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Sony to delay earnings report in wake of hack attack
Sony to delay earnings report in wake of hack attack

Sony said Friday that it will miss its deadline to report its next quarterly earnings as a result of the cyberattack on its film unit late last year. The Tokyo-based company was expected to report results on Feb. 4 for the fiscal third quarter ending March 31. But the company has filed for an extension with the Financial Services Agency of Japan, contending the hack attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which began in late November, handicapped its abilities to produce a financial report by the Feb. 16 deadline.  The company, under the helm of CEO Kazuo Hirai, has requested to file by March 31. "As a result of the cyberattack, which has been now recognized as a highly...

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