News tagged with television business

Philips Q3 earnings rise, growth economies help

Royal Philips Electronics NV, the maker of electric shavers, light bulbs and medical imaging equipment, saw earnings more than double in the third quarter, thanks to modest growth at all its business lines ...

Oct 22, 2012
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Facebook ads less than lucrative for many businesses

As the public joined the frenzy around Facebook Inc.'s Wall Street debut, well-connected institutional investors were hearing a more sobering message: The social network's main business, advertising, was sputtering.

May 28, 2012
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Sony, Panasonic eye next generation TV tie up

Japan's cash-bleeding electronics giants Sony and Panasonic are looking to join forces to produce next generation televisions in a bid to claw back market from South Korean rivals, according to a report.

May 15, 2012
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Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide: report

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide this year as it attempts to carry out sweeping reforms aimed at reviving the iconic but loss-making Japanese electronics giant, the Nikkei business daily said Monday.

Apr 09, 2012
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Sony's Hirai refuses to abandon dire TV business

Struggling Japanese entertainment giant Sony will not abandon its cash-bleeding television business, its incoming CEO says, but he acknowledges tough decisions lie ahead including over redundancies.

Feb 10, 2012
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Time Warner 4Q earnings edge up, beats Street

(AP) -- Time Warner Inc. got a boost from its movie studio and cable TV networks in the last three months of the year, and the company expects growth to continue in 2012 even with the end of its lucrative ...

Feb 08, 2012
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Samsung says to sell 25 mln 'smart TVs' this year

South Korea's Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it plans to sell more than 25 million "smart TVs" this year as it tries to capture the emerging Internet TV market eyed by competitors including Apple.

Feb 08, 2012
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Japan's Panasonic set for $10.2 billion loss

Japan's Panasonic on Friday warned it would see its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen ($10.2 billion) for the year to March, blaming the strong yen, flooding in Thailand, and acquisition costs.

Feb 03, 2012
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