December 03, 2012
Sony Corp. has developed what it calls the Smart Skin Evaluation Program, a technology for analyzing various elements of the skin, including texture, blemishes, pores,...
November 03, 2012
It is extremely rare for the top executive of a large, well-known company to publicly admit his organization is a loser.
October 19, 2012
Sony Corp. says it plans to close a factory in central Japan, tweaking its restructuring plan by cutting 2,000 jobs from its workforce in moves expected to save it $385 million.
October 02, 2012
Sony's new alliance with scandal-tarnished Olympus will focus on producing endoscopes and other surgical tools packed with the Japanese electronic maker's three-dimensional...
September 29, 2012
Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics to movies business empire with a new venture--looking inside the human body.
September 28, 2012
Coming soon to home theaters everywhere, Sony Corp. and Toshiba Corp. are pitching their next-generation 4K TVs, behemoths with 84-inch screens, among the world’s largest,...
September 22, 2012
Olympus Corp. has officially agreed with Sony Corp. for a capital tie-up that will make the electronics giant the largest shareholder in the struggling camera and medical...
September 15, 2012
Sony Corp. announced that it will release a new personal 3-D viewer on Oct. 13 that simulates sitting in a movie theater viewing a 750-inch screen.
September 13, 2012
It's time to dump that 1970s camera and cassette-playing boom box. You could sell them with eBay, of course, but aficionados of retro might try this alternative.
September 12, 2012
Japanese exporters to China are braced for repercussions that could range from mob violence to a consumer boycott, and even outright sanctions, amid an escalated standoff over...
August 31, 2012
Struggling Japanese TV makers are hoping to make a comeback with the next-generation 4K TVs that can turn a living room into a cinema-like experience.
August 30, 2012
Sony Corp. announced Aug. 30 that it is collaborating with Berliner Philharmoniker and Berlin Phil Media to develop technology to improve the sound quality in Sony's audio...
August 28, 2012
Sony Corp. stopped accepting pre-orders for its limited-edition Hatsune Miku Walkman S series less than six hours after sales began at 11 a.m. on Aug. 3.
August 25, 2012
Sony Corp. will abandon the optical disc drive business, nearly completing a restructuring of money-losing divisions it initiated after suffering huge losses in fiscal 2011.
August 23, 2012
STOCKHOLM -- Sony Corp. is considering hundreds of layoffs at a mobile phone plant in Sweden, a newspaper reported on Aug. 22, in what would be one of the first major strategic ...
August 20, 2012
Sony Corp. announced on Aug. 20 the release of its “Exmor RS,” the world's first CMOS image sensor incorporating a unique, newly developed "stacked structure" for use in...
August 15, 2012
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced on Aug. 15 the full-scale launch of PlayStation Mobile this fall, delivering PlayStation on open operating system-based devices, by...
August 10, 2012
Olympus Corp.’s capital adequacy ratio at the end of June was a slim 2.2 percent, down from 4.6 percent three months earlier, it reported in quarterly results Aug. 9. Capital ...
July 07, 2012
Japan Display Inc., a liquid crystal display manufacturer formed by three electronics giants, raked in operating profits exceeding 3 billion yen ($38 million) during its first...
July 03, 2012
Sony Corp. has launched its Music Unlimited cloud-based music subscription service in Japan, which offers more than 10 million songs, the company announced on July 3.