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  • The legendary Sony Walkman makes a comeback as a Rs 42K device encased in a block of aluminium 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The legendary Sony Walkman is making a comeback in the land where it first revolutionised music listening 35 years ago. Sony had stopped manufacturing the classic, cassette tape Walkman on October 25, 2010 but now the device in a more modern-day avatar is selling well in Japan, reports...
  • Xperia T3: Sony launches 'the slimmest 5.3-inch phone' in India at Rs 27,990 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Consumer electronics giant Sony today introduced its ultra thin smartphone Xperia T3 for the India market priced at Rs 27,990. The handset, with a screen size of 5.3-inch, will be available in white, black and purple colours. It would be at retail outlets by the end of this month. "Xperia...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 20, 2014

    This week's Citizen Journalist Show puts spotlight on issues affecting citizens from across the country. This episode features story of a rape victims fight for compensation to a story highlighting the plight of malaria survivors in Tripura. We also have a story of a young female mountaineers journey to Europe's...
  • Alia Bhatt: I would like to do a serious film with my mom July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: If Alia Bhatt wants her filmmaker father Mahesh Bhatt to direct her one day, she is equally keen to team up with her mother Soni Razdan for a serious film. The actress of films like 'Saaransh', Soni went behind the camera in 2005 for Pakistani actress Meera and Ashmit Patel...
  • Airtel blocks 219 websites for infringing on Sony's World Cup 2014 telecast rights July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom major Airtel has told the Delhi High Court that it has blocked 219 websites which were allegedly infringing MSM Pvt Ltd's, formerly Sony, right to show matches of FIFA 2014 World Cup as the authorised broadcaster of the event in the Indian subcontinent. The websites blocked as...
  • Alia wants to do an intense film with dad Mahesh Bhatt, a period film with mom Soni Razdan July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Alia Bhatt wants her filmmaker father, Mahesh Bhatt, to write an "intense" film for her, and wants to work with her mother Soni Razdan in a period movie. Though Bhatt has taken a backseat from direction, Alia, 21, wants him to write a script for her. "I want him to...
  • May 16 equivalent to India's independence from British: RSS leader June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Suresh Soni on Sunday compared the verdict delivered by Indian voters on May 16 to the country's independence from British rule. Soni said, "When the results came out on MMay 16, it was similar to the day when Britishers left the Indian land on August...
  • Apple's iWatch to enter mass production in July; likely to come with a 2.5-inch display, wireless charging capabilities June 22, 2014

    Taipei: Taiwan's Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple Inc's first smartwatch in July, a source familiar with the matter said, as the US tech giant tries to prove it can still innovate against rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. The still-unnamed watch, which Apple followers have dubbed the iWatch,...
  • E3 2014: Winners and losers from the video game show June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This year, the focus was on new games to play on those machines,...
  • Despite numerous leaks and teasers, E3 2014 still surprises June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: The jaws aren't dropping at E3. Traditionally, the Electronic Entertainment Expo is the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That's changed in recent years as game release dates have moved beyond the holiday season and leaks about upcoming titles have spread across the...
  • Amazon set to launch a music streaming service this week: Report June 12, 2014

    New York: US online giant Amazon is preparing to launch a streaming music service as early as this week, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The report, citing unnamed sources, said the service would have a more limited catalogue than some rivals but would be offered free and without advertising for...
  • E3 2014: Uncharted, LittleBigPlanet coming to PlayStation 4 June 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Sony announced that it's bringing new installments of the popular video-game franchises "Uncharted" and "LittleBigPlanet" to the PlayStation 4 as it celebrated the 6-month-old game console's marketplace triumph. Sony also premiered "Abzu," an undersea odyssey from the creators of the award-winning "Journey" and "Entwined," a psychedelic 3-D flying game....
  • E3 2014: Electronic Arts launches Battlefield Hardline beta; available for PlayStation 4, PC June 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Electronic Arts is testing out its latest "Battlefield" game at E3. The video game publisher surprised Electronic Entertainment Expo attendees by announcing it was launching the online beta test for "Battlefield Hardline" after its presentation at the game industry's annual trade show. The upcoming first-person shooter trades the franchise's...
  • Sony beats Nintendo in console wars for the first time in nearly a decade June 9, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony are winning the console wars for the first time in nearly a decade, a company official confirmed Monday, offering a rare bright spot on the firm's otherwise troubled balance sheet. Stellar sales of the new PlayStation 4 gave the Japanese electronic giant a huge leg up over rival Nintendo,...
  • E3 2014: 5 video game trends expected at the trade show June 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is expected to shift back to games. From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences, about 200 exhibitors will...
  • E3 2014: Microsoft, Sony to battle for throne at the video game trade show June 8, 2014

