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Tokyo’s 50-year itch: why is Sony knocking down its flagship building? — The Guardian

Consumer electronics giant Sony is demolishing its flagship building in the upmarket Ginza district in Tokyo to create a temporary park. The Guardian's Richard...

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Sony, Unity Partner For Playstation Game Development

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, have extended their strategic partnership to offer Unity Pro for PlayStation for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita at no additional cost to all PlayStation icensed developers. SCEI and Unity originally entered into a strategic partnership in March 2013 to provide Unity for PlayStation.

WiLAN, Sony Enter Licensing Deal

Technology licensing company Wi-LAN and Sony have entered into a multi-year television technologies license agreement.  WiLAN's display and television patent portfolio includes patents covering...

Sony To Open Home Theater Retail Spaces In Best Buy Stores

Sony will be opening home theater retail spaces at approximately 350 Best Buy locations nationwide. The retail space will highlight a 4K Ultra HD solution for consumers, including Sony's 4K Ultra HD TVs, media players, and 4K HandyCam camcorder home theater sound solutions including sound bars, gaming solutions showcasing PlayStation 4 and more.

Activision Releases ‘The Amazing Spider Man 2’

Activision is set to release The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a new single-player, third-person action-adventure video game based on Marvel’s  Spider-Man,  and inspired by the...

Sony Gets Into Virtual Reality With Morpheus Headsets

Sony is working on a virtual reality (VR) system, dubbed Project Morpheus, that lets players immerse themselves in a simulated 3D world. Sony is...

Sony, Panasonic Working On 1TB Optical Disks For Storage

Sony and Panasonic have formulated Archival Disc, a new standard for professional-use, next-generation optical discs. The companies aim to launch systems with a recording capacity...

Comcast To Sell Sony Titles Through Xfinity Store

Comcast has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to sell the studio’s titles through the Xfinity On Demand digital store. Titles include The House of Cards and American Hustle, among others. The Comcast catalog now includes content from Fox, Lionsgate, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures and Warner Bros.

Sony To Sell Off PC Business

Sony is selling off its laptop business, currently operating under the Vaio brand, to an investment fund in Japan. Further, the company will be spinning...

IBM Sets US Patent Record Again

IBM inventors received 6,809 patents in 2013 says IBM. The company topped the annual list of U.S. patent leaders for the 21st consecutive year....

New Campaign Will Reach 1.5 Billion Impressions, Says Sony

Sony Electronics has unveiled an integrated brand campaign, called One Sony Be Moved. The campaign is expected to reach over 1.5 billion advertising impressions, says...

Sony Launches PlayStation Now Game Streaming

Sony has launched PlayStation Now, a streaming game service that leverages cloud-based technology, at CES 2014. PlayStation now will become available in the United States...

PlayStation 4 Global Sales Surpass 4.2M

Cumulative sales of the PlayStation 4 entertainment system have reached 4.2 million as of December 28, 2013, says Sony. PS4 software sales remained strong through...

Google Joins Linux Collaboration Open Invention Network

Google has joined Open Invention Network as a member. Open Invention Network is a collaborative enterprise working on innovation in open source and Linux. Open Invention Network was launched in 2005 and has industry support from IBM, NEC, Philips, Red Hat, Sony and SUSE.