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CEO says Sony is on track for comeback

In this Jan. 7, 2013 file photo, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai speaks during a news conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Sony Corp., the struggling Japanese electronics and entertainment company, is headed in the right direction although its comeback is not yet complete, Hirai said Thursday, Jan. 17. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Sony Corp., the struggling Japanese electronics and entertainment company, is headed in the right direction although its comeback is not yet complete, its chief executive said Thursday.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sony-Olympus alliance aims for high-tech surgery

Japan's Sony Corporation President Kazuo Hirai (L) shakes hands with Olympus Corporation President Hiroyuki Sasa (R) after their joint press conference in Tokyo on October 1, 2012. AFP

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 imaging and super-clear “4K” display technologies.

Posted: October 1st, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sony plans slimmer PlayStation 3 before year end

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Sony Corp. is introducing a smaller, slimmer and lighter version of its PlayStation 3 home console ahead of the year-end holidays as it gears up for growing competition in games from smartphones.

Posted: September 19th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nintendo to start selling 3DS with larger screens

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Japanese game maker Nintendo Co. has upgraded its 3DS handheld to sport a screen nearly twice as big as the previous model amid hot competition against smartphones and tablets that are wooing people away from dedicated gaming machines.

Posted: June 22nd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sony ends panel joint venture with rival Sharp

Sony Corp. Chief Financial Officer Masaru Kato speaks during a news conference at the company's head office in Tokyo, Thursday, May 10, 2012. Sony Corp. racked up a record annual loss of 457 billion yen ($5.7 billion) in its fourth straight year of red ink as the once-glorious maker of the Walkman and PlayStation struggles toward a turnaround under a new president. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Sony Corp. is ending its joint venture with rival electronics maker Sharp Corp. to produce and sell large liquid-crystal displays for TVs — part of its new strategy to buy panels rather than invest in manufacturing them.

Posted: May 24th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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