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Sony to release Gary Hart drama starring Hugh Jackman

May 11, 2018

Sony to release Gary Hart drama starring Hugh Jackman

Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for a film about Gary Hart's 1988 presidential bid. The studio said Thursday that it will release "The Front Runner" in the fall to coincide with both awards season and the election. Hugh Jackman is starring as ...

May 7, 2018

Sony's banking unit to use AI to screen housing loans

Sony Bank, a unit of Sony Financial Holdings Inc., says it will introduce automated preliminary screening for housing loan applications using artificial intelligence technology. The system, use of which is scheduled to start Thursday, will shorten the preliminary screening process from the current two to ...

After quakes, manufacturers step up business continuity planning

Apr 16, 2018

After quakes, manufacturers step up business continuity planning

The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku and the 2016 Kumamoto quakes have prompted many domestic manufacturers to draw up plans to ensure business operations continue in the event of natural disasters. In January this year, 12 semiconductor-makers including Sony Corp. and Renesas Electronics ...