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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015

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Hooray, the new Spider-Man is Tom Holland! (Tomorrow Daily 197)

Wait. Actually, we have no idea who Tom Holland is. But we're going to find out a little more about him on today's show, and discuss whether we think he can carry Spidey into a new movie trilogy.

By June 23, 2015

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Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

Humanoid robot Pepper has started selling on the Japanese market -- and its first limited run sold out within a minute.

By June 21, 2015

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After a string of losses, Sony sees good times ahead for profit

The company lost 126 billion yen ($1.05 billion) in the fiscal year ended in March, but it expects to turn that around with a 140 billion yen profit next fiscal year.

By April 30, 2015

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Wii U brightens Nintendo's financial picture

Wii U sales are up as of March 31 compared to the prior year, as were software sales, Nintendo reported in its latest earnings release -- but the company is still in some trouble.

By May 7, 2015

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Nintendo, Universal ink deal for themed rides. Mario karts, anyone?

Some of Nintendo's best-known characters will be featured on rides and activities at Universal's theme parks.

By May 7, 2015

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Sony boosts earnings forecast over jump in games, music revenue

The company had previously said it would lose $1.4 billion in its fiscal year ended March 31, but it has now revised that number down to 126 billion yen.

By April 22, 2015

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​Under pressure, Canon cuts prices for 33 lenses

High-end lenses are a notch more attainable for Canon SLR users. Some lens prices were cut again after Canon trimmed prices last September.

By April 13, 2015

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Game over for PlayStation Mobile on July 15

Sony's PlayStation Mobile experiment was supposed to bring the company's content to Android devices. But that effort never really caught on with developers and gamers alike.

By March 11, 2015

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Vaio vies with old friend Sony by launching an Android smartphone

Sold off as part of Sony's drastic cost-cutting exercises, laptop brand Vaio has branched into phones in Japan.

By March 12, 2015