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  • Sony replaces its own music app on PlayStation with Spotify to expand music service 20 hours 10 minutes ago

    New York: Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games. Spotify hits the PlayStation 3 and 4 on Monday, with a new app adapted for large television screens. Sony says partnering...
  • Why we should not be too hopeful about an Indian remake of 'The Newsroom' 22 hours 7 minutes ago

    Rajeev Kandelwal, dressed in a nice suit, glances at the camera with a supposed piercing look and says "Kuch khabarein hoti hain. Kuch banayi jaati hain." and sips on a mug of steaming hot coffee.This the promo for an upcoming television show called 'Reporters' and it is about, well, a...
  • Sony's augmented-reality SmartEyeglass goes on sale at $840 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sony's answer to Google's hi-tech eyewear, SmartEyeglass, has been officially rolled out for sale in 10 countries. The wearable gadget was announced a few months ago and on March 28, the developer edition hit the stores. The Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition, SED-E1, which includes a separate controller along with...
  • I-League: Unbeaten Mohun Bagan take on struggling East Bengal in Kolkata derby 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Unbeaten Mohun Bagan will be bolstered by the return of ace forward Sony Norde when they take on a struggling East Bengal in a high voltage I-League derby at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here tomorrow. Having served a one-match suspension, the Haitian striker will be back to assist Katsumi...
  • Google develops Ebola-proof tablet for use by workers in Sierra Leone March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has developed a tablet to be used by workers battling Ebola in Sierra Leone. The Sony Xperia tablet features a protective shell and can withstand high chlorine dousing and exposure to high humidity and storms typical of West Africa. Medical personnel on site are required to be fully...
  • Sony launches PlayStation Vue online TV service for $50 a month March 19, 2015

    New York: Sony Corp on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue Web video service in three cities, targeting customers looking for cheaper alternatives to cable with packages starting at $50. The Web and cloud-based television service, which allows users to access live TV and on-demand video, has been in test mode since...
  • Sony launches budget Xperia E4 Dual smartphone in India, priced at Rs 12,190 March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Sony has rolled out its latest budget smartphone, Xperia E4 Dual, for a best buy price of Rs 12,190. The smartphone was unveiled globally a month ago but marked its Indian debut on Tuesday. The Sony Xperia E4 Dual sports a 5-inch qHD display and at its heart is...
  • Sony plans US launch of its video-streaming service later this year: Report March 13, 2015

    New York: Sony Corp is planning the U.S. rollout of its long-anticipated video-streaming product later this year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. Sony Computer Entertainment President Andrew House said in an interview with the Journal that PlayStation Vue will launch within two weeks in New...
  • Sony to roll out PlayStation gaming console next week in China after months-long delay March 11, 2015

    Shanghai: Japanese electronics giant Sony will launch its PlayStation gaming console in China next week, it said after a more than two-month delay in officially selling its products to Chinese consumers. The company originally planned to launch PlayStation 4 consoles in China on January 11, but abruptly announced a delay only...
  • Arjun Rampal is a dedicated actor, conscious about the production values: Bhushan Kumar March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: After replacing Arjun Rampal with Ali Fazal in "Love Affair", co-producer Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, says the actor is being saved for "another project". Arjun was the first choice for "Love Affair", to be directed by Soni Razdan and co-produced by Pooja Bhatt. But budget constraints are said to...
  • Sony plans to launch its virtual-reality headset in 2016 March 4, 2015

    San Francisco: Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year. The gaming and electronics company announced Tuesday at the Game Developers Conference that its VR system nicknamed Project Morpheus will debut in the first half of 2016. Sony Corp. originally unveiled a prototype of the headset at last...
  • Sony Mobile head says the division is not being sold: Report March 3, 2015

