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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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GCF certifies Sony Xperia ion, launch happening soon?

04/22/2012, The Sony Xperia ion was launched back in CES 2012 in January this year, and was available for pre-order shortly after CES was over. Well, since then, very little else was known about the Sony Xperia ion as the smartphone laid low for quite some time,...

Sony patent reveals plans for wireless medical wristband

04/20/2012, Hospitals have displays and monitors that shows a patient’s heart rate and vitals. Perhaps looking to cut down the amount of wires strapped to a patient, or for those at home who are simply curious, a recently discovered patent filed by Sony back in...

Sony to loan Xperia phones to developers for app testing

04/19/2012, One of the downsides to Android apps is that sometimes an app that you want might not be compatible with your device. An example would be in the Android release of Grand Theft Auto whereby mostly the high-end Android smartphones were supported. Perhaps...

Sony SmartWatch taken apart

04/18/2012, After seeing the innards of the Sony SmartWatch, there is a niggling suspicion that the SmartWatch, if it were to be a sentient being, would most probably turn green with envy, secretly hoping that it would one day grow up to be like the Pebble smartwatch...

Sony Xperia arc S ROM ported onto the Galaxy Nexus

04/18/2012, Different Android users like different UIs that different manufacturers ship with their phones. Some might like the HTC Sense UI and will go for a HTC device, while others might prefer Samsung’s TouchWiz UI, while others prefer a stock experience as how...

Halo 4 release date set to November 6, 2012

04/17/2012, Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced that Halo 4 will be released around the globe this coming November 6, 2012. This marks a Halo game in the franchise that does not stick to the traditional September debut date, and perhaps it has been reshuffled...

Sony Optical Disc Archive solutions is in the pipeline

04/15/2012, Sony is moving towards the possible commercializing of a next-generation optical disc archive storage system known as the Optical Disc Archive. Not only that, Sony wants to set up an Optical Disc Archive Advisory Group in order to promote the adoption of...

Sony’s SmartWatch can be yours for $150

04/12/2012, If smart watches are your thing and you’d rather not watch for the Pebble smart watch to kick into production, you will be pleased to hear that as long as you are using an Android device, Sony has announced that its SmartWatch will be available starting...

One Sony strategy’s opening move: Shed 10,000 jobs

04/11/2012, Just a couple of days ago, we talked about how Sony will release 10,000 workers from their payroll in a corporate exercise to trim costs as well as boost profits. It seems that this is all part of the One Sony strategy that was adopted by the Japanese...

Sony Xperia Sola hits the FCC

04/11/2012, The Sony Xperia Sola, also known as the Pepper or MT27i, has just arrived at the FCC, so you can be sure that the real deal is not too far off from the market. We already spent some hands-on time with the prototype, and with the final commercial version...

Sony VAIO E 14P laptops features a pretty striking design

04/10/2012, Residents in Europe looking to get their hands on a new laptop might be interested in seeing the latest in what Sony has to offer. The company has rather quietly revamped its VAIO E series and has added the VAIO E 14P to the mix. Sporting a pretty sleek...

Sony camcorder does super slow motion

04/09/2012, There has been a fair number of movies over the years that depicted slow motion movement – with the Matrix popularizing the bullet time concept, and for home video enthusiasts, you might want to think about incorporating this particular special...

Sony slashes 10,000 jobs in belt tightening exercise

04/09/2012, It looks like Yahoo! has Sony for its friend when it comes to slashing jobs, with the Internet search giant saving up to $375 million by reducing their workforce by as many as 2,000 people. Sony has also decided that a reduction in the number of employees...

Pinball Arcade arriving on PS3 and PS Vita this April 10

04/05/2012, Pinball fans who own a Sony PS3 or a PS Vita, market your calendars this coming April 10th. This is when Sony will roll out Pinball Arcade for both platforms, delivering a quartet of tables that are said to run on the most accurate pinball physics engine...