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PlayStation Vue adds to live TV subscriptions for iPad ahead of rumored Apple service

06/10/2015, 01:06 pm

Sony on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue TV service for the iPad, growing the number of TV subscrition services available for Apple products even as Apple's own rumored service remains in limbo.

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Sony operating profits set to quadruple, aided by iPhone camera sensor orders

04/30/2015, 11:04 am

Based in large part on strong sales of camera sensors for products like Apple's iPhone, Sony is forecasting that its operating profits will more than quadruple in the coming year, a report said on Thursday.

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Sony to spend $376M on expanded camera sensor production for iPhone, other devices

04/07/2015, 04:04 pm

For the second time this year, Sony has announced plans to expand its capacity to produce CMOS camera sensor chips, particularly to deal with component orders for products like Apple's iPhone.

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Sony Vue streaming TV service launches on PlayStation in select markets, coming soon to iPad

03/19/2015, 11:03 am

Sony's new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple's iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.

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Sony to begin shipping developer-focused SmartEyeglass wearable in March

02/18/2015, 09:02 am

The unspoken failure of Google's Glass has not deterred Sony from forging ahead with its own face-attached augmented reality device, and interested early adopters can now place a pre-order for their own set of "SmartEyeglass Developer Edition" eyewear for delivery in March.

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Sony to shutter iTunes & Beats Music competitor Music Unlimited, partner with Spotify

01/28/2015, 04:01 pm

Struggling Japanese electronics maker Sony has conceded defeat in the digital music market, announcing on Wednesday that it will close its cross-platform Music Unlimited service at the end of March and refer customers to another iTunes & Beats Music competitor, Spotify.

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US government sanctions North Korea for Sony hack as 'The Interview' reigns atop iTunes charts

01/02/2015, 03:01 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Friday, placing new sanctions against North Korea related to its government's believed involvement in an act of cyberterrorism that targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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'The Interview' lands on iTunes as Sony's best-selling online movie ever

12/28/2014, 09:12 pm

Apple has agreed to start streaming and download sales of Sony Pictures' controversial comedy "The Interview" starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, making the straight-to-online film available to iTunes customers in the U.S. and Canada.

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Sony renting 'The Interview' for $6 on YouTube, Google Play, Xbox & Crackle, but not iTunes

12/24/2014, 11:12 am

Though Sony apparently held talks with Apple about debuting the film "The Interview" on iTunes, the movie is instead now available for rent on YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Live and Sony's own Crackle service for $5.99, while viewers can purchase the movie for $14.99.

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Sony wanted 'The Interview' on iTunes for Christmas, but Apple rejected fast timetable

12/24/2014, 08:12 am

In attempt to make its controversial film "The Interview" available to view on Christmas Day, Sony Pictures reportedly pursued a deal with Apple that was brokered by the White House itself, but the timetable to place it on iTunes was apparently too aggressive.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue will stream live & on-demand TV to Apple's iPad without cable subscription

11/13/2014, 01:11 pm

The newly unveiled PlayStation Vue TV streaming service from Sony is set to launch this month on the company's home game consoles, but shortly thereafter will make its way to a competing platform: Apple's iPad.

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Sony announces iPhone-compatible QX30 camera lens with 30x zoom, QX1 with swappable E-Mount

09/03/2014, 12:09 pm

The next generation of Sony's iPhone-compatible wireless camera lenses was officially unveiled on Wednesday with two new models: One with a whopping 30-times optical zoom, and another that allows users to insert any E-Mount compatible lens and connect and control it from their smartphone.

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Leak reveals Sony's next iPhone-connected camera lens will feature swappable E-Mount, pop-up flash

09/02/2014, 04:09 pm

Sony's next-generation QX-series external camera accessory, which wirelessly connects to and is controlled by smartphones like Apple's iPhone, may include an E-Mount attachment for swapping lenses, as well as a dedicated flash.

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Sony's $99 PlayStation TV set to battle Apple TV in U.S. and Canada this fall

06/10/2014, 01:06 am

At a press event during the E3 gaming conference on Monday, Sony revealed plans to release the $99 PlayStation TV in the U.S. and Canada this fall, taking aim at set-top streaming devices like the Apple TV.

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Sony updates QX10/QX100 wireless camera lens with 'Half-Press' focus, high-res videos

04/14/2014, 07:04 pm

Sony on Monday pushed out a firmware update for its iOS-compatible DSC-QX10/QX100 "lens-style" cameras, adding a half-press to focus function to the device's on-board shutter release, higher resolution MP4 video recording and other minor enhancements.

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Apple opts out of latest patent acquisition fund from Intellectual Ventures

04/11/2014, 08:04 am

Prominent patent buyer Intellectual Ventures won't be able to count Apple among the participants in its latest IP purchase, as the iPhone maker has apparently opted out of its latest investment.

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NAB 2014 roundup: Thunderbolt 2 accessories, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, 4K video

04/09/2014, 12:04 pm

This week is the annual National Association of Broadcasters show, where a number of Mac and iOS compatible products geared toward professionals have been unveiled, including new Thunderbolt 2 accessories, an upgraded DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ flying camera drone, and a plethora of 4K video recording and playing devices.

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Sony update brings higher ISO, MP4 1080p videos to iPhone-connected QX10 & QX100 lenses

01/31/2014, 01:01 pm

Sony this week issued firmware updates for its QX10 and QX100 wireless iPhone-controlled camera lenses, bringing higher ISO speeds and full high definition 1080p video recording support in the MP4 format to both models.

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Touchscreen PCs expected to take 11 percent of 2013 notebook shipments

11/26/2013, 10:11 am

Apple has famously compared convertible Windows tablets to combining a toaster and a refrigerator, but competitors are still increasing their output of touchscreen notebooks in hopes of turning around slumping PC sales.

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Camera360 iPhone app update adds control for Sony's QX wireless lenses

11/13/2013, 12:11 pm

The popular "Camera360 Ultimate" application for iPhone was updated this week to add support for controlling Sony's newly released QX10 and QX100 Cyber-shot wireless camera lens accessories.

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