Sony Corp.

  1. Sony Confirms Exclusive Talks To Buy MGM

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. said today (May 19) it is in exclusive negotiations with movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on a possible takeover that could bolster its film library but put a dent in its finances. Sony Corp. said today (May 19) it is in exclusive negot ...

  2. Blu-ray Disc Group Expanding Promotion Efforts

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other technology firms have created a new organization to promote the next-generation Blu-ray optical disc format, according to an industry group representing th Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other t ...

  3. Blu-ray Disc Group Expanding Promotion Efforts

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other technology firms have created a new organization to promote the next-generation Blu-ray optical disc format, according to an industry group representing th Sony Corp., Matsushita, Samsung and 10 other t ...

  4. Sony Confirms Exclusive Talks To Buy MGM

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. said today (May 19) it is in exclusive negotiations with movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on a possible takeover that could bolster its film library but put a dent in its finances. Sony Corp. said today (May 19) it is in exclusive negot ...

  5. Sony Denies IPO Speculation

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. is denying a published report that the conglomerate is considering an IPO of its U.S.-based entertainment assets. Sony Corp. is denying a published report that the conglomerate is considering an IPO of its U.S.-based entertainment asset ...

  6. SMEJ Names Enomoto CEO/Representative Director

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morita becomes senior VP at Sony Corp. Morita becomes senior VP at Sony Corp. News ...

  7. SMEJ Names Enomoto CEO/Representative Director

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kazutomo Enomoto has been appointed Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) (SMEJ) CEO/representative director, with effect from June 17. Enomoto, who is currently CEO/representative director of sister compa Kazutomo Enomoto has been appointed Sony Music ...

  8. Sony, Toppan Develop Disc Made of Paper

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. has announced the development of a 25GB disc that is 51% paper. The disc, based on Blu-ray disc technology, was developed in conjunction with Toppan Printing Co. of Tokyo. Sony Corp. has announced the development of a 25GB disc that is ...

  9. Sony Music Entertainment Posts Fiscal-Year Profit

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music bright spot in parent Sony Corp.'s down year. Music bright spot in parent Sony Corp.'s down year. News ...

  10. Sony Music Entertainment Posts Fiscal-Year Profit

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment rebounded in the fiscal year ending March 31 with an operating profit of ¥19.0 billion ($175 million), following a ¥7.9 billion ($72 million) loss in the previous ye Sony Music Entertainment rebounded in ...

  11. Sony Corp. In Talks To Buy MGM

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. is in advanced talks with MGM to buy the studio. Sony's partners in the deal, valued at close to $5 billion, are buyout firms Texas Pacific Group and Providence Equity Partners. Sony Corp. is in advanced talks with MGM to buy the s ...

  12. EU Commission Pauses Sony/BMG Investigation

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission has interrupted its anti-trust investigations into the proposed merger of the music units of Sony Corp. and Bertelsmann. The Commission, the executive body of the European Unio The European Commission has interrupted its an ...

  13. EU Commission Pauses Sony/BMG Investigation

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission has interrupted its anti-trust investigations into the proposed merger of the music units of Sony Corp. and Bertelsmann. The Commission, the executive body of the European Unio The European Commission has interrupted its an ...

  14. BT Enters Battle Vs. Digital Piracy

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies and photographs from digital piracy. British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies an ...

  15. BT Enters Battle Vs. Digital Piracy

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies and photographs from digital piracy. British telecommunications giant BT Group has launched a new software business to protect music, movies an ...

  16. Sony Corp., McDonald's Plan Download Promo

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with McDonald's as part of the upcoming rollout of digital music service Connect, sources confirm. Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with ...

  17. Sony Corp., McDonald's Plan Download Promo

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with McDonald's as part of the upcoming rollout of digital music service Connect, sources confirm. Sony Corp. is planning an ambitious download giveaway in partnership with ...

  18. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  19. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  20. Sony Corp. Unveils Personalized Mobile Radio

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio" service to mobile phones that consumers can tailor to their own tastes. Sony Corp. said today (March 17) it would launch the first "personalized radio&q ...

  21. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  22. Sony Cancels MP3 Player Launch

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. has canceled the planned sale this spring in Japan of two portable MP3 digital music players because of problems with the built-in FM radio tu Japanese electronics and entertainment company ...

  23. EC Confirms Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  24. EC Confirms Extended Investigation Into Sony-BMG Merger

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Confirming information first revealed on Billboard.biz, the European Commission announced today (Feb. 12) that its competition department is to open an in-depth probe into the proposed merger of the m Confirming information first revealed on Billb ...

  25. Producer Millar Acquires Sony Studios

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a reported £3 million ($5.45 million) for Sony Studios on Whitfield Street in London, which opened in 1965 as CBS Studios before it was acquired by Sony Co Top U.K. producer Robin Millar has paid a ...

  26. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  27. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  28. EC Moving To 'Phase 2' On Sony/BMG

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger between the music divisions of Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. The European Commission (EC) is to launch a four-month investigation into the planned merger ...

  29. Income Improves At Sony Music Entertainment

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted a 50.3% increase in operating income to ¥30.3 billion ($285 million) in the fiscal third quarter, which ended Dec. 31, despite a 3.1% drop in sales to ¥ Sony Music Entertainment (SME) posted ...

  30. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

  31. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's com ...

  32. EU Regulators To Review Sony, BMG Merger

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Competition commission officially notified Bertelsmann AG and Sony Corp. have officially notified the European Union's competition commission of their plans to combine their recorded music businesses. A Bertelsmann spokesman confirms that the ...

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