New PlayStation hits market ready for battle with latest Xbox

New PlayStation hits market ready for battle with latest Xbox

Sony's PlayStation 5 went on sale Thursday, just two days after rival Microsoft released its newest Xbox, with the next-generation consoles vying for holiday season dominance as the pandemic boosts gaming demand.
Amazon, Sony skipping mobile congress owing to virus

Amazon, Sony skipping mobile congress owing to virus

Amazon and Sony said Monday (Feb 10) they will steer clear of the world's biggest mobile tech fair in Barcelona at the end of this month owing to concerns over spread of the novel coronavirus.
Sony withdrawing from non-focus and defocused markets like Vietnam

Sony withdrawing from non-focus and defocused markets like Vietnam

At its Corporate Strategy Meeting, Sony announced a plan to reduce costs by 57 per cent in 2017-2020 by withdrawing from non-focus and defocused regions.
Youth up: Sony Show 2018 arrives to Hanoi

Youth up: Sony Show 2018 arrives to Hanoi

Sony Show 2018, an extensive and zestful tech event for the young, arrived to Hanoi for October 5-7 in Vincom Royal City with the theme of “Youth Up.”
Microchip collaborates with Sony to create high-solution audio devices

Microchip collaborates with Sony to create high-solution audio devices

Bluetooth 5.0-compliant SoC of Microchip enables immersive audio sound in Audeze’s award-winning, high-end Mobius gaming headphones.  
Chinese smart phone manufacturers make headways in Vietnam

Chinese smart phone manufacturers make headways in Vietnam 1

Chinese mobile phone manufacturers' growth in Vietnam has been forcing mid-end smart phone brands like Sony and Microsoft out of business.
Sony might stop making phones

Sony might stop making phones

Sony’s new CEO has just revealed plans for the company to focus on services and other core areas of Sony profitability, such as streaming services.
Sony to acquire EMI music publisher in US$1.9b deal

Sony to acquire EMI music publisher in US$1.9b deal

TOKYO: Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday (May 22) announced a deal to acquire the music publishing firm and record label EMI for a price of around US$1.9 billion.
Fido funeral: In Japan, a send-off for robot dogs

Fido funeral: In Japan, a send-off for robot dogs

The robot dogs lined up in their dozens Thursday (Apr 26) in Japan were no tech fair display. They were the dearly departed being honoured with their own traditional "funeral."
Sony chief to fight on after 'annus horribilis'

Sony chief to fight on after 'annus horribilis'

Sony chief executive Howard Stringer said Thursday that he has no plans to step down and was "up for the fight" of turning the Japanese electronics giant around after a year of setbacks.
Sony forecasts $1.15 bn annual loss

Sony forecasts $1.15 bn annual loss

Japanese electronics giant Sony on Wednesday said it now expected a heavy full-year loss of $1.15 billion as it reels from the impact of a strong yen, weak TV sales and severe flooding in Thailand.
Ericsson sells stake in Sony Ericsson to Sony

Ericsson sells stake in Sony Ericsson to Sony

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson said Thursday it would sell its 50-per cent stake in mobile phone joint venture Sony Ericsson to Sony for 1.05 billion euros ($1.47 billion).
Sony's Stringer 'sorry' over data breach

Sony's Stringer 'sorry' over data breach

Sony chairman and president Howard Stringer on Tuesday apologised to shareholders and customers over a massive data leak, which helped push its its share price to a two-year low this month.
Sega says 1.29 mln customers' data stolen by hackers

Sega says 1.29 mln customers' data stolen by hackers

Hackers have stolen the personal data of some 1.29 million customers of the Japanese game maker Sega, the company said on Sunday, in a theft via a website of its European unit.
Sony to restore Qriocity Thursday, except in Japan

Sony to restore Qriocity Thursday, except in Japan

Sony said it would restore all Qriocity online music and video distribution services Thursday everywhere except Japan, after shutting it and its PlayStation Network down in April due to hacker attacks.
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