Sony pins hopes on gaming unit to shore up profits

Jun 11, 2014

Sony pins hopes on gaming unit to shore up profits

by Keiichiro Otsuka

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.’s release of a plethora of software titles in the coming month for the PlayStation 4 will be followed closely by its financially struggling parent company. As the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3, opened Tuesday, Sony Corp. is betting that ...

Sep 11, 2013

U.S. students send 'miracle boat' back to Rikuzentakata

A boat sent adrift by the 2011 tsunami and found earlier this year on the California coast has begun its journey back to Japan, thanks to the efforts of high school students in Crescent City. The 6-meter-long fishing boat belongs to Takata High School ...

Jul 12, 2013

Saudi princess charged with human trafficking in U.S.

A Saudi princess was to be released from a U.S. jail on bail Thursday after being charged with enslaving a Kenyan woman, forcing her to work in abusive conditions and withholding her passport. Meshael Alayban, 42, one of six wives of a grandson of ...