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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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Video Unlimited To Be Rebranded As PlayStation Video

01/29/2015, As some of you might have heard, Sony has decided to put an end to their Music Unlimited service, instead choosing to partner with Spotify in a launch of a new service called PlayStation Music. The new service has yet to launch but it will be available on...

Sony To Cut An Additional 1,000 Jobs From Their Mobile Division

01/27/2015, Unlike Samsung or LG, Sony isn’t doing particularly well for themselves in the mobile market. While they might still be somewhat thriving back in their home market of Japan, over in the US and other parts of the world, Sony phones seem to be taking a...

Sony Mobile Wants To Extend The Life Cycle Of Their Handsets

01/26/2015, Last year we heard that Sony in a bid to help cut its costs would be trimming its smartphone portfolio. We had also heard that Sony would be releasing one flagship smartphone a year as opposed to two, where typically it had been a launch at CES/MWC,...

Sony Xperia Z4 Might Skip MWC, Launch In The Summer Instead [Rumor]

01/26/2015, With Sony passing up the opportunity to launch their next flagship smartphone at CES 2015 earlier this month, we can only assume that they will take advantage of MWC 2015 to launch the Sony Xperia Z4, however if the recent rumors are to be believed, that...

Leaked PlayStation 4 Slim Pictures Are Probably Fake

01/26/2015, In November 2013 Sony launched the PlayStation 4. It became apparent immediately that this console is going to do well in the market. For month after month it beat the Xbox One on sales. So far Sony has sold over 18.5 million units around the globe and...

First 20th Anniversary PS4 Unit Sold For $130,000

01/26/2015, A couple of months back Sony unveiled the 20th Anniversary edition PlayStation 4. This limited edition production run of the console was meant to celebrate two decades of Sony’s gaming platform. Only 12,300 units were produced and as expected they...

Sony Makes Up For 2011 PSN Outage With Cheap Old Games

01/25/2015, Over Christmas you might have heard about PlayStation Network troubles but that was nothing compared to what happened back in 2011. Many of you would remember that back then PlayStation Network had been knocked offline for almost a month, and not only...

Root Xperia Z3 With Locked Bootloader Using New Exploit

01/25/2015, On international variants of Sony’s smartphones the bootloaders are unlocked which means its easier for users to tinker with the software. However carrier locked units, like the ones sold in the U.S., have locked bootloaders which makes rooting a...

Sony Has New Lollipop Soft Keys In Tow

01/23/2015, We do know that Sony is working towards releasing the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Sony Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone (for the moment, at least, which has just seen a purple edition roll out in Hong Kong with whispers of an Xperia Z4 in the...

First 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 Starts To Receive Bids

01/23/2015, The free market usually works this way – if there is enough demand for a particular device or item, and the supply is far from satisfactory, then expect the price to go up. Even more so if one particular item happens to be a limited edition model,...

Sony Digital TV Tuner Module Revealed

01/23/2015, Sony has just announced their spanking new Sony Digital TV Tuner Module, which carries the model number SMT-EW100 if you happen to keep track of such information. This particular peripheral will target mobile devices including the likes of (but not...

Purple Sony Xperia Z3 Debuts In Hong Kong

01/22/2015, Much has been said and done about an upcoming purple colored Sony Xperia Z3. Well, it looks like all of your patience will finally pay off, as this particularly well shaded version of the current Sony flagship smartphone has made its bow over in Hong...

Sony MDR-AS600BT Wireless Bluetooth/NFC Headphones Launched

01/22/2015, If you’re working out at the gym or if you’re out for a run, you might want to bring your headphones with you to help motivate you to push harder, run faster, and so on. However sometimes those pesky headphones cables can get in the way and if you...