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Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 50 million units worldwide

TOKYO Sony Corp said on Wednesday sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console had exceeded 50 million units as of Dec 6 helped by strong demand during the year-end holiday season.

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SoftBank's Son pledges $50 billion, Foxconn eyes U.S. expansion as Trump woos Asian firms

NEW YORK Two of Asia's biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home. | Video

U.S., Deals 6:04am EST

From smart toothbrushes to cancer, Philips bets big on software

LONDON These days the average researcher at Philips is more likely to be a software developer than an product engineer, reflecting a transformation at the former Dutch conglomerate that its chief executive says will gather pace.

Deals 5:22am EST

S&T CEO says full takeover by Foxconn possible: magazine

FRANKFURT Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, could take over Austrian IT group S&T AG, S&T's chief executive told a German magazine.

Deals 5:49am EST

Sony to release six smartphone games to accelerate mobile drive

TOKYO Japan's Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the next financial year, hoping that its own gaming franchises can replicate the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO.

Japan 6:57am EST

FIS to sell public sector, education unit to Vista Equity for $850 million

Software maker Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is to sell its SunGard Public Sector and Education unit to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million to focus on making software for the financial industry.

Deals 9:07am EST