Sony Eyes Healthy Profits By 2018 With New Focus On PlayStation And Entertainment

 Sony announced its latest corporate reshuffle which will see it focus on its PlayStation and entertainment businesses, as well as its CMOS image sensor business, as it bids to return to healthy profit levels by 2018. Read More

Sony Puts Its Smart Specs Up For Dev Pre-Order, For $840

Sony SmartEyeglass Sony has put a developer edition of its forthcoming smart glasses, branded as SmartEyeglass, up for pre-order today, starting with the U.K. and Germany. It’s also made the SDK available. Read More

Sony Hack Has Cost Its Business $15M So Far

sony_pictures_logo Last year’s large-scale cyber attack has had a specific financial cost to Sony’s business, detailed today as a line-item on its preliminary results for its third quarter, ending December. Read More

Sony Sells MMO Publisher And EverQuest Creator Sony Online Entertainment

 Sony has sold Sony Online Entertainment, the studio and publisher that created EverQuest (and, to a large extent, the modern MMO genre), in a deal that will see it owned by investment management firm Columbus Nova and rebranded as Daybreak. The s…

Plex Arrives On PS4 And PS3 In The U.S And Canada Today

Plex PlayStation Plex is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 today. The personal media hub software originally came to Sony’s consoles back in mid-December of 2014, with a U.S. launch promised for a later date. While the release date is different, the software is the same – offering a horizontal browsing experience designed to surface content from your library that you should find… Read More

We Hacked North Korea Before North Korea Hacked U.S.

 Ever wonder why President Obama so quickly and sure-footedly accused North Korea of hacking into Sony servers? Turns out, the United States had actually hacked into North Korean computer networks back in 2010, giving the government more confidenc…

Sony-Backed Mesh Sensor Kit Looks To The Crowd

Mesh After crowdfunding a minimalist e-paper smartwatch last year, another Sony-backed ‘special project’ is currently passing a donations bowl around on Indiegogo — as the electronics giant continues to try to nurture new ideas via an internal seed acceleration program. And by allowing the employees working on these internal projects to seek external crowd-support for their ideas. Read More

Google’s Android TV Will Power Sets From Sony, Sharp, and Philips Beginning This Spring

Sony google tv Google’s latest attempt to get its operating system for TVs embedded on consumer electronics devices has attracted a handful of partners, which were announced at the Consumer Electronics Show. In a blog post today, the search giant said TVs from Sony, Sharp, and Philips would begin shipping soon. Read More