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Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Its diversified business is primarily focused on the electronics, game, entertainment and financial services sectors. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of electronic products for the consumer and professional markets. Sony is ranked 87th on the 2012 list of Fortune Global 500.

Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its four operating segments – Electronics, Motion pictures, Music and Financial Services. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony’s principal business operations include Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Mobile Communications, and Sony Financial. Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders and third-largest television manufacturer in the world, after Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. Via Freebase

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PlayStation Home Bites The Dust

04/01/2015, Sony launched the PlayStation Home virtual world in 2008 for the PlayStation 3. The idea was to provide gamers with a virtual hangout where they could socialize with fellow players and play some social games. It later redesigned the service and even made...

Alleged Sony Xperia Z4 Hits The FCC

04/01/2015, It is more or less a given that the Sony Xperia Z4 is a smartphone that will hit the market in due time, and as a rite of passage, it will first need to make its way to the FCC for approval. Having said that, an alleged Sony Xperia Z4 has apparently...

Sony Cosmos Could Roll Out As The Xperia C4

04/01/2015, Confirmed:Sony Cosmos will be going to the market as Xperia C4. — @upleaks (@upleaks) April 1, 2015 It looks like a couple of images of an upcoming Sony Xperia smartphone has been revealed, or rather, leaked, and signs do point to it being a...

Sony: 6-inch Device Planned, Aims To Ship 38m Smartphones [Rumor]

03/31/2015, The largest handset that we’ve ever seen from Sony is probably the Sony Xperia Z Ultra which was launched in 2013 with a screen size of 6.44-inches, which is actually pretty damn huge for a smartphone. That being said it looks like Sony could be...

Sony Teases Android 5.0 Lollipop For The Original Xperia Z

03/31/2015, The original Sony Xperia Z was announced back at CES 2013 and at that time was probably one of the better-looking smartphones around. Now given that the handset is 2 years old and with many of its successors having been announced, is there still love for...

Sony Xperia Z4 Makes An Appearance On GFXBench

03/30/2015, We have seen flagships from Samsung and HTC at MWC 2015 earlier this month, which means that as far as the major OEMs are concerned, we have yet to see Sony’s, LG’s, or Motorola’s just yet. Now the Sony Xperia Z4 has been pegged for a launch before...

PlayStation Underground Announced

03/30/2015, If you are old enough a gamer with the PlayStation platform, chances are you would have remembered the PlayStation Underground, as this name happened to be that of a video magazine as well as series of demo discs that Sony Computer Entertainment America...

Lollipop For Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact And Z3 Tablet Released Worldwide

03/30/2015, Sony has confirmed that it is rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for a cache of Xperia devices today. The Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet are all receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update today. Previously Sony had...

PS4 Bundle Includes Free PlayStation Camera

03/29/2015, One of the reasons why the PlayStation 4 cost $100 less than the Xbox One when both console came out in 2013 was because Sony decided to offer the PlayStation Camera separately while Microsoft bundled Kinect with its new console and demanded $499 for...

10% Discount Weekend For PS Store Kicks Off

03/27/2015, It is that time of the year when most of us are busy with tax refund season, and being in line with that, Sony has struck the right chord with the consumers. Keeping in line with the released PS4 3.5 firmware, the PlayStation Store will is giving away a...

PlayStation 4 System Update 2.50 Released

03/26/2015, The much awaited PlayStation 4 system update 2.50 has finally been released. We had been hearing about it for a few weeks now. Yesterday the confirmation came in from Sony. It detailed all of the features that this update brings to the...

Sony Pictures Could Do A Robotech Movie

03/26/2015, A Robotech movie certainly sounds like a real dream, especially with the new kinds of animation techniques and CGI effects that has matured along the years. In fact, it is said that a Robotech movie has been In various stages of development for a while...

Sony Could Announce New Camera Products On The 23rd Of April [Rumor]

03/26/2015, Sony will be present at the World Photography Awards and according to a report from Sony Alpha Rumors, they have heard from their sources that Sony could be announcing a new product at the event. The company will be hosting a press briefing on the 23rd of...