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Sony to sell PlayStation in China through new ventures

Sony will bring its PlayStation consoles to China through two joint ventures, its Chinese partner said Monday, as the Japanese gaming giant seeks to tap a newly opened market.

Sony to sell PlayStation in China through new ventures
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PlayStation 4 leads jump in US console sales

Sony's PlayStation 4 led a surge in console sales that lifted the US video game market in April, said figures released Thursday by market research firm NPD Group.

PlayStation 4 leads jump in US console sales
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Sony to make film of Edward Snowden story

Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the rights to the new book by journalist Glenn Greenwald about fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, the studio said.

Sony to make film of Edward Snowden story
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Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million
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Microsoft hopes 'Titanfall' can boost Xbox One

Tech titan Microsoft -- which has struggled to keep pace with Sony and its PlayStation 4 -- is pinning its hopes on a new action video game, ironically named "Titanfall."

Microsoft hopes 'Titanfall' can boost Xbox One
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Sony to sell PC business to investment fund

Sony is in talks to sell its personal computer business to a Japanese investment fund as part of the electronics giant's wider restructuring, reports said Wednesday.

Sony to sell PC business to investment fund
Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target
Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Friday warned it would swing back into the red this fiscal year as it slashed its annual sales target for the Wii U game console.

Nintendo forecasts net loss, slashes Wii U sales target
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Tribune buys music data service from Sony for $170 mn

US media company Tribune plans to acquire Gracenote, a giant in music data, for $170 million from media giant Sony, the companies announced Monday.

Tribune buys music data service from Sony for $170 mn
'Smart' wig navigates by GPS, monitors brainwaves
'Smart' wig navigates by GPS, monitors brainwaves

Are you both bald AND lost? Then the new "SmartWig" from Japan might be just what you need.

'Smart' wig navigates by GPS, monitors brainwaves
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Indie video games make their mark

Indie video games made by tiny teams on even tinier budgets are increasingly competing with the big guys, making inroads on consoles after cutting their teeth on phones and tablets.

Indie video games make their mark
Sony pulls back curtain on new PS4 console
Sony pulls back curtain on new PS4 console

Sony on Monday provided the world the first look at its new PlayStation 4 console, promising to combine its film, music, television and game strengths in a powerhouse home entertainment box.

Sony pulls back curtain on new PS4 console
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Time is ripe for smartwatches, analysts say

Amid much speculation on the future of the "smartwatch," the consensus is growing: the time is right.

Time is ripe for smartwatches, analysts say
Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn
Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn

Sony said Thursday it has sold one of its main buildings in Tokyo for $1.2 billion as the embattled Japanese electronics giant offloads assets to help repair its tattered balance sheet.

Sony sells Tokyo office building for $1.2 bn
Sony bills coming PS4 console as future of gaming
Sony bills coming PS4 console as future of gaming

Sony unveiled a new-generation PlayStation 4 system on Wednesday and laid out its vision for the "future of gaming" in a world rich with mobile gadgets and play streamed from the Internet cloud.

Sony bills coming PS4 console as future of gaming
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Sony pressured to change game with PS4 console

Sony is expected to reveal its vision of the future of home entertainment on Wednesday by providing a glimpse at a new-generation PlayStation console that streams games, films, music and more.

Sony pressured to change game with PS4 console
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Sony selling Madison Avenue HQ building for $1.1 bn

Sony said Friday it was selling its US headquarters in Manhattan for $1.1 billion as part of an overhaul aimed at rescuing the Japanese consumer electronics giant's tattered balance sheet.

Sony selling Madison Avenue HQ building for $1.1 bn
TVs get bigger, bolder, smarter at CES show
TVs get bigger, bolder, smarter at CES show

TV makers showing off their new wares at a huge trade fair will seek to dazzle consumers with bigger, bolder displays, and smarter technologies for consumers who want television to be a "multiscreen" experience.

TVs get bigger, bolder, smarter at CES show
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Sony mulls battery business sale: report

Sony is in talks with suitors including Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision over the sale of its battery business, a report said Thursday, as the Japanese firm tries to repair its dented balance sheet.

Sony mulls battery business sale: report
Sleek new PlayStation 3 model makes US debut
Sleek new PlayStation 3 model makes US debut

Sleek new PlayStation 3 consoles took their places in US homes on Thursday as Sony tapped into its video game prowess to put itself at the heart of Internet Age entertainment.

Sleek new PlayStation 3 model makes US debut