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China aims for bigger slice of smartphone market

Affordable smartphones are in the spotlight at the Mobile World Congress, with Chinese manufacturers like ZTE and Lenovo increasingly taking on the likes of Sony, Samsung and Apple.

Affordable smartphones are in the spotlight at the Mobile World Congress, with Chinese manufacturers like ZTE and Lenovo increasingly taking on the likes of Sony, Samsung and Apple.

Europe

EU competition regulators target Hollywood studios

The European commission accused six Hollywood studios and one British broadcaster on Thursday (July 23) of violating rules governing the single

The European commission accused six Hollywood studios and one British broadcaster on Thursday (July 23) of violating rules governing the single

Business

Sony seeks to stay in smartphone race with new Xperia Z4

Sony has unveiled a new version of its flagship Xperia handset to show its still in the smartphone race; even as it scales down its mobile phone

Sony has unveiled a new version of its flagship Xperia handset to show its still in the smartphone race; even as it scales down its mobile phone

Business

Sony says its losses will be less this financial year

Japanese consumer electronics and entertainment group Sony has unveiled a more upbeat forecast. It says its net annual loss will likely be smaller

Japanese consumer electronics and entertainment group Sony has unveiled a more upbeat forecast. It says its net annual loss will likely be smaller

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North Korea rejects 'hostile' US sanctions

North Korea has slammed the decision of the US to impose fresh sanctions against them, labeling Washington’s policies as ‘hostile’ and ‘repressive’

North Korea has slammed the decision of the US to impose fresh sanctions against them, labeling Washington’s policies as ‘hostile’ and ‘repressive’

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US slaps extra sanctions on North Korea in response to Sony hack

US President Barack Obama has authorised additional sanctions against North Korea in what he said was the first US response to the cyber attack on

US President Barack Obama has authorised additional sanctions against North Korea in what he said was the first US response to the cyber attack on

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Sony Pictures u-turns and will now release 'The Interview'

'The Interview' - the film about a fictional plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - will now play in more than 200 US cinemas from Christmas Day.

'The Interview' - the film about a fictional plot to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - will now play in more than 200 US cinemas from Christmas Day.

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North Korea human rights 'a living nightmare'

The United Nations Security Council has over-ruled objections from China and Russia and held a session about North Korea’s human rights record

The United Nations Security Council has over-ruled objections from China and Russia and held a session about North Korea’s human rights record

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North Korea behind Sony hack says US

It is the film which we will not see in cinemas even though it has gained worldwide recognition. Could Sony’s decision to withdraw ‘The Interview’

It is the film which we will not see in cinemas even though it has gained worldwide recognition. Could Sony’s decision to withdraw ‘The Interview’

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Suspicions North Korea behind Sony hack

It is the film which we won’t see in cinemas yet it has gained worldwide recognition. Could Sony’s decision to withdraw “The Interview”, after

It is the film which we won’t see in cinemas yet it has gained worldwide recognition. Could Sony’s decision to withdraw “The Interview”, after

News

Sony attack 'US security matter' as North Korea movie cancelled

The United States has described a cyber attack on Sony Pictures a “serious national security matter” and said the Obama administration was

The United States has described a cyber attack on Sony Pictures a “serious national security matter” and said the Obama administration was

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Sony postpones release of 'The Interview' following cyber threats

A decision by major cinema chains in the US not to screen the film “The Interview” has caused Sony Pictures to cancel its December 25 release. It

A decision by major cinema chains in the US not to screen the film “The Interview” has caused Sony Pictures to cancel its December 25 release. It

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Sony postpones release of 'The Interview' following cyber threats

A decision by major cinema chains in the US not to screen the film “The Interview” has caused Sony Pictures to cancel its December 25 release. It

A decision by major cinema chains in the US not to screen the film “The Interview” has caused Sony Pictures to cancel its December 25 release. It

News

North Korea suspected of cyber attack on Sony

Sony Pictures is investigating the hacking of its computer systems ahead of the release of a film about North Korea’s leader. In the movie, two

Sony Pictures is investigating the hacking of its computer systems ahead of the release of a film about North Korea’s leader. In the movie, two

Science_technology

Video games craze descends on City of Angels

Every year, the biggest names in video games descend upon Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo – or E3 – the industry’s largest event of

Every year, the biggest names in video games descend upon Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo – or E3 – the industry’s largest event of

Business

Sony and Volvo to cut more jobs

Big names in the electronics and transport world are making major job cuts. Sony is reducing its payroll by 5,000 – just over three percent of

Big names in the electronics and transport world are making major job cuts. Sony is reducing its payroll by 5,000 – just over three percent of

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China lifts 14-year ban on video game consoles

China’s long-standing ban on video game consoles has been temporarily lifted, its government has confirmed. The restriction was introduced in 2000

China’s long-standing ban on video game consoles has been temporarily lifted, its government has confirmed. The restriction was introduced in 2000

Business

Sony PlayStation 4 hits shops in Europe

The Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) games console has arrived in Europe – two weeks after it was released in the United States, where one million were sold

The Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) games console has arrived in Europe – two weeks after it was released in the United States, where one million were sold

Business

Microsoft unveils new Xbox One in big console battle

The last contender in the big console battle enters the fray at midnight in Europe as Microsoft launches its Xbox One. The next-generation console

The last contender in the big console battle enters the fray at midnight in Europe as Microsoft launches its Xbox One. The next-generation console

Business

Gunfight at the console corral as Sony unleashes PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has been released in United States and goes on sale in Europe in two weeks. The new device has received rave reviews and its

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has been released in United States and goes on sale in Europe in two weeks. The new device has received rave reviews and its

Business

Sony rejects activist's split plan

Sony’s shares slumped after it rejected American activist shareholder Daniel Loeb’s plan to split up the company and use the money raised to revive

Sony’s shares slumped after it rejected American activist shareholder Daniel Loeb’s plan to split up the company and use the money raised to revive

Business

Sony profits rise on weaker yen, better Xperia sales

Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai has announced a higher than expected first-quarter operating profit. Earnings were boosted by strong demand for

Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai has announced a higher than expected first-quarter operating profit. Earnings were boosted by strong demand for

Business

Sony undercuts Microsoft in console battle

Gamers’ ground zero is the Electronic Entertainment Expo currently on in Los Angeles and it was the arena for Sony and Microsoft to go head to head

Gamers’ ground zero is the Electronic Entertainment Expo currently on in Los Angeles and it was the arena for Sony and Microsoft to go head to head

Business

Sony returns to profit

Japan’s leading electronics firm Sony has returned to profit for the first time in five years. Turning the 3.52 billion euro loss of 2011 into the

Japan’s leading electronics firm Sony has returned to profit for the first time in five years. Turning the 3.52 billion euro loss of 2011 into the

Business

Sony looks for head start over Microsoft with new PlayStation

Sony has said it will launch its next-generation PlayStation this year. A lot is riding on its first video game console in seven years as the

Sony has said it will launch its next-generation PlayStation this year. A lot is riding on its first video game console in seven years as the

Business

Weaker yen helps Sony

Sony says it remains on target for its full year profits thanks to earnings that are being boosted by sales of assets and the weaker value of the yen

Sony says it remains on target for its full year profits thanks to earnings that are being boosted by sales of assets and the weaker value of the yen