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Touch panel makers see increased orders from Sony for notebooks

Jan 10, 11:43

Touch panel makers are seeing increased orders from Sony for notebook touch panels.

CES 2014: Sony executive claims PS4 outsold Xbox One in 2013

Jan 8, 22:15

After Microsoft's announcement that it sold over three million Xbox Ones in 2013, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed at CES 2014 that the company had sold about...

CES 2014: Sony unveils Ultra HD TVs

Jan 8, 15:18

Sony has released new Ultra HD TVs sized 49-, 55-, 65- and 70-inch at CES 2014.

Sony to offer MOD service from CHT on PS4

Jan 6, 22:01

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Taiwan reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan's largest telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to add the carrier's Multimedia on Demand (MOD) service...

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

Sony, Panasonic to end OLED TV plans

Dec 30, 21:32

More reports are coming from the supply chain in Taiwan stating that Sony and Panasonic have decided to end cooperation on mass producing OLED TVs and will instead focus on Ultra...

Microsoft and Sony competing over local multimedia content services on PS4 and Xbox One

Dec 24, 15:12

Microsoft has recently signed contracts with four multimedia content providers in the Greater China region, aiming to provide related services for its Xbox One and Xbox 360 game consoles,...

Nokia, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications to stay in tablet market

Nov 21, 16:10

Smartphone vendors Nokia, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to continue to stay in the tablet market, while rivals including HTC, Motorola Mobility and BlackBerry...

Sony nears breakeven point on PlayStation 4 hardware costs, says IHS

Nov 20, 15:16

For the past seven years, Sony has offered various revisions of the PlayStation 3 console, many of which were sold at a loss. However, with the new PlayStation 4, Sony has produced...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile takes third position in smartphone vendor ranking

Nov 12, 16:05

Sony Mobile Communications has captured the third position in Taiwan's smartphone vendor ranking with a 20% market share thanks to brisk sales of its Xperia Z family high-end models,...

A quarter of a billion smartphones ship in 3Q13, says Canalys

Nov 6, 10:24

Over a quarter of a billion smartphones shipped worldwide in the third quarter of 2013 as the market grew 44% on year, according to Canalys. The top-2 vendors - Samsung and Apple...

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Digitimes Research: Sony Cybershot QX100 and QX10 not yet competitive

Oct 18, 10:30

Smartphones have gradually become a standard carry-around IT device for consumers and with their rapidly enhanced camera technologies, most consumers have chosen to use their smartphones...

Taiwan panel makers see steady smartphone panel orders from Sony

Oct 4, 12:02

Taiwan panel makers are seeing steady handset panel orders from Sony Mobile for use in both the mid-range and high-end smartphones.

Sony Mobile aims to ship 65 million smartphones in fiscal 2014

Sep 30, 15:22

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 65 million smartphones in its fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015), up 55% from the 42 million units projected for the current fiscal year,...

Digitimes Research: Sony/Google relationship to affect SmartWatch 2 sales

Sep 17, 15:36

Sony Mobile Communications launched the successor of its LiveView watch, the SmartWatch 2 in June 2013 featuring a larger display, higher resolution, NFC support and water- and dust-proof...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

Sony announces sale of M3 shares to Deutsche Securities

Sep 12, 15:51

Sony has announced that it has entered into a contract to sell 155,000 shares of its 791,908 shares of M3, an affiliated company of Sony, to Deutsche Securities.

Taiwan market: Sony to release Windows-based tablet in late September

Sep 11, 12:34

Sony plans to release its Windows 8-based tablet, the VAIO Tap 11 in late September in Taiwan, priced at NT$38,800.

Taiwan market: Sony unveils MILC Alpha NEX-5T

Aug 29, 11:04

Sony has unveiled Alpha NEX-5T, its first digital MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera) equipped with NFC (near field communication) technology to wirelessly transfer photos...

Sony introduces new DSLR-style interchangeable lens camera

Aug 28, 21:36

Sony has introduced its new A3000 interchangeable lens camera that features a large, high-resolution 20.1-megapixel Exmor APS-C HD CMOS sensor, an electronic viewfinder and the same...

Sony leads in Ultra HD TV market in 1H13

Aug 28, 11:52

Sony led rival brands to capture a 37.8% share of the global Ultra HD TV market in the first half of 2013, according to DisplaySearch. LG Electronics ranked second with a 14.2%, as...

Sony introduces NEX-5T camera with Wi-Fi, NFC and fast hybrid AF

Aug 27, 20:44

Sony has announced the release of its NEX-5T compact system camera that comes equipped with large-sensor image quality, speedy auto focus (AF) and NFC (near field communication) one-touch...

Sony releases new TVs in China

Aug 26, 15:32

Sony has released its 65-inch S990A LCD TV in China equipped with Full HD resolution and wide color gamut (WCG) display technology.

Sony may release PS4 in late December in Asia Pacific and Japan

Aug 22, 11:29

Having announced its PlayStation 4 (PS4) will be released in North Ameirca on November 15 and in Europe on November 29, Sony is expected to introduce the games console in Japan and...

Pegatron expects sequential drops in 3Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Aug 22, 10:52

Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron expects a 5-10% sequential decrease in its third-quarter 2013 notebook shipments and a 10-15% decline for desktops and motherboards, according to the comp...

Sony and Samsung to unveil new smartphones and wearable devices in September

Aug 19, 14:03

Samsung Electronics and Sony are expected to unveil their latest smartphones and wearable devices prior to Apple's release of new products in September or October, according to market...

Game console component orders to stay strong in November and December

Aug 14, 14:00

Having started mass shipping products for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, sources from component makers say that they have already landed orders for September and October, and with the...

Sony and Panasonic sign basic agreement to jointly develop standard for professional-use next-generation optical discs

Aug 5, 16:04

Sony and Panasonic have announced that they have signed a basic agreement with the objective of jointly developing a next-generation standard for professional-use optical discs and...

Sony sees LCD TV sales increase on year; expects profits from Ultra HD TVs

Aug 5, 14:33

Sony has announced thats its sales and operating revenues during the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were US$17.3 billion, an increase of 13% compared to the same quarter of the previous...

Sony Mobile may be only Japan-based handset vendor to survive, say Taiwan makers

Aug 1, 21:02

Japan-based handset vendor NEC Casio Mobile Communications (NCMC) has decided to withdraw from the global smartphone market due to continued operating losses. Other Japan-based vendors...

Commentary: AMD should not overly rely on game consoles

Jul 24, 11:04

Although AMD CEO Rory Read is optimistic about the company's financial results in the third quarter and expects to turn profitable, the strategy of relying only on orders from the...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to launch Xperia Z Ultra

Jul 22, 21:07

Sony Mobile Communications will launch the 6.4-inch smartphone Xperia Z Ultra in the Taiwan market around the end of July at a contract-free retail price of NT$22,900 (US$763), with...

Sony to give Quanta over 90% of its notebook orders for 2014

Jul 8, 22:01

Sony has reportedly given over 90% of its 2014 notebook orders to Quanta Computer, leaving only a small portion to the vendor's other ODM partners Wistron and Foxconn Electronics...

Taiwan market: Sony, Microsoft to offer new game console promotions

Jul 4, 13:41

Microsoft and Sony are both set to offer new promotions in Taiwan for their game consoles hoping to boost sales during the summer.

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    Sony has introduced its Internet TV line featuring four LCD HDTVs with built-in Google TV. The product line includes the 24-inch NSX-24GT1 (US$599.99), the 32-inch NSX-32GT1 (US$799.99),...

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