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Sony wants to keep 'sense of tension,' despite record profit

Execs mindful of full-year goal; problems still plague entertainment segment

Kenichiro Yoshida, Sony's executive deputy president, talks with reporters Tuesday in Tokyo.

TOKYO -- Sony has posted its all-time biggest operating profit for the first quarter and stands in striking range of realizing record black ink for the full year. But the numbers rest mainly on the cyclical chipmaking business, whereas the entertainment segment remains a question mark.

Tense from all the success

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