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Jada Smith Gives Will Smith 'All The Freedom In The World'
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World's Deepest Fish Found in Mariana Trench
quicklist:1 title: World's Deepest Fish Found in Mariana Trench text: An underwater voyage has found an unidentified species of fish more than 5 miles down -- deeper than any other fish has ever been found before. The white, translucent fish, found in early December in the Mariana Trench below the
Idris Elba to Be Next James Bond?
quicklist:1 title: Idris Elba to Be Next James Bond? text: Will Idris Elba be the next James Bond ? If Sony Picture Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal has her way, he just might. The Daily Beast reports that an email from Pascal to the distributor of the Bond films simply says, "Idris should be
President Obama, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Others React to Steve Jobs' Death
Hailed as a visionary and a technological genius, Steve Jobs' death prompted several Fortune 500 company CEOs, celebrities, politicians, fellow tech-savvy experts and Apple lovers to offer their condolences and praises of Jobs' life accomplishments. Apple, Inc. also launched a shout-out tribute
Sony's profit forecast turns into a $3.2 billion loss
The hurdles keep coming for Sony. Security breaches of its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment service followed the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Now the company must overcome an expected annual net loss of $3.2 billion for the fiscal year that ended March 31. That forecast
Sony Hack -- Is Another One on the Way?
As if the recent wave of hacks wasn't enough, Sony might soon be in for another, according to a new report. Citing an "observer of the Internet Relay Chat channel used by the hackers," the tech site CNET said that a third major hack against Sony has been planned for this weekend. According to the
CEO Howard Stringer sees Sony's future in 3-D
Sony is in an awkward position this week as consumer electronics manufacturers meet in Las Vegas to unveil the intriguing gadgets they plan to sell this year. The Tokyo-based electronics, movie and music giant that once defined the markets for televisions, video recorders, audio players, game
Sony struggling as Walkman hits 30th anniversary
When the Sony Walkman went on sale 30 years ago, it was shown off by a skateboarder to illustrate how the portable cassette-tape player delivered music on-the-go — a totally innovative idea back in 1979. Today, Sony Corp. is struggling to reinvent itself and win back its reputation as a pioneer of
Sony to slash suppliers as CEO's mettle tested
Sony said it will halve the number of parts suppliers to slash costs under a turnaround plan that's testing the mettle of Chief Executive Howard Stringer. The Japanese electronics and entertainment company plans to cut purchasing costs by 500 billion yen ($5.3 billion), or 20% of the 2.5 trillion
Sony reports $1B annual loss; sees more red ink
Sony reported a 98.9 billion yen ($1 billion) loss for the fiscal year ended March, its first annual net loss in 14 years, and projected it would lose even more money this year amid a serious slump in the global electronics market. Sony SNE also said Thursday it is closing three plants in Japan to