Sony's sales of PlayStation 4 top 10 million units worldwide

Aug 13, 2014

Sony's sales of PlayStation 4 top 10 million units worldwide

Global cumulative sales of the PlayStation 4 home gaming console topped 10 million units as of Sunday, Sony Corp.’s gaming unit said Wednesday. Sony, which has been struggling to rebuild its electronics business, is positioning the gaming sector as a pillar for improving its ...

Aug 1, 2014

Electronics giants clawing their way back to profitability

Sony and Panasonic on Thursday posted quarterly profits as the pair try to put years of losses behind them, but analysts warned that they still have a lot of work to do to overhaul their bloated businesses. Japan’s electronics sector has been battered by ...

Jul 28, 2014

Sony to sell Minato Ward HQ land to Sony Life

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. Sony aims to complete the deal with the subsidiary by the end of September, it said. The property ...

Sony reports loss 18% bigger than forecast

May 1, 2014

Sony reports loss 18% bigger than forecast

Sony Corp., the maker of Xperia smartphones and PlayStation consoles, posted a loss 18 percent larger than forecast as the company cut earnings for the third time in the past year amid slumping consumer electronics sales. The net loss was ¥130 billion ($1.3 billion) ...

Mar 15, 2013

Nintendo ordered to pay in 3-D patent suit

Nintendo Co. said it was ordered to pay $30.2 million to a former Sony Corp. employee after a federal jury in New York ruled that the maker of the 3DS machine infringed on his patent. The jury ruled Wednesday that Nintendo’s handheld player infringed ...

Walkman W to debut for swimmers

Jan 25, 2013

Walkman W to debut for swimmers

Sony Corp. has announced it will release Feb. 16 a new Walkman W series headset with enhanced waterproof capabilities that will enable swimmers to listen to music. The NWD-W273 weighs about 29 grams and is expected to retail for around ¥10,000, according to Sony. ...