T>:Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA-"-R&I.Rating outlook stable-R&I.  Full Article

Utility Inc and Sony Collaborate To Unveil Smart Patrolling At IACP
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Utility Inc::UTILITY INC - COLLABORATED WITH SONY IMAGING PRODUCTS & SOLUTIONS TO DEVELOP SMART PATROLLING, FIRST IN-CAR CAMERA VIDEO SYSTEM WITH AI.  Full Article

Tencent Music Says Tencent Holdings, Spotify Two Largest Shareholders Of Co - SEC Filing
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Tencent Music Entertainment Group::TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS SPOTIFY BENEFICIALLY OWNED 9.1 PERCENT ORDINARY SHARES PRIOR TO OFFERING - SEC FILING.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS TENCENT BENEFICIALLY OWNED 58.1 PERCENT ORDINARY SHARES PRIOR TO OFFERING - SEC FILING.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS HAS OVER 800 MILLION TOTAL UNIQUE MAUS IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2018.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS IN SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, REVENUE REACHED RMB8,619 MILLION VERSUS RMB4,485 MILLION IN THE SAME PERIOD IN 2017.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS IN SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2017 AND 2018, PROFIT AMOUNTED TO RMB395 MILLION AND RMB1,743 MILLION RESPECTIVELY.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS EACH DAILY ACTIVE USER ON AVERAGE SPENDS OVER 70 MINUTES PER DAY ON CO'S PLATFORM IN Q2 2018..TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS FOR ONLINE MUSIC SERVICES PAYING USER BASE GREW FROM ABOUT 16.6 MILLION IN Q2 2017 TO 23.3 MILLION IN Q2 2018.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, MONTHLY ARPPU FOR ONLINE MUSIC SERVICES WAS RMB8.7.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP SAYS FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, MONTHLY ARPPU FOR SOCIAL ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES WAS RMB111.8.TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT SAYS POST COMPLETION OF IPO, OUTSTANDING SHARE CAPITAL WILL CONSIST OF CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES & CLASS B ORDINARY SHARES.  Full Article

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Breakingviews - Apple supplier’s rescue leaves Japan red-faced

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Japan Display’s rescue is an embarrassing necessity for Tokyo. An investor group is buying two thirds of the company for up to 80 billion yen ($714 million), a lowball price for the former national champion. It will fall into foreign hands, some of them Chinese, which could raise red flags. Yet managers have little choice but to pray the deal closes.