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Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

...home-console market in Japan, thrashing Microsoft Corp. of the U.S. and local competitor Nintendo Co., but Tokyo-based Sony Corp. won't give a regional breakdown of recent sales.Microsoft's Xbox One is set to go on sale in Japan Thursday...
Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters

...noted that the high court came within a vote of declaring videocassette recorders "contraband" when it ruled 5-4 for Sony Corp. in a case over recordings of television programs 30 years ago.The case is ABC v. Aereo, 13-461.
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Sony unveils new hand-held computer NEW YORK - Sony Corp. announced plans Wednesday to launch a hand-held computer that uses Palm Inc.'s operating system and offers some entertainment...
Techbits: Sony phones, Game controls and more

NEW YORK - Sony Corp. on Wednesday announced a free Internet-based phone service similar...children interact with on the company's Xbox Live online gaming service. Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 2 has parental controls for movies but not games...
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Sony extends sponsorship of Sony Open to 2006

HONOLULU -- Sony Corp. extended its title sponsorship of the Sony Open in Hawaii four more years to 2006. Gov. Ben Cayetano welcomed the extension...
Sony's new humanoid carries steep price tag

TOKYO -- The newest Sony Corp. family member has a photographic memory, an extensive vocabulary...robot was unveiled Tuesday and will go on sale later this year. Sony Corp. would not say much more about its plans for the 23-inch tall...
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Sony appoints foreigner as new chief

TOKYO - Determined to break with its past, Sony Corp. tapped a foreigner - former CBS executive Howard Stringer...Stringer, vice chairman at Sony and chief executive of Sony Corp. of America, was chosen as chairman and chief executive...
Malaysia asks Sony to recall prying camera

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysia has asked Sony Corp. to recall its Handycam video cameras because they are capable of viewing through people's clothes. "From a moral and social...
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Kodak gains on Sony in U.S. digital camera market

...ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Eastman Kodak Co. is nipping at Sony Corp.'s heels in the ballooning U.S. digital camera market...warning over the nation's spiraling trade deficit. Sony Corp shares ended off 14 cents, at $36.14.
Dell recalls laptop batteries

...replace 4.1 million notebook computer batteries made by Sony Corp. because they can burst into flames. Dell said that...Though no injuries have been reported, battery maker Sony Corp. says there have been about a half-dozen cases of fires...