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Sony Corp (6758.T)

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Sony to beef up chip business with new engineers

TOKYO Sony Corp said on Thursday it will assign 40 percent of its new engineer hires in Japan over the next two years to the chip business which includes imaging sensors, as it looks for growth from new applications in everything from cars to phones.

Sony to beef up chip business with new engineers

TOKYO, Feb 21 Sony Corp said on Thursday it will assign 40 percent of its new engineer hires in Japan over the next two years to the chip business which includes imaging sensors, as it looks for growth from new applications in everything from cars to phones.

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

TOKYO Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen (£702.8 million), helping its stock recover from a hammering days earlier when investors freaked over lacklustre earnings. | Video

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

TOKYO Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen ($910 million), helping its stock recover from a hammering days earlier when investors freaked over lackluster earnings. | Video

UPDATE 3-Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

* Joins SoftBank, others increasing share repurchases (Adds comments and data, updates share move)

Breakingviews - Sony’s record share splurge misses the big picture

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Sony's blockbuster share splurge misses the big picture. On Friday, Japan's $55-billion electronics giant said it would repurchase 100 billion yen ($911 million) worth of stock. Days after disappointing earnings, that’s a sign of confidence from newish boss Kenichiro Yoshida. To boost longer-term returns, though, he needs to convince investors a much-needed deeper overhaul of the video games-to-movies conglomerate is also underway.

Sony announces first-ever share buyback, stock rises 5 pct

TOKYO, Feb 8 Sony Corp announced on Friday a share buyback of 100 billion yen ($910 million) - its first ever aimed at boosting shareholder returns - sending the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's shares up more than 5 percent.

Nikkei ends higher on financials, gains capped by weak Sony, Honda results

TOKYO, Feb 4 Japan's Nikkei ended higher on Monday as financial stocks rose on the back of solid economic data in the United States, but Toyko's gains were capped by poor earnings from Sony and Honda Motor.

Nikkei rises, aided by financials, but weak Sony, Honda results cap upside

TOKYO, Feb 4 Japan's Nikkei climbed on Monday morning, led by financial stocks buoyed by solid economic data from the United States, though dismal earnings reports from Sony and Honda Motor capped gains.

Sony's profit disappoints as weaker games biz overshadows record result

TOKYO Japan's Sony Corp reported lower-than-expected profit on Friday as its previously thriving gaming business sagged, though a one-off gain related to its acquisition of EMI nevertheless pushed the quarterly result to a record high. | Video

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