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  • Sony plans to launch its virtual-reality headset in 2016 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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' 2 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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...