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Sony Interactive Entertainment To Acquire Insomniac Games
Monday, 19 Aug 2019 

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Sony Interactive Entertainment::SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TO ACQUIRE INSOMNIAC GAMES, DEVELOPER OF PLAYSTATION®4 TOP-SELLING MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN, RATCHET & CLANK.SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT - FINANCIAL TERMS OF DEAL INCLUDING ACQUISITION COST NOT DISCLOSED DUE TO CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENTS.SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT - FINANCIAL TERMS OF INSOMNIAC GAMES DEAL INCLUDING ACQUISITION COST ARE NOT DISCLOSED DUE TO CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENTS.SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT - INSOMNIAC GAMES WILL JOIN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT OPERATION OF SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT WORLDWIDE STUDIOS.SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT- DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF INSOMNIAC POST DEAL CLOSE SEEN TO BE RUN BY CURRENT MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH SIE WWS SAN MATEO STUDIO.  Full Article

Orange Business Services To Transform Sony's Global Network
Monday, 8 Jul 2019 

July 8 (Reuters) - ORANGE SA ::ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES TO TRANSFORM SONY'S GLOBAL NETWORK TO DRIVE BUSINESS EFFICIENCY.CHOSEN BY SONY GROUP TO CONSOLIDATE AND TRANSFORM COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE OF SONY'S TWO LARGEST OPERATING COMPANIES.ORANGE WILL NOW BE SONY'S PRINCIPAL GLOBAL PROVIDER.FLEXIBLE SD-WAN INTEGRATES SONY'S FILM AND ELECTRONICS BUSINESS UNITS WITHIN A SINGLE, WORLDWIDE NETWORK.  Full Article

Sony CEO Says Board Is Always Discussing Measures To Boost Long-Term Shareholder Value, Including Business Portfolio Review
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019 

June 18 (Reuters) - Sony Corp <6758.T>::SONY CEO SAYS BOARD IS ALWAYS DISCUSSING MEASURES TO BOOST LONG-TERM SHAREHOLDER VALUE, INCLUDING BUSINESS PORTFOLIO REVIEW.  Full Article

Immersion And Sony Interactive Entertainment Enter Into Licensing Agreement For Advanced Haptics
Monday, 13 May 2019 

May 13 (Reuters) - Immersion Corp ::IMMERSION AND SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ENTER INTO LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR ADVANCED HAPTICS.IMMERSION CORP - CO, SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ENTER INTO AGREEMENT TO LICENSE IMMERSION'S ADVANCED HAPTICS PATENT PORTFOLIO.IMMERSION CORP - CO, SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TO ALSO LEVERAGE IMMERSION'S HAPTICS TECHNOLOGY FOR GAMING CONTROLLERS AND VR CONTROLLERS.  Full Article

EA Expands Its Subscription Service To PlayStation4
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 

May 7 (Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc ::EA EXPANDS ITS SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE TO PLAYSTATION®4.ELECTRONIC ARTS INC - IS BRINGING EA ACCESS TO THE PLAYSTATION4 (PS4) SYSTEM.ELECTRONIC ARTS INC - STARTING JULY, PLAYERS CAN SIGN-UP FOR EA ACCESS FOR A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION AT $4.99, OR AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION AT $29.99.  Full Article

Sony Scraps Target For 2020/21 Operating Profit For Electronics And Entertainment Business
Friday, 26 Apr 2019 

April 26 (Reuters) - Sony Corp <6758.T>::SCRAPPED TARGET FOR 2020/21 OPERATING PROFIT FOR ELECTRONICS AND ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS.  Full Article

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

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It's connected devices vs consoles at biggest e-games convention

COLOGNE, Germany Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whether a new release is a hit or a flop. | Video