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  • 2014's biggest 7 days in technology begins on September 3; Here's what to expect 42 minutes ago

    The technology carnival is about to begin. The seven days beginning on September 3 are the biggest for consumer technology enthusiasts this year. From the next-gen Samsung Galaxy Note to Apple's larger iPhones to Motorola's circular Android Wear smartwatch, the tech biggies are busy setting the stage to capture our...
  • Sony expected to unveil Xperia Z3 smartphone, a new waterproof tablet, and an Android Wear smartwatch at IFA 2014 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sony has a lot of gadgets up its sleeve for IFA 2014. If reports are to be believed, Sony will unveil three new smartphones, a thin waterproof tablet, and successors to its SmartWatch and SmartBand, at its press event on September 3. The devices that are expected to...
  • Sony Xperia C3: Sony launches a 'selfie' smartphone in India at Rs 23,990 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Looking to cash in on the 'selfie' craze among youth, Japanese electronics giant Sony launched the dual-SIM Xperia C3 in India for Rs 23,990. "Xperia C3 is a unique new smartphone from Sony, created to offer the ultimate social sharing experience with a new...
  • Sony says Playstation users' information safe after hackers target game sites August 25, 2014

    San Francisco: Sony Corp said hackers had taken down its PlayStation Network without compromising its 53 million users' personal data, while the FBI was investigating a bomb scare on a flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States. The hackers behind the PlayStation attack said they had also targeted...
  • Sony PlayStation Network taken down by a denial-of-service attack August 25, 2014

    Sony Corp said on Sunday its PlayStation Network was taken down by a denial of service-style attack and the FBI was investigating the diversion of a flight carrying a top Sony executive amid reports of a claim that explosives were on board. The company said in a posting on its PlayStation...
  • Sony unveils new perfume bottle-shaped selfie camera August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: For fashion-loving teenagers who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottle-look camera that can be a perfect bag accessory. Named the Cyber-shot DSC-KW11, it has a "Beauty Effect" mode that can improve the appearance of skin tone...
  • Sony launches new headphones at Rs 790 onwards August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Sony announced the launch of three new products in its audio range, including two new headphones in the bass rich MDR-XB range - 450 and 250, as well as MDR-AS200, an earphone. The Sony MDR-XB450 headphone is said to be for those who enjoy listening to music with extra...
  • Sony sells more than 10 million PlayStation 4 consoles August 13, 2014

    San Francisco: Sony Corp said on Tuesday that sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console, launched in November, has surpassed 10 million units. In April, the Japanese company said it had sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and was struggling to keep up with consumer...
  • KBC 8: Big B hails Lucknow's all-women fighter group 'Red Brigade' girls August 7, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised his latest guest Usha Vishwakarma on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' as "young and feisty" for leading an all-women fighter group in Lucknow. 25-year-old Usha trains women in her 'Red Brigade' group in self-defence practices against abuse and other forms of exploitation. "Usha Vishwakarma from Lucknow, UP fought...
  • The legendary Sony Walkman makes a comeback as a Rs 42K device encased in a block of aluminium July 25, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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...