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  • Sony says it needs more time to consider entertainment spinoff

    Sony says it needs more time to consider entertainment spinoff
    Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday that the company needs more time for its consideration of a proposal from a prominent shareholder to take its entertainment business public.  Hirai, speaking at Sony's annual shareholders' meeting...
  • Edward Snowden gone from Hong Kong hotel, whereabouts unknown

    Edward Snowden gone from Hong Kong hotel, whereabouts unknown
    BEIJING -- Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old contractor identified as the source of leaks about the U.S. electronic surveillance program, apparently checked out of his Hong Kong hotel at midday Monday, his destination and whereabouts unknown. "We know...
  • Alexander McCall Smith buys private islands

    Alexander McCall Smith buys private islands
    Bestselling Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith has bought a chain of uninhabited islands off the coast of Scotland, the Telegraph reports. Smith, author of "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" mysteries, discovered the remote islands on a series of...
  • Billionaire Bucket List

    Billionaire Bucket List
    If you’re as rich as Carlos Slim, if you live off the interest on your interest, or if starring in this year’s megahit movie has simply exhausted you, these are the world’s ultimate luxury getaways — a champagne bucket list for...
  • Sale of Sacramento Kings to California investors is a done deal

    Sale of Sacramento Kings to California investors is a done deal
    Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized. The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...
  • On eve of Sony meeting, report says company could discuss spinoff

    On eve of Sony meeting, report says company could discuss spinoff
    Sony Corp. is "considering evaluating" a spinoff of its entertainment arm that is being advocated by the hedge fund and Sony shareholder Third Point, according to Japan's Nikkei newspaper. The news comes a day before a much-anticipated Sony corporate...
  • Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split

    Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split
    After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts. The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
  • Sony stock jumps as hedge fund pushes taking entertainment unit public

    Sony stock jumps as hedge fund pushes taking entertainment unit public
    Sony Corp.'s stock rallied about 9% in early trading after a New York hedge fund proposed that the company take its entertainment unit public. Sony shares added $1.64, or 8.7%, to stand at $20.53 shortly after the opening bell on Wall Street. Daniel...
  • A Sony entertainment spinoff would provide opening for CBS

    A Sony entertainment spinoff would provide opening for CBS
    New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb wants Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. to spin off its Culver City entertainment business. CBS Corp. might like that, too. Loeb, whose Third Point funds own more than $1 billion in Sony stock, sent a letter...
  • Sony shares jump as hedge fund urges IPO of entertainment unit

    Sony shares jump as hedge fund urges IPO of entertainment unit
    Sony Corp. stock soared in afternoon trading after New York hedge fund Third Point proposed that the electronics and media giant make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm. That unit, known as Sony Entertainment Inc.,...
  • Healthy savings, no debt but worried about retirement

    Healthy savings, no debt but worried about retirement
    Call it retirement anxiety, or maybe recession obsession. For all of their married life, Patrick Webster, 63, and Susie Martin, 54, have been extremely frugal. Webster and Martin, who both work at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes, have been...