Based on profits, Sony Corp. is an outstanding company -- in life insurance sales and hit movies such as the "Men in Black" and "Spider-Man" franchises.
Sony's new CEO, Kazou Hirai, lays out future plans after the company doubles its loss forecast. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Sony warned Tuesday that its annual loss would be twice as large as its prior forecast, blaming write-offs of deferred tax credits.
Sony is preparing to cut its workforce by 10,000, or 6 per cent of its global headcount, as part of a restructuring that has seen the Japanese electronics and entertainment group sell two divisions and drastically scale back its television production plans.
Sony is shaking up the leadership structure of its US entertainment businesses in preparation for Sir Howard Stringer's handover as chairman and chief executive to Kazuo Hirai. The reshuffle will hand more power to Michael Lynton, chairman and chief executive of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and to Nicole Seligman, the Japanese group's general counsel.
CNN's Richard Quest and Jim Boulden discuss the merits of the new Sony games console.
The successor to the PSP faces serious competition from Nintendo's 3DS and iPhone and Android smartphones.
Sony's PlayStation Vita, which hits stores in the U.S. and Europe next Wednesday, is much more than just another portable gaming device.
Electronics giant Sony more than doubles its full-year loss estimate. Kyung Lah reports.
Sony expects a full year net loss of US $2.9 billion, citing tough domestic and global financial conditions. The Japanese electronics company says it is forecasting a net loss of 220 billion yen or US $2.9 billion for the fiscal year ending in March 2012. Previously, Sony expected to make 90 billion yen (US $1.2 billion).
Now that the company has a phone, Sony can finally answer opportunity's calls.
Sony plans to release the PlayStation Vita, a portable video game player, on February 22, 2012, in the United States, Canada and Europe, the company announced at a technology conference on Tuesday.
Sony's PlayStation Network, the gaming and entertainment platform knocked offline for weeks this spring, has been hit again.
Pop star David Cassidy filed suit on Wednesday against Sony, claiming he was not paid for his image on merchandise from the hit television show, "The Partridge Family," in which he starred.
Barely a day passes without news of another major computer security breach. Last week a hacking network named "Hollywood Leaks" began their attack on the personal data of celebrities, officially adding the glitterati to a roll of shame that already includes targets as diffuse as Sony, the Church of Scientology and PayPal.
A shiny headset that lets you watch 3-D video, play video games or listen to music -- not to mention looking at home on an extra from your favorite sci-fi film -- is on the way.
CNN's tech guru Mario Armstrong discusses how the security breach of the Sony PlayStation network could affect you.
It's the Oscars for hard-core computer hackers, except that the trophies at the Pwnie Awards are cutesy little toy horses with pink and purple manes.
Japanese electronics giant Sony slashes its annual profit forecast after a slump in demand. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
The Android cabal is reuniting in a new territory.
A tablet computer doesn't have to look like a flat rectangle.
In the not so distant past, Netflix was known mainly for its red envelopes. The DVD-rental-by-mail service was the company's core, and streaming video was a side perk for subscribers.
From scanning news headlines over the last couple of months, you might think the walls around Internet strongholds are made of rotting wood.
The computer hacking collective LulzSec denied that a teenager arrested this week was a key player in the group, and claimed Wednesday it brought down the Brazilian government's website.
CNN's Errol Barnett talks with Nicholas Thompson about the LulzSec-Anonnymous online plot called "AntiSecurity."
A teenager has been arrested near London in connection with the hacking of Sony, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.
While 46,800 attendees spent the weekend recuperating from the video game industry's largest annual convention, diehard gamers were catching up on all the news from their couches.
After weeks of headlines about the outage of its hacker-compromised online gaming system, Sony on Monday looked to change the conversation with Playstation Vita, a machine they say will "revolutionize" handheld game play.
The new device will feature six-axis motion sensors, front and rear cameras, a touchscreen and a touchpad on the back.
Sony is not having a good year. As the company scrambles to get the PlayStation Network and Qriocity music service back online, it's suffering from yet another security breach.
Sony just can't catch a break from hackers. A group calling itself "Lulz Security" announced a fresh attack on Thursday, posting online snippets of data it says came from a breach earlier this week of more than 1 million user accounts on Sony's website.
