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  • Sony launches SmartBand Talk, Android Wear SmartWatch 3 in India at Rs 12,990, Rs 19,990 January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Japanese electronics giant Sony said it has launched its latest range of smart wearables - SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk - in India. SmartWatch 3 is Sony's first smartwatch specifically designed for the latest Android Wear updates, while, SmartBand Talk allows users call handling and voice control functions...
  • Sony's new flagship Xperia Z4 likely to be unveiled at MWC 2015; could come in two variants January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Sony's new flagship smartphone, Xperia Z4, which was expected to be launched at Consumer Electronics Show 2015 (CES 2015) held earlier this month, could now be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015 scheduled to take place between March 2-5. If rumours are to be believed, Sony will launch two...
  • Jimmy Walker wins Sony Open by record 9 strokes January 19, 2015

    Honolulu: Six days after losing a tournament in Maui he felt he should have won, Jimmy Walker turned in a command performance on Sunday in Oahu. He blew away the field with a 7-under 63 to win the Sony Open for the second straight year. His fourth career victory was the...
  • Australian golfer attacked and robbed in Hawaii January 18, 2015

    Australian golfer Robert Allenby was recovering on Saturday from facial injuries after he was kidnapped, beaten, robbed and dumped in a park in Honolulu. Allenby, 43, was in Hawaii to compete in the Sony Open at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, but missed the cut and was planning to fly...
  • Golf: Rookie Justin Thomas shoots 61 to share Sony Open lead January 17, 2015

    PGA Tour rookie Justin Thomas carded nine-under-par 61 to charge into a share of the lead with fellow Americans Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson after the second round at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Friday. Thomas closed brilliantly, picking up four strokes in his final three holes as he went...
  • Golf: Paul Casey, Webb Simpson tied for early Sony Open lead January 16, 2015

    Englishman Paul Casey and American Webb Simpson shot matching 62s for a share of the early lead on eight under par in the first round of the Sony Open in Hawaii on Thursday. Arizona-based Casey, who has quit the European Tour to focus on playing in the United States, made his...
  • Golf: Luke Donald back to old coach, and hopes to be on way back January 15, 2015

    Honolulu: Some of the biggest stars in Europe are starting their year in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Luke Donald is in Honolulu. That's by design. This year is about getting back to his strengths, and getting back to his roots. Donald could pick off a few European Tour requirements, but he tends...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker in good shape for Sony Open title defence January 15, 2015

    Deflated though he was after his playoff loss at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Monday, Jimmy Walker knows his game is in good shape ahead of his title defence at this week's Sony Open on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The 35-year-old American was especially sharp with his iron game...
  • Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a TV show to highlight child labour and human trafficking January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Popular reality-based crime show 'Crime Patrol Satark' has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a special series focusing on child labour and human trafficking. "We have picked two important cases from Satyarthi's organisation - Bachpan Bachao Andolan. We decided to take up this opportunity as viewers...
  • 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol' Day 7: Sambhavna Seth blamed for replacing Puneet Issar with Gautam Gulati January 11, 2015

    Though the 'Bigg Boss Weekend ka Vaar' with Salman Khan was great the 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol' episode with Farah Khan was equally entertaining. She started as Salman did, by greeting the viewers in several Indian languages. She then announced that the housemates had been worried about eviction but the...
  • Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China January 8, 2015

    Shanghai: Sony will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 gaming console in China, originally scheduled for January 11, due to "various factors", according to a statement on Thursday. Sony Computer Entertainment said in the statement that a new sale date had not yet been determined. Prolonged negotiations with Chinese authorities were...
  • Sony CEO sees no major financial impact from cyber attack January 7, 2015

    Las Vegas: Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai on Tuesday said he does not expect the November cyber attack on the company's film studio to have a significant financial impact, two weeks after the studio rolled out the movie at the heart of the attack. The studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment, said...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8': Sonali Raut loved her 'dramatic' exit from the house January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Model-actor Sonali Raut says she avoided melodrama during her stint in 'Bigg Boss 8' but loved her "dramatic" exit when stars of forthcoming movie "Roy" came in to get her out. Sonali was happy to exit in style. "Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez came into 'Bigg Boss' house to get me....
  • Sony CEO breaks silence on 'The Interview' hack; praises employees, partners for standing up to hackers January 6, 2015

    Las Vegas: Sony Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai praised employees and partners of the company's Hollywood movie studio for standing up to "extortionist efforts" of hackers who attacked Sony Pictures Entertainment. In his first public comments on the massive cyberattack, which the US government has blamed on North Korea, Hirai said...
  • US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack January 3, 2015

    Honolulu: Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North's defence industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyberattack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber community, the US insisted that...
  • US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack January 3, 2015

    Honolulu/Washington: North Korea was hit with more sanctions on Friday designed to impede access to the US financial system in the wake of a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the Obama Administration has said was supported by the reclusive country. The US government named three entities, including North Korea's military...
  • Sony's 'Interview' lands on pay TV and in 580 theaters January 1, 2015

    Reuters: Sony Pictures Entertainment added more viewing options for its provocative comedy "The Interview," making the film available through U.S. pay television operators and nearly doubling the number of independent theaters that will show the movie. The film, blamed for triggering a massive cyberattack on Sony's movie studio, will also be...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8': Puneet Issar's wife Deepali takes a leaf out of 'Munna Bhai's' book; hugs her husband's competitor Karishma Tanna December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The game of Bigg Boss is no cake walk if you thought it to be so. It does seem scripted at times but when you see the same actors acting in their TV shows, they fail to manifest spontaneity in the same manner as they do inside the...