    San Francisco: Muscular new consoles from Microsoft and Sony are girding to battle for the throne of the video game industry at the E3 extravaganza set to kick off in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The two rivals will showcase blockbuster titles to the press Monday with eye-popping graphics, and promote their...
  • Sony back at top of video game console sales after eight years June 7, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony have topped worldwide sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years, a newspaper reported Saturday, pipping struggling rival Nintendo and signalling the Playstation manufacturer's comeback. Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) sold 18.7 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) systems and other game consoles for the fiscal year to...
  • Advertorial: Mother's Hand, a picture can change the way you see the world June 6, 2014

    Sony has always believed that a good camera doesn't just take a photograph. It discovers secrets, explores emotions, and uncovers nuances that the naked eye just cannot see. Every photograph tells a story. The Sony Alpha is a great camera - it puts unparalleled power and control at your disposal. But,...
  • Sony to stop selling PSP video game machine June 3, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony Corp. is pulling the plug on its hand-held PlayStation Portable video game machine after 10 years. The Japanese electronics and entertainment company has been pushing the successor machine, PlayStation Vita. Tokyo-based Sony said Tuesday that PSP shipments ended in North America in January, will end in Japan this month...
  • Pooja Bhatt and T-Series to produce Soni Razdan's film May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress-turned-director Soni Razdan is all set to direct 'Love Affair', jointly produced by Bhushan Kumar's T-Series and Pooja Bhatt's Fish Eye Network. The producers earlier delivered romantic musical hits like 'Aashiqui 2' and 'Jism 2'. "Passion, betrayal, murder, deceit, sacrifice, love... these are the key ingredients of this 'Love...
  • Sony to sell PlayStation in China through new ventures May 26, 2014

    Shanghai: Sony will bring its PlayStation consoles to China through two joint ventures, its Chinese partner said Monday, as the Japanese gaming giant seeks to tap a newly opened market. China in January formally authorised the domestic sale of game consoles made in its first free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai,...
  • Sony still a Walkman in an iPad age: Analysts May 25, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony's latest bid to halt years of losses and resuscitate its brand has provoked snorts of derision among analysts who say it falls a long way short. The criticism came after Sony president Kazuo Hirai on Thursday pledged to drag the electronics giant out of a painful restructuring in the...
  • Not thinking of selling or quitting TV business: Sony CEO May 22, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony Corp is not thinking about selling or exiting the TV manufacturing business, where it has racked up annual losses for the past decade, although it would not rule out an equity tie-up, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Kazuo Hirai added that the company was not operating under...
  • Sony launches its new portable power bank in India at Rs 1,590 May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Sony India announced the launch of its new CP-V3A USB portable power bank. The new CP-V3A USB power bank comes in 6 colours and has a battery capacity of 3,000mAh that is claimed to give the smartphone one full charge. The new charger is priced at Rs 1,590. The...
  • BJP sweeps 10 seats in Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi loses May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Maintaining its dominance in Chhattisgarh, the BJP sweeped 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The Congress has maintained to get just a single seat, with its senior leader and former chief minister losing to BJP's Chandu Lal Sahu. Sahu has won the Mahasumund seat by less...
  • RSS leader meets Rajnath amid report of portfolios discussion May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A day before counting of votes, last minutes consultations are on in the Bharatiya Janata Party. RSS leader Suresh Soni on Thursday met BJP chief Rajnath Singh at his residence in New Delhi. However, the details of the meeting are not known even as there are reports that...
  • Microsoft slashes Xbox One price by $100, frees up Netflix, other popular apps May 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft will take $100 off the price of its Xbox One gaming console and let users view popular entertainment apps such as Netflix and ESPN without a $60-plus "Live" subscription, hoping to spur sales against rival devices like Sony's Playstation 4 and Amazon's Fire TV. The moves mark another...