Sony will begin a phased restoration of its hack-prone PlayStation Network this weekend in Asia, the company announced Friday.
Sony on Tuesday reported another security breach, saying 8,500 user accounts had been compromised.
CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports on the restoration of Sony's hacked Playstation network.
Yet another wrinkle developed in the seemingly unending PlayStation Network saga on Wednesday, as Sony took down part of its network again due to a newfound exploit.
Sony began a gradual restoration of its PlayStation services Sunday as the company works to resume normal operations following a security breach that exposed personal details of 77 million users.
It's been a nightmarish three weeks for Sony, as it struggles to recover from massive hack attacks on three separate gaming systems it runs. Not only are the PlayStation, Qriocity and Sony online gaming networks still offline, but tens of millions of credit card numbers may have been stolen.
For many gamers, recent news stories about potential security breaches, lost data or lifted financial information were missing the most basic, most important point: When do I get to play again?
Sony has uncovered a file that could link Anonymous, the highly visible renegade hacker group, to a breach that led to the theft of personal information for as many as 101 million people, the company wrote in a letter to the U.S. Congress.
Sony said the Internet security breach targeting its networks was more extensive than originally thought.
Sony announced Sunday that parts of the PlayStation Network will be back online this week and gamers will receive compensation for not being able to log on.
Hackers plunder personal data from its PlayStation servers. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
A hacker has obtained the personal information of PlayStation Network account holders and subscribers of the Qriocity streaming service, Sony said in a message to customers Tuesday.
Sony is diving into the tablet race, announcing Tuesday that is working on two gadgets that will hit the market this fall.
PlayStation Network users are still waiting for an extra life.
Norio Ohga, the former president and chairman of Sony Corporation who helped to develop the compact disc, died Saturday of multiple organ failure, the company said. He was 81.
Gamers might have to wait at least another three years before there's any update to their Xbox or PlayStation consoles.
Toyota Motor said Tuesday that it is extending a halt on full vehicle production in Japan through March 26 as it and other major manufacturers try to recover from the effects of this month's earthquake.
With MTV now focused less on music and more on hard-partying Italian-Americans from New Jersey beaches, Sony sees an opportunity to bring music back into the living room.
U.S. stocks were set for a lower open Thursday, as investors mulled over the government's latest jobless claims figures.
Even while you sleep, next-generation portable game systems will keep updating themselves.
Louis Rousseau shot his family Christmas in three dimensions -- his relatives jutting out of the digital videos when viewed on a special TV with special glasses.
Tech toys are great inside, but what about outside? CNN tracks down some tough toys at CES 2011.
Sony has announced that it will drop the price of the PSP Go portable gaming system from $249 to $199 just in time for the holiday rush.
Sony updated its line of e-readers Wednesday, a move that brought a touchscreen to its cheapest version but also hiked its price by almost $30.
Sony is recalling hundreds of thousands of laptops because of the risk of overheating, creating a potential "burn hazard," said the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday.
"Move," Sony's motion-sensor system for the PlayStation 3, will hit stores in September, entering an increasingly competitive gaming space that, until now, had only one resident -- the Nintendo Wii.
At the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo, testers show off Sony Playstation's newest device, Move.
When developers and publishers of the world's most popular games get together, expect big announcements, big promises and a few surprises.
For gamers, it's a digital Christmas Eve, Mardi Gras and Fourth of July all rolled into one.
"Kinectimals," a new video game for Microsoft's Kinect motion-control gaming system, lets children pet a tiger cub.
On Wednesday, Sony unveiled Move, its motion-sensitive controller.
Take a little bit of World of Warcraft, mix with some Cartoon Network and bake it all in the Star Wars mythos and you will get the latest creation in online gaming.
While it's not likely that any new gaming consoles will be released in 2010, there's plenty of new hardware that will change the way we play.
Like a well-placed power-up, the right gift can light up the eyes of that video gamer in your life.
With its upcoming PSPgo, Sony is betting that you like "new and shiny" more than you like "money and savings."
After letting Kindle dominate the e-book reader market for two years, Sony has fired a huge salvo in return.
The Sony Corp. announced net losses of $1 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, ending a year in the red for the first time in 14 years.
