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Online gaming lifts Sony to another record profit

Hit titles, Spotify and image sensors help offset smartphone slump in first half

TOKYO -- Sony is expected to report a record operating profit for the six months ended Sept. 30, with its shift to a subscription model in such fields as games and music helping to generate steady income.

The Japanese company's profit looks to have grown more than 10% on the year to about 420 billion yen ($3.75 billion), a second straight record for an interim half.

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