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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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Sony to release Qualcomm S4-based Android phone in June?

03/07/2012, Despite showing off its flagship Xperia S phone earlier this year, it looks like Sony might have even better phones up its sleeves. According to reports online, Sony is planning to release a new, ultra high-end smartphone in June 2012. The phone will pack...

PlayStation Suite SDK open beta to reach developers next month

03/07/2012, Sony’s PlayStation Suite SDK (software development kit) open beta is set to be released to developers from next month onwards in a phased rollout. As for the official SDK launch, it will happen some time this year, although not so soon. Developers...

PSP arriving in Sky-Marine Blue

03/06/2012, While Sony might be pushing its PlayStation Vita console at the moment, that doesn’t mean it has forgotten about its previous handheld console – the PlayStation Portable (PSP). The company has announced that it will be pushing out a brand new...

Reckless Racing 2 recreated in real life

03/05/2012, Ever wondered what it’s like to control a car using a smartphone? You’re not alone as the folks over at Xperia Studio have thought about it too and decided to make it happen. Using the addictive racing game: Reckless Racing 2 as inspiration...

Michael Jackson back catalogue stolen by hackers?

03/04/2012, One of Michael Jackson’s most prized possessions would be his back catalogue, as it is definitely a treasure trove of musical genius. Well, word on the street has it that over 50,000 files from Sony Music has already been downloaded illegally, where...

Sony Xperia P receives SmartDock docking station

03/02/2012, We did more than just catch a glimpse of the Sony Xperia P at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, and have even managed to shoot a hands-on video which you can check out here. Well, there is more than meets the eye with...

CyanogenMod 9 ported on Sony X8, X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro

03/02/2012, If you happen to own the Sony X8, X10 Mini or the X10 Mini Pro and you were looking forward to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, once again the Android developer has not disappointed as XDA forum member paul-xxx has managed to port CyanogenMod 9 over onto...

Sony won’t be releasing quad-core phones until 2013?

03/01/2012, If you’re looking forward to get your hands on a Sony Android phone packing a quad-core processor this year, it looks like you might be disappointed. The folks over at CNET recently spoke to Stephen Sneeden, product marketing manager for Sony Mobile...

Sony releases new headphones for spring

02/29/2012, Sony has just announced a bunch of new headphones for the spring season, each one catered to different types of users. Firstly they have the MDR-MA900 over-the-ear headphones. It is touted to feature a full open structure design that promotes sound to...

Sony Tablet P now available in the US

02/28/2012, It’s been awhile since the Sony Tablet P was announced, and for those of you who are keen on picking up the unique clam-shell Android tablet, you’re in luck. Sony has announced that as of today, the tablet is now available in the US. While the...

PS Vita sold 1.2 million units worldwide

02/28/2012, Are you a huge fan of portable gaming? Of course, the more casual gamers would stick to their smartphones and tablets, but really serious gamers will most probably have at least a Nintendo and a Sony portable handheld console in their pockets....