23 Jul
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sony Corporation1-7-1 Konan,Minato-ku, Tokyo108-0075, Japan No. 14-070EJuly 23, 2014 Sony increases production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors - Reinforcing supply capability for products such as smartphones - July 23, 2014, Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that it plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor Corporation's Nagasaki Technology ...
23 Jul
Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies. The Japanese firm said it will increase production of stacked CMOS sensors at two factories on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, while ...
21 Jul
TOKYO—Thirty five years after its debut, Sony Corp.'s Walkman is enjoying a little comeback. The ZX1, as Sony's gadget is called, is in many ways the antithesis of Apple Inc.'s slender iPod, and the Walkman's own svelte predecessors. Sony says each ZX1 is manually carved from a block of expensive aluminum, which helps reduce noise. "The message for our designers and engineers was: please create ...
18 Jul
Sales of U.S. video-game hardware and software rose 24 percent in June as shipments of new generation consoles outweighed a decline in revenue from games. Sony Corp. said its player led for a sixth straight month.
17 Jul
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) , chasing Sony Corp. (6758) for dominance in the U.S. video-game console market, said sales of its Xbox One doubled last month from May, after it added a lower-priced version of the machine.
16 Jul
The music-publishing arms of Sony Corp. (6758) and Universal Music Group are being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department for alleged price coordination, according to two people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department's inquiry into price coordination in music licensing is part of a wider examination of how the industry operates as consumers shift toward music streaming and rights ...
30 Jun
Only a "natural disaster" could keep Sony Corp's <6758.T> TV division from returning to profit this year, the head of the newly independent business said on Monday, after a decade in the red and repeated missed promises of a turnaround. Masashi Imamura told a media round table that the TV business, which will become a separate subsidiary of Sony Corp on July 1, could better respond to market ...
30 Jun
TOKYO: Sony Corp is confident its TV division will move into the black this financial year after a decade in the red, even if it falls short of its volume sales target, the head of the newly independent division said on Monday.
30 Jun
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is confident its TV division will move into the black this financial year after a decade in the red, even if it falls short of its volume sales target, the h...
26 Jun
Sony Corp's movie and TV unit will snap up Britain's CSC media network, adding to a string of acquisitions by the Japanese company to shift its focus from movies to higher-margin television programming. Sony Pictures Television, the company's TV programming and network unit, said on Thursday it would buy CSC for 107 million pounds ($180 million), acquiring 16 channels available on cable and ...
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