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Sony’s PlayStation 4 console has been a huge hit for the company, and it has now hit the 100 million sales milestone.

Sony has sold 100 million PS4s

Sony’s PlayStation 4 console has been a huge hit for the company, and it has now hit the 100 million sales milestone. Sony revealed in its latest earnings that the company sold 3.2 million PS4 devices in the quarter ended June 30th, meaning exactly 100 million have now been sold in total. Sony was previously sitting at 96.8 million PlayStation 4 consoles after the previous quarter.
Desmond Afoah, a popular YouTube personality known as Etika who created Nintendo-centric videos, was found dead, the New York Police Department said today.

Popular YouTuber Desmond Afoah found dead

Desmond Afoah, a popular YouTube personality known as Etika who created Nintendo-centric videos, was found dead, the New York Police Department said today.
Nintendo has denied reports that it’s planning to announce a new Nintendo Switch console at this year’s E3 in June, reports Bloomberg.

Nintendo denies rumors of a new Switch coming at E3

“As a general rule, we’re always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it,” the company’s CEO Shuntaro Furukawa said during today’s earnings call, “but we have no plans to announce that at this year’s E3 in June.” The big E3 gaming event is scheduled to begin on June 11th.
Microsoft has started notifying some Outlook.com users that a hacker was able to access accounts for months earlier this year.

Microsoft reveals hackers accessed some Outlook.com accounts for months

Microsoft says the hackers could have viewed account email addresses, folder names, and subject lines of emails, but not the content of emails or attachments.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board displaying share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on January 7, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed up more than two percent on January 7, 2019, after European and US markets roared last week on strong US data and dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo’s stocks close down on rising yen, Huawei worry

Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
A man walks past a stock exhange indicator in Tokyo on November 20, 2018. - Nissan shares lost six percent of its value at the opening as his CEO Carlos Ghosn was arrested as he was hiding part of his salary to the Japanese state. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo stocks close down, Nissan plunges over 5%

Tokyo stocks dropped on Tuesday with shares in Nissan diving more than five percent and Mitsubishi also plunging after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct.
Pedestrians wait at a signal in front of an electronic stock quotation board in Tokyo on November 2, 2018. - Tokyo stocks surged on November 2 on hopes of a potential breakthrough in the long-running US-China trade dispute, topping out a strong week. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT

Tokyo stocks close lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks closed lower as investors took profits at the last minute Wednesday after US midterm election results showed Democrats retaking control of the House of Representatives as projected.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on September 19, 2018. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index surged to the highest level in nearly eight months on September 19, with investor sentiment buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a cheaper yen. / AFP PHOTO / Behrouz MEHRI

Tokyo stocks close flat after PM Shinzo Abe’s win

Tokyo stocks closed flat on Thursday, with traders taking Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's widely expected victory in the party leadership election in their stride.
Pedestrians walk past the electronics stock indicator at the window of a security company in Tokyo on March 2, 2018. Tokyo stocks opened lower on March 2, taking a negative lead from Wall Street where shares tumbled after President Donald Trump vowed to enact steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, reviving fears of a trade war. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA

Tokyo stocks open higher as yen remains cheaper

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday despite lingering worries about trade issues as the yen lost ground against the dollar, which tends to boost stocks.
A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on April 5, 2018. Tokyo stocks closed higher on April 5 as fears of a US-China trade war eased and the yen weakened against the dollar. - AFP - Behrouz MEHRI

Tokyo shares end flat ahead of US data

Tokyo stocks ended flat Thursday, trimming earlier gains as investors locked in profits ahead of new data on the US economy.
A man walks past a stock indicator showing share prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (L) and New York Dow Jones closing numbers (R) in Tokyo on July 23, 2018. Tokyo stocks fell on July 23 for a third straight trading day as the yen firmed against the dollar after US President Donald Trump accused China and the European Union of manipulating their currencies. / AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGI

Tokyo stocks open lower

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday as the yen firmed against the dollar after US President Donald Trump accused China and the European Union of manipulating their currencies.

Tokyo stocks close higher as investors focus on Korean summit

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday, underpinned by gains on Wall Street and investor confidence in corporate earnings, as well as expectations of a positive tone at a landmark inter-Korean summit.

Tokyo stocks close higher as yen stays weak

Tokyo stocks closed higher Thursday as a cheaper yen helped boost market sentiment, with investors pursuing shares in companies expected to report brisk earnings.

Nintendo annual profits soar 36 percent to $1.27bn on Switch sales

Nintendo on Thursday said its annual net profit soared 36.1 percent, thanks to the immense popularity of its Switch console, and announced it was appointing a new president.

Tokyo stocks open lower ahead of Xi speech

Tokyo stocks opened lower Tuesday as investors waited for a speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping at an Asian forum amid trade tensions with the United States.

Tokyo stocks open higher

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday, extending Wall Street gains after inflation fears that sparked wild volatility earlier this month receded.

Tokyo stocks open lower as yen strengthens

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday as the yen hit a four-month high after the US treasury secretary hailed a "weak dollar" at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Tokyo stocks close lower on stronger yen

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday as Japanese exporters were weighed by a stronger yen, a day after the key index closed at a 26-year high.

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