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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 Xperia Z2 Tablet Gets CyanogenMod Nightly Builds

07/13/2014, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z2 tablet earlier this year and both Wi-Fi as well as LTE variants of the device are now available for purchase in the U.S. Those who picked one up and now want to flash a custom ROM on it are in luck. The folks at Cyanogen have...

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua Spotted At FCC

07/10/2014, It was earlier in February this year that the Sony Xperia M2 was announced, and that particular smartphone planted itself firmly within the realms of the mid-range market, delivering 4.8” of viewing goodness alongside LTE connectivity. It does look as...

Sony Reveals Why They Took So Long To Reveal The PS4′s Design

07/10/2014, Back in 2013, Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4. In some ways it was a surprise as no one had really expected Sony to make an announcement that early. Even more odd was the fact that for a long time, no one really knew what the PlayStation 4 console had...

Verizon Launches The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

07/09/2014, Earlier this week we picked up on a rumor that claimed Verizon would have dibs on Sony’s latest and greatest tablet. Big Red confirmed it today. The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet is exclusive to Verizon in the U.S. The carrier will start taking pre-orders...

Sony Xperia C3 Benchmark Results Spotted

07/09/2014, This did not take too long – what is known as the self proclaimed “world’s best selfie smartphone”, the Sony Xperia C3, has already appeared on a benchmark, paving the way for the masses to check out just how well it will be able to hold its...

Sony Lue Z Windows Phone 8.1 Is A Fake

07/09/2014, For a site that peddles rumors and tip offs from anonymous folk as well as insiders in the industry, @evleaks has had a fair number of hits, and some misses as of late. If you have been hearing whispers of the Sony Lue Z being peddled around, touting this...

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Hits The US

07/08/2014, The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, a smartphone that has done pretty well for itself in markets where it has been released in the past, having picked up the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update along the way, is now available for purchase over in the US. Isn’t it about...

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Could Head For Verizon

07/08/2014, If you think that your smartphone is one tough cookie, then think again if you are not using the //www.ubergizmo.com/2014/02/sony-xperia-z2-hands-on/”>Sony Xperia Z2, as that particular model could which was encased in a block of ice continued to...

Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact Rumored For September Release

07/08/2014, The Sony Xperia Z3 has yet to be officially revealed, but word on the street has it that the handset could be released and making its way into stores by September. Given that IFA 2014 will be kicking off sometime in September, we guess it sort of makes...

Driveclub PS4 Bundle Revealed

07/08/2014, Console manufacturers often bundle their hardware with hotly anticipated games in order to boost sales. The price tends to appeal people who’re in the market for a new console while offering them the ability to play a game that’s generating...

PS4 Doesn’t Do Wonders For Japan’s Console Market

07/08/2014, Sony decided to launch its new gaming console the PlayStation 4 in the West late last year. The console instantly became a hit, it now happens to be the fastest selling console in UK history. PS4 continues to outsell Microsoft’s Xbox One on a...

Ken Levine: BioShock For Vita Would Be Like Final Fantasy Tactics

07/08/2014, As you might have heard earlier this year, Irrational Games announced that they would be closing down. In case you’re wondering who they are, they are the studio behind titles such as BioShock and was co-founded by Ken Levine who is quite a big name in...

Sony Publishes Photo Taken With A Curved CMOS Sensor

07/08/2014, Sensors for cameras, whether it be for DSLR, compact, or smartphones, tend to be flat. However Sony is hoping to change that perception (quite literally) by introducing a CMOS sensor that is curved. So why curved? Are there are advantages to having a...