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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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PS Store Flash And Holiday Sales Extended

12/30/2014, Online gaming with a PlayStation or Xbox console was pretty much impossible for the better part of last week as both gaming networks, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, were taken down with a distributed denial of service attack a day before Christmas....

PSN Still Suffering From Intermittent Connectivity

12/29/2014, As many gamers have probably figured out for themselves, Sony’s PSN and Microsoft’s Xbox Live were hacked over Christmas, effectively preventing them from playing their games online. Now both Xbox Live and PSN are back online and the group claiming...

Sony Pictures Hack Could Be Insider Job, According To Security Firm

12/29/2014, Many have speculated that the hacks on Sony Pictures had come from North Korea. This was later confirmed by the authorities, but despite those confirmations, there are some who are still a bit skeptical. In fact some believe that it could be the job of an...

Lizard Squad Says They Will Stop Hacking Xbox Live And PSN

12/28/2014, As many gamers who use Sony or Microsoft’s gaming services have noticed, both PSN and Xbox Live were taken offline during Christmas due to the attacks of a hacker group who call themselves the Lizard Squad. Now it appears that the hacks have stopped and...

Sony Accused Of Pirating A Song In “The Interview” Movie

12/28/2014, Movie studios and record labels hate piracy, which is why many studios have gone after pirates with a vengeance. That being said it is also ironic when these studios allegedly engage in piracy of their own, which is what Sony is currently being accused...

‘The Interview’ Is Now Available On iTunes

12/28/2014, Last week it was reported that Sony had reached out to Apple to get its controversial movie “The Interview” released through iTunes, arguably one of the biggest digital distribution platforms out there, but the Cupertino-based company had...

PlayStation Network Is Back Online

12/28/2014, It was on Christmas Eve when we first reported that online gaming networks of both Sony and Microsoft were under attack. At the time PSN and Xbox Live were restored after a couple of hours but who knew that the attackers won’t sit still over...

The Interview Pirated Over 750,000 Times In Under 24 Hours

12/26/2014, The Interview might not be a great movie at all with its style of comedy, but then again it has garnered a whole lot of attention in recent times, especially when you take into consideration how Sony Pictures was hacked. In fact, The Interview was made...

The Interview Tops YouTube’s Most Popular Charts, For Now

12/26/2014, After debating how and whether or not to release The Interview, Sony Pictures has decided to release the movie online where users could watch it from a variety of different sources, such as Google Play, SeeTheInterview.com, Xbox Video, and YouTube Movies....

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...

PSN And Xbox Live Come Under Attack Once Again

12/25/2014, It looks like you will find it hard to get a good gaming session in over Christmas. Just yesterday a hacker group going by Lizard Squad took down both PlayStation Network and Xbox Live for a while, causing a great inconvenience to gamers around the world....

Sony’s ‘iPad Pro’ Rival Rumored For 2015

12/25/2014, Some manufacturers are trying their hand at larger tablets. While 7-inch and 10-inch tablets are a dime a dozen in the market only a few manufacturers are daring to touch the 12-inch barrier. Even Apple is expected to do the same in 2015 by launching...

PlayStation Now Will Stream Games To Samsung TVs Next Year

12/24/2014, At the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 Sony announced a new game streaming service called PlayStation Now. This service can be used to stream games over the internet without having to purchase a separate console. PlayStation Now is still in its infancy and...