For the April-June quarter, Sony's operating profit almost tripled from a year before to 157.6 billion yen ($1.43 billion), a record for the first quarter.
The profit surge comes mainly as Sony's image sensor business returned to stability having recovered from quake damage sustained a year ago, the company said.
The company attributed the increase in operating income and revenue to higher sales in recorded music and from its visual media and platform operation, which included strong performances of its Fate/Grand Order mobile game. The Minato, Tokyo-based conglomerate said that its sensor business is the biggest factor that benefitted its recent performance, having recovered from a massive quake that it suffered through in 2016.
The semiconductor business' profit in the three-month period stood at 55.4 billion yen, turning around from a 43.5 billion yen loss a year earlier when its manufacturing plant in southwestern Japan was hit by major earthquakes.
Company-wide, Sony Corp. reported net income of $722 million (809 billion yen) on sales of $16.59 billion (1.86 trillion yen).
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On Sunday, Katrina Layton , 34, was also arrested and may also be charged with abuse of a corpse, as well as obstructing justice. Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office is still working to determine the identity of the woman in the freezer.
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After Orgeron was sacked in 2007, Freeze became the head coach at Lambuth, a tiny NAIA school in western Tennessee . Freeze took over after Houston Nutt was sacked during a miserable 2011 season that ended with a 2-10 record.
First-quarter sales jumped 15 percent to 1.85 trillion yen, prompting the electronics giant to raise its sales forecast for the year to 8.3 trillion yen from 8 trillion yen. During the current quarter, restructuring charges, net, increased 0.7 billion yen year-on-year to 2.4 billion yen.
- Digital download revenue, meanwhile, fell 22.1 percent to $116.5 million (12.94 billion yen), down from the $153.66 million (16.6 billion yen) tallied in the first quarter of 2016.
For the full business year, Sony raised its sales forecast to 8.3 trillion yen from the previous 8 trillion yen, with a weaker yen expected to boost exports.
Further, for fiscal 2018, the company continues to expect attributable net income of 255 billion yen, and operating income of 500 billion yen. This significant increase was primarily due to increases in Financial Services and Semiconductors segment sales.
Starbucks also reported global sales growth of 4 percent at established locations, fueled by higher average spending per visit. In January, Starbucks said it planned to convert its three New York City Teavana locations into Starbucks stores.
The Los Angeles Chargers have acquired Cardale Jones from the Buffalo Bills in return for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The Bills selected Jones in the fourth round of the 2016 draft under a different front office and different coaching staff.
Relatives said Jacqueline was preparing for her Quincenera - fifteenth birthday celebrations celebrated by Latin Americans. As for the older sister, she was reportedly uncooperative with police officers and appeared to be highly intoxicated.
The couple abandoned their legal fight on Monday after concluding that Charlie had deteriorated to the "point of no return". Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo who has been in London assisting the Gard family with their court case, agreed.
Manchester United and Real Madrid play each other at 10pm (BST) tonight with De Gea expected to be involved. On playing in the Premier League, Danilo said: "It is a competition I always liked, I always wanted".
British businessperson Mark Tucker, now group CEO and president of insurance group AIA, will take over from Flint in October. The lender reported pre-tax profits of US$10.2 billion compared to US$9.7 billion for the same period in 2016.
The European Commission and its German counterpart were tipped off about the possible cartel, the EU competition authority said. Daimler announced on Tuesday that it would modify three million Mercedes vehicles in Europe to reduce their diesel emissions .
As per the GFXBench listing , the ZenFone 4 Selfie sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a screen resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels. On the battery front, the Asus Zenfone 4 Max packs a mammoth 5,000mAh battery with 10W rapid charging support.
Even if Trump had made a decision to veto the bill, Congress could likely have mustered enough votes to override him. John McCain, R-Ariz., said the bill's passage was long overdue, a jab at Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress.
I enjoyed it but obviously it's nothing without the gold so I need to focus now, be neutral and see what we get tomorrow". With two Hungarian swimmers in the final, the home crowd will roar their deafening support at the Duna Arena.
According to the US statement, the Iranian boat approached the USS Thunderbolt , coming within 137 meters (150 yards). The warning shots were fired into the water, out of concerns of a possible collision.
The Congress vice-president's statement is in stark contrast to the remarks on Kashmir made by his former ally Farooq Abdullah. BJP has not only rejected the suggestion , but has also condemned Abdullah for seeking third party intervention on Kashmir.
Boga had a decent chance to pull a goal back after being set up by Cesc Fabregas but was denied by veteran keeper Tom Starke. Results of course don't really matter in pre-season, but just as it's much nicer to win, it's not almost as nice to lose.
Teigen's husband, John Legend , also responded to Trump's tweet, writing: "America elected a very shi**y person to be president". Chrissy Teigen has slammed President Donald Trump on Twitter before, but her latest tweet was apparently the last straw.
The BJP on Tuesday announced that Shah and Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani will contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday filed his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat .
Trump tweeted that he is replacing Priebus as Chief of Staff with John Kelly , now Secretary of Homeland Security. Trump also promoted his Deputy Sarah Sanders as the new White House Press Secretary. "He's a great American".
Democrats said the new sanctions would not conflict with the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. It is the second confrontation between USA and Iranian navies in the Persian Gulf this week.
Last month, Trump's Justice Department suddenly chose to settle the money laundering case against the real estate company. "It's absolutely clear the interest and the goal was to repeal the Magnitsky Act ", Browder said of the meeting.
In the prior week, USA oil stockpiles dropped sharply but production rose to the highest level since late July 2015. September crude rose 56 cents, or 1.2%, to $48.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
For example, OPEC's production fell by 920,000 barrels a day from October to June, according to the International Energy Agency. Brent crude futures for July were up 39 cents, or 0.8 percent, at $51.15 a barrel by 0552 GMT, after trading higher earlier.
The announcement followed days of violent clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians in the vicinity of the mosque. Just hours later, three Israelis were stabbed to death in the Jewish settlement of Neve Tsuf in the Israel-occupied West Bank.
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