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Sony Stock Hits 10-Year High, Propelling It Back to No. 1 Electronics Maker in Japan

Sony Corp. stock on Tuesday closed at its highest level since January 2008 in Tokyo to become the biggest Japanese electronics maker by market …

Financial Services

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium up for pre-order in US for $999, comes w/ free $279 earbuds

Have you ever wanted to spend $1,000 on a smartphone? Probably not, and if so, it was probably more likely to be from Apple or Samsung than Sony. Regardless, Sony’s new Xperia XZ2 Premium is now available for pre-order, and it actually comes with a pretty compelling bonus.<p>In case you missed it, the …

Mobile Technology

What Sony Does Best

In a few short years, Sony has amassed a cult-like following for its cameras. Without having used one, it can be hard to know exactly what the …

Cameras

Sony Mobile highlights its innovation in mobile through infographic

Sony Mobile has published a new infographic highlighting the pedigree the Xperia brand has had in innovating in mobile. Sony highlights the number of …

Mobile

Sony is exploring bezel-less designs for future Xperia smartphones

Sony has said that it's looking into possible bezel-less designs for future smartphones, but it's made no guarantee that they'll arrive anytime …

Xperia Home to enter maintenance phase; Beta to close in a few weeks

The Sony Mobile developers behind Xperia Home have today confirmed that they will no longer be actively developing the home launcher going forward. …

Sony working on AI camera tech for future Xperia models

As smartphones mature, it is becoming more and more difficult to differentiate on hardware alone. Arguably even the design of phones are all …

Sony hints at new portable console – could it be a Switch style hybrid?

The new boss of Sony’s games business has revealed that the company is already experimenting with new portable hardware.<p>When the PS Vita was released …

Sony Accidentally Reveals New High End OLED And LCD TVs

Ever since Sony showed off ‘concept’ TVs using a new X1 Ultimate processor at the CES in January, AV fans and journalists have speculated about whether we might see some new high end Sony TVs before 2018 was out. Now an apparent mistake on Sony’s US website seems to have confirmed that the brand …

Sony's EMI deal is part of its 'journey' into more content: Analyst

Ray Wang of Constellation Research says the content piece is "very important" for businesses in the music services space.

Sony

EMI deal makes Sony world's biggest music publisher | Reuters.com

Sony has become the world's biggest music publisher after signing a deal to gain control of publishing giant EMI.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Sony has become the world's biggest music publisher after signing a deal to gain control of publishing giant EMI.

Sony: PlayStation 4 Nearing ‘Final Phase’ of Life Cycle (Report)

Sony apparently thinks it’s the beginning of the end for the PlayStation 4. Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO John Kodera said the console is …

Wall Street

Sony to Buy EMI Publishing, Will Get 2.1 Million Songs

Sony is buying EMI Music Publishing, getting its hands on a catalog of 2.1 million songs from Beyonce, Carole King and other artists as it embarks on …

Sony shrinks its Digital Paper tablet down to a more manageable 10 inches

I had a great time last year with Sony’s catchily named DPT-RP1, an e-paper tablet that’s perfect for reading PDFs and other big documents, but one of my main issues was simply how big the thing is. Light and thin but 13 inches across, the tablet was just unwieldy. Heeding (I assume) my advice, …

Sony Lays Off 12 at Crackle; More Cuts Likely Coming in TV, Film Units (EXCLUSIVE)

Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Tony Vinciquerra is continuing to streamline the studio with a series of new cost-saving cutbacks and …

Spider-Man

Sony's Xperia Ear Duo true wireless earphones are shipping soon

Previewed as a concept product last year, these "open" in-ear totally wireless headphones will be available at the end of May.<p>Sony's Xperia Ear Duo is a little bit of an unusual product. It's a set of totally wireless in-ear headphones that have an open design that allows you to hear the outside …

Sony makes big bet on cooking robots as key to automated future - Video | ZDNet

Here's what's new in the big 3D Creator 2.0 update for Xperia phones

During MWC 2018, Sony announced a laundry list of new features coming to its 3D Creator app that was first introduced on the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 …

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium's camera could be better than Galaxy S9's

First there was the Samsung Galaxy S9 and then there was the Huawei P20 Pro. Now it's Sony's turn to boldly claim that its phone camera is the most advanced there is.<p>The Xperia XZ2 Premium has the highest-reaching hardware specs of all three phones in its line. It follows the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 …

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium delivers a 4K HDR display w/ the company’s first dual-cameras

It’s barely been a full month since the debut of the Sony Xperia XZ2 family, and the phones are finally about to go up for sale in the United States. Today, though, Sony is unveiling a brand new variant of those devices with the Xperia XZ2 Premium…<p>With the standard Xperia XZ2, you get a pretty …

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium launch date looks set for April 16 event

By Luke Edwards<p><b>BREAKING:</b> <b>The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has been announced.</b><p><i>Original story continues below.</i><p>A Sony leakster has teased a launch event which …

The PS5 Is Real, But Is Not Coming Soon - Report

<b>[Update]</b> This story has been updated to address a mistake in wording which resulted in misleading information. The story previously stated PS5 may not run PS4 games, when the source stated that reports indicated PS5 games would not work on previous generation hardware. The original report does not …

How much will artists get paid from the major labels’ Spotify profits?

Sony Corp just gave us a precious hint into the amount of money about to hit the artist communityThe post How much will artists get paid from the …

Could Sony be prepping new Xperia tablets?

Sony’s range of Xperia tablets were some of the best received in the Android ecosystem. The Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact was a fan favourite, and the …

Android News

Pre-order the Sony Xperia XZ2 and you'll get a free PS4 or PSVR AND a free PS Plus membership

This incredible Xperia XZ2 phone deal comes on the same day the Samsung Galaxy S9 goes on general sale<p>In an absolute coup for Sony Mobile, the …

Xperia XZ1 picks up iF Gold Design Award – vindicates use of bezels

The prestigious iF Design Awards were recently announced for 2018, and it was great to see three of Sony Mobile’s handsets pick up awards. The Xperia …

'Minority Report' gesture control is about to get very real

If you need to tell a digital device what to do but can't use a keyboard, voice is the first option that springs to mind. You can use it for phones, digital assistants and smart speakers.<p>But some devices are getting digital eyes in addition to digital ears. That's the vision, so to speak, of …

Tom Cruise

Sony's New Head Honcho

Sony has appointed Kenichiro Yoshida, the chief financial officer credited for executing the turnround at the once-struggling Japanese electronics …

Profit

Sony Introduces a New Monster: the a7III!

As expected, Sony delivered the goods with the new a7III! Take a look at the specs and how it stacks up against the competition because you love new …

Sony Is Getting Serious About Smartphones Again, and It's Great

You wouldn’t know it, because Sony never seems to have brought its phones to the US until well after the fact, but not too long ago, Sony was a force …

Phones