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Sony Corp (6758.T)

6758.T on Tokyo Stock Exchange

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21 Nov 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Sony has twice lifted its FY original outlook by total of 10.5 pct to 4.2 mln units-Nikkei
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Nikkei::Sony has twice lifted its FY original outlook by total of 10.5 pct to 4.2 million units, same figure as year ended this march‍​ - Nikkei.  Full Article

Comcast and Sony partner to bring xfinity TV partner app to Sony smart TVs
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::Comcast and Sony partner to bring xfinity TV partner app to sony smart TVs.Comcast - co, Sony announced xfinity TV customers will soon be able to access cable service via xfinity TV partner app on Sony's android TVs​.Comcast Corp - ‍expects to launch xfinity TV partner app on Sony android TVs in 2018​.  Full Article

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins named chairman of Sony Pictures Television
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment::Sony Pictures Entertainment names Mike Hopkins chairman, Sony Pictures Television.says Hopkins is currently chief executive officer of streaming TV service Hulu​.  Full Article

Sony to transfer imaging products & solution business to wholly owned subsidiary
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 

Sony Corp <6758.T>: Says it will transfer the imaging products and solution business to its wholly owned subsidiary, which has been engaged in the manufacturing and sales of electron and electricity machine and equipment in Tokyo, Japan .Says effective date April 1.  Full Article

Sony and Murata Manufacturing change business transfer date to July
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017 

Sony Corp <6758.T> and Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd <6981.T> : Say they change the battery business transfer date to July from April .Say the plan was disclosed on Oct. 31, 2016 that Murata Manufacturing will acquire Murata Manufacturing from Sony.  Full Article

IBJ to set up insurance agency JV with Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

IBJ Inc <6071.T>: Says the co plans to set up an insurance agency JV with Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. . Says the JV to be capitalized at 75 million yen . Says the co and Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. will hold 70 percent and 30 percent in the JV respectively .Says Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. will also acquire some shares of IBJ, with acquisition amount of up to 60 million yen, during the period from Feb. 15 to Aug. 14.  Full Article

Sony enters settlement relating to the European Commission Investigation of the secondary batteries market
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016 

Sony Corp <6758.T>: Says Sony and certain of its subsidiaries have reached a settlement with the European Commission following an EU antitrust investigation of competition in the secondary batteries market involving a number of battery manufacturers. . Says the settlement covers the period from Feb. 2004 through Oct. 2007 .Says Sony has agreed to pay a fine of approximately EUR 29.8 million in connection with the settlement.  Full Article

Sony to launch first smartphone games in 2018 - Nikkei
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 

Nikkei: Sony to launch first smartphone games in 2018 - Nikkei . Sony plans to ready five or more smartphone games for release around late March 2018, targeting Japan and other parts of Asia - Nikkei . Sony Interactive Entertainment to create new offerings based on PlayStation series; mobile game arm ForwardWorks will handle distribution - Nikkei .Sony's older games that cannot be played on latest hardware to be revived; games may be linked to consoles, likely announcment on titles in development by year-end - Nikkei.  Full Article

Apple Pay heads to Japan with help from Sony's contactless tech - Nikkei
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

: Apple Pay heads to Japan with help from Sony's contactless tech - Nikkei . Apple will team with Felica Networks to make iPhone compatible with technology, likely by adding a feature letting it communicate with Felica Readers - Nikkei .Apple Pay likely will not launch in Japan until next year - Nikkei.  Full Article

Sony - Production at Kumamoto Technology Center expected to resume September 3
Thursday, 1 Sep 2016 

Sony Corp <6758.T> : Operations at Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp's Kumamoto Technology Center were halted to inspect site’s building, manufacturing equipment . Production at Kumamoto Technology Center expected to resume during the morning of September 3, 2016 - SEC Filing . Says no material impact from Kumamoto earthquakes is anticipated on consolidated results for FY ending Mar 31, 2017 Source - http://bit.ly/2cia3ip Further company coverage: [6758.T] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Bumper profits, government pressure to drive Asia's dividend bonanza

Dividend payouts by Asia's biggest companies are poised for their biggest increase in six years as profits surge and pressure grows on firms to be more generous with their shareholders.