    Paris: The head of Sony Mobile told French daily newspaper Le Figaro that the division is not being sold, only two weeks after Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said he would not rule out considering an exit strategy. "At the beginning of February there was speculation about a sale of...
  • Sony unveils its new mid-range waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone at 299 euros March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Refocusing on its mid-range device strategy, Sony rolled out its latest Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone that packs the most popular features like the camera capacity, battery backup, and water resistant quality at a fair price. Unveiled at the ongoing Barcelona event, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua features a 13-megapixel...
  • Ali Fazal replaces Arjun Rampal in Soni Razdan's 'Love Affair' March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Ali Fazal has been roped in to replace Arjun Kapoor in Soni Razdan's directorial venture 'Love Affair'. The film also stars Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiah and Monica Dogra. Confirming the news Ali said, "Yes I have been approached for the part in what I call the wee hours of...
  • HC allows publicising of 'Badmashiyaan'; producers to pay Sony February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today allowed the producers of Bollywood film 'Badmashiyaan' to publicise the movie after they agreed to pay a certain amount of money to Multi Screen Media (MSM) who had alleged copyright infringement by the film's makers. Justice Indermeet Kaur directed the producers, VRG Motion Pictures...
  • Samsung Gear S, Sony Smartwatch 3 review: These smartwatches leave the phone behind February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Wearables are the next big thing and owning a smartwatch that lets you keep your phone at bay is an even smarter option. Although smartwatches need to be synced with your good old smartphone, there are situations and events when you would prefer to just carry a single...
  • NSA identifies North Korea as the source of the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment February 20, 2015

    Ottawa: The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) identified North Korea as the source of the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment after analyzing the software used in the intrusion, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers said on Thursday. Speaking to a Canadian security conference, Rogers explained that the discovery was part of...
  • Sony could exit TV, smartphone businesses; shifts focus to PlayStation February 19, 2015

    Tokyo: Sony Corp aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years by growing its camera sensors and PlayStation units, its chief executive said, outlining a strategy that could see the company exit the cut-throat TV and smartphone sectors. CEO Kazuo Hirai said on Wednesday the Japanese consumer electronics firm would...
  • Sony SmartEyeglass: Sony's answer to Google Glass up for pre-order at $840 February 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Sony on Tuesday began taking orders for SmartEyeglass Internet-linked eyewear, moving ahead in the market as Google steps back to revise its Glass strategy. The offering from the Japanese consumer electronics comes amid growing interest in wearable computing, but also questions about whether consumers will warm to connected eyewear. SmartEyeglass...
  • The first non-Sony Vaio laptops are hybrid devices that can be tranformed into tablets February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Vaio is back with two hybrid devices - Vaio Z and Vaio Z Canvas - which can be turned into tablets. The Vaio Z is the company's new flagship and features a 13.3-inch screen, SSD, fifth-gen Core i7 processor, and an aluminium carbon shell body. The ultrabook features a...
  • Sony Xperia E4 with a 5-inch display, quad-core processor launched; promises two-day battery life February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Sony Mobile has unveiled Xperia E4, a new addition to its Xperia range of smartphones. The latest Sony smartphone has a 2300mAh battery that the company claims can last for two days. Users can activate Battery Stamina mode to optimise how the battery is used and Ultra Stamina...
  • Sony Pictures and Marvel Studies to partner on Spider-Man movie February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Sony Pictures and Marvel Studies have reached a deal to partner on the next installment of the $4 billion Spider-Man franchise, uniting the web-slinging superhero with Marvel's comic book universe. Kevin Feige, president of Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios, will co-produce the next film set for July 2017 release...
  • Gautam Gulati: I would love to do films like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Dhoom' February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Gautam Gulati, who emerged the winner of the reality show 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol', says he'll now focus more on films than television. Apart from the 'Bigg Boss' trophy, Gautam also won the prize money of Rs.5 million. He pipped Karishma Tanna, who was the runner-up of this...
  • Pritam Singh: Gautam Gulati's fan following is difficult to match; I had a feeling that I would not win 'Bigg Boss 8' February 1, 2015

    Mumbai:'Bigg Boss' finalist Pritam Singh's wife may not have been happy with his decision to quit the show by taking Rs 25 lakh but the RJ feels it was a wise step as he realised beating co-contestant Gautam Gulati was extremely difficult. Gautam was declared the winner of the eighth season...