28 Jul
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2014 Sony Corporation Sale of Sony’s Headquarters’ Land to Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd., a Sony’s Consolidated Subsidiary Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its headquarters’ land (1-7-1, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan) owned by Sony to its consolidated subsidiary, Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (President ...
28 Jul
Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. Sony Corp. said Monday it has agreed to sell the land of its headquarters in Tokyo’s Minato Ward to Sony Life Insurance Co. for ¥52.8 billion.
26 Jul
Sony Corp. has said it plans to invest 35 billion yen (about $340 million) to increase its production of stacked CMOS image sensors in support of demand for them in smartphones and tablet computers.
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
By Sophie Knight and Reiji Murai TOKYO (Reuters) - 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 ...
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...
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