Good news were slim picking at Sony today, with recent earthquake, PSN hacking and falling sales in most segments the order of the day. However, despite this Sony's TV sales actually witnessed a rise over the period to March 31 to US $43,045m.
This 16 per cent jump was due to a "significant increase" in unit sales that came mostly from the
Asia-Pacific and other regions, selling 22.4 million over the past year.
After a shattering defeat in its case against IBM Australia, the Queensland Government has been ordered to pay Big Blue's costs which are likely to run into millions of dollars - and perhaps more than $1 billion.
Legendary investor, Warren Buffett has lifted his stake in Apple by a cool $1 billion. Apple stock closed higher on Monday after it was revealed that Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway outfit had taken the $1 billion bet on Apple stock earlier this year, boosting the iPhone maker's market value by more than $18 billion.
Fixed line broadband subscribers are increasingly opting for voice over IP and abandoning traditional fixed line telephone services, with a new report claiming that the VoIP market is escalating at a rapid pace expected to generate $40 billion a year by 2015.