CNN's Morgan Neill travels to Tokyo's electronics Mecca, to see how Sony's products measure up in buyers' minds.
Sony Corporation announced a new management team and hailed a major reorganization of the electronics and gaming giant on Friday.
Sony blamed the global economic slowdown, increased competition and an appreciating yen for a 95 percent drop in third-quarter profits, as the company announced its results Thursday.
Electronics manufacturer Sony announced Thursday that it will close out the year with an operating loss for the first time in 14 years.
When the name of the game is escape, one gamer's boredom is another gamer's boon.
Why lug around a weighty tome when you could simply load your book and run? We test the latest electronic books.
The job toll continued Tuesday, as Sony Corp. and five other companies announced cuts totaling nearly 15,000 positions.
Electronics giant Sony will cut 8,000 jobs and shutter about 10 percent of its manufacturing capacity in response to "sudden and rapid changes in the global economic environment," the company announced Tuesday.
There's general agreement that Sony stumbled out of the gate with the PlayStation 3.
Sony has come a long way since the release of the NW-MS11 Network Walkman.
Computer makers are recalling 100,000 laptop battery packs made by Sony Corp. after 40 reports of overheating
Sony Corp.'s quarterly profit plunged 72 percent as a surging yen wiped out the benefits of strong flat-panel TV and PlayStation 3 sales, as well as box office revenue from the movie "Hancock."
Sony lowers its profit forecast, signaling a worsening global economy. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
World stock markets tumbled Friday on growing alarm that a global recession will ravage corporate profits
With its 14-inch display, the Sony Vaio CR510 sits right in the middle of Sony's laptop lineup, which runs from the 11-inch Vaio TZ to the 17-inch Vaio AR line. We happen to believe that a 14-inch laptop resides in the sweet spot, offering the optimal balance between usability and portable for the majority of users.
Two rifle-bearing lads enter what looks like an abandoned building. They are nervous, for good reason. Snarling vampires attack. There is violence. There is gore. There is even a heart-tugging moment when one of the humans finds his missing girlfriend - only to discover that she too is now a blood-thirsty creature of the night.
ony Corp. is recalling 440,000 Vaio laptop computers worldwide because of a wiring flaw that could cause overheating
Sony says it is recalling 440,000 units of Vaio laptop computers worldwide due to faulty parts that could trigger overheating.
Bertelsmann AG will sell its 50-percent stake in Sony BMG to Sony Corp. in a $900 million deal
As Sony and Samsung continue to battle for LCD supremacy, Sony is trickling down previously premium features to its less expensive models.
"Do successful businesses follow the market surveys and offer what the customers want, or do they innovate and show their current and prospective clients what's best for them? How do you balance?" - Ronald Mahondo, I&M Bank, Kenya
Independent music group Impala said Monday it has appealed the decision by European Union regulators to approve the combination of the music units of Sony Corp. and Bertelsmann AG
Sony has always been a go-to brand for people who don't mind paying more for HDTVs, or just about anything else for that matter, and the company's least-expensive 2008 32-inch HDTV, the KDL-32M4000, exemplifies the trend.
Although the headphone market continues to burgeon with new models, it can be surprisingly tough to find a decent, fitness-friendly pair.
The Sony NWZ-A720 Walkman series is a subtle evolution of the NWZ-A810 series we enjoyed in 2007. This year, Sony is treating us with a larger screen and a more assertive design, offered in 4GB ($149), 8GB ($199), and 16GB ($299).
With its 14-megapixel CCD, flip-up LCD, sensor-shift image stabilizer, and built-in wireless flash controller, the feature-packed Sony Alpha DSLR-A350 seems like a cornucopia of photographic goodness for the budget shopper.
I used to think that hard-drive models would take over the camcorder market as miniDV slowly faded into the horizon. I've since changed my tune after using flash-based models, especially those that include some onboard memory.
Sony is certainly no stranger to the headphone market. The company's portable line may very well be the most popular aftermarket earphones. It has quite an array of full-size "cans" as well as a decent selection of noise-canceling models.
The faceplate layout of the CDX-GT410U is standard Sony fare: a large control dial gives drivers a means of adjusting volume and navigating menus and is surrounded by a cluster of hard buttons that provide one-touch access to most of the system's features.
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