The division saw its operating income drop from $396 million to $159 million, even though sales were up approximately 5%. The company said its music catalog between Sony/ATV and EMI had grown to 4.49 million songs, versus 4.21 million songs by the end of its prior fiscal year.
Sony Corporation on Tuesday announced its consolidated financial results for the second quarter of the calendar year, i.e. the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, boasting a massive surge in profits driven by its recovering imaging sensor business.
Sony's game segment sales accounted for 18.75% of Sony's total sales revenues for the quarter.
- Physical sales remained strong for recorded music, growing to $301.8 million (33.53 billion yen), up 16.2 percent from the corresponding period a year ago, when it totaled $267 million (28.9 billion yen). Income decreased significantly due to the lack of any highly profitable first party game launched during the quarter.
Operating income decreased 26.3 billion yen year-on-year to 17.7 billion yen.
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.
- Other revenue was down slightly to 14.9 percent of revenue (down from 15.1 percent).
- 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. Television Productions sales increased significantly, primarily due to higher licensing revenue for USA series such as The Last Tycoon and Better Call Saul.
Quarterly sales in the semiconductor business, which includes sensors for use in smartphone cameras, soared more than 40 per cent after production was hampered a year earlier by major earthquakes in southern Japan.
The media report indicated that in the court papers Summer has asked for joint physical and legal custody of the children. Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix at the premiere of The Killer Inside Me " in New York, April 27, 2010.
Szydlo insisted the government will not bow to pressure "from Polish or from foreign defenders of the interest of the elites ". The poll was conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday, amid large street protests against the party's plan for the judiciary.
For the economists who have always been anxious about the US's impending student-loan crisis, it's even worse. The loans in question were originally granted by banks, then later bundled and sold to National Collegiate.
Black Panther sees T'Challa in his first solo adventure after returning home following the events of Captain America: Civil War . Opening on February 16, 2018, Ryan Coogler's Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa, with Michael B.
Luke had served as a co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach at Ole Miss since 2012, Freeze's first year with the school. Naturally, social media has come alive in response to the announcement, and it has been a mixed bag for Freeze.
Former AIA Group chief executive Tucker, HSBC's first ever externally appointed chairman, is set to take up the role on 1 October. HSBC also announced a share buyback of up to $2bn, expected to be completed in the second half of the year.
Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and United States astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson are now working aboard the ISS. Bresnik told CBS News that they'll be able to monitor the eclipse, since they'll pass underneath it three times during orbit.
The fourth tropical storm of the season, Don , is moving from the Atlantic Ocean into the Southern Caribbean on Tuesday. Tropical cyclone names are designated years in advance in a rotating list that this season just happens to contain Don.
Once Layton moved into Graves's home, she drove her vehicle , used her cellphone and used her food card, according to Lantz. Despite all of this, Graves' family members say they refuse to give up hope for their missing loved one.
FIRST Global President Joe Sestak made the 911 call after the team's mentor wasn't able to locate the teens. According to NBC News , they include two 17-year-old girls and four teenage boys ages 16 to 18.
Trump names new chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus
Donald Trump has named John F Kelly as his new White House chief of staff after sacking Reince Priebus . "He is a Great American". Well, who didn't see this coming? Instead, he'll be in charge of carrying out the president's orders within the executive branch.
Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff
This White House will remain stuck in neutral unless Kelly can convince Trump to settle down and let him navigate a steadier ship. He was confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security by the Senate by a vote of 88 to 11 on Trump's first day in office.
Eight cops thrashed by army personnel in Kashmir
Former J&K Chief Minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah reacted strongly to the incident. The soldiers allegedly thrashed the police check post at Sonamarg which had stopped them from going ahead.
West Nile virus arrives early in Elkhart County
Since 2002, the county has had 58 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus with two confirmed deaths, according to a news release. They reminded residents to minimize exposure to mosquitoes and eliminate standing water that allows mosquitoes to breed.
Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats over spy 'terror' cell
There, security forces found weapons and explosives, believed to belong to infiltrators from Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah. In August 2015, Kuwait said it had busted the 26-member cell and seized arms, ammunition and explosives from them.
China and USA Trade Talks End in Failure
This could cast a shadow over their trade relations amid White House's threats to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on Beijing. His administration has threatened new sanctions on small Chinese banks and other firms doing business with Pyongyang.
Derrick Rose in 'serious talks' to sign with Cavaliers
However, there is apparently one former MVP that could do just that, and - the Cavs hope - salvage their offseason. Neither of which would move the dial much, especially not against competition like the Golden State Warriors.
Frontier adds flights from Orlando to Midwest
The training location will serve the airline attendants who are based out of the Orlando , Philadelphia and Chicago airports. Last year, Frontier carried 35,091 travelers to and from the Broward County airport.
U.S. police kill Australian woman in unexplained shooting
He told local media the family have received "almost no additional information from law enforcement" about what happened. The family of a Minneapolis woman who was shot and killed by police Saturday evening wants answers from the authorities.