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Sony Buying Onlive Assets For Cloud Gaming Services

Sony Computer Entertainment is buying various assets of OnLive, including 140 US and international patents for cloud gaming services. According to sources, Onlive will be shutting its operations on April 30. Moreover, the company is not renewing any subscriptions, and users whose subscriptions renewed on or after March 28 will be refunded. OnLive says that

Sony Launches Vue Cord-Cutting Cervice

Good news for cord cutters: Sony’s streaming TV option for PlayStation owners has arrived. PlayStation Vue has launched in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia for the PS3 and PS4. It is accessible through Sony PlayStation consoles and offers the kind of TV bundle that cable companies sell. About the features, Vue delivers TV over the

Sony’s Playstation 4 Vr Headset To Be Launched By 2016

Sony’s PlayStation 4-powered virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus, is expected to be launched in the first half of 2016. It is coming up with added features. To name a few, the screen resolution is improved: it’s now 1,920 x RGB x 1,080. The refresh rate is doubled from last year at 120Hz, and the new

Sony malware could be connected to other damaging attacks: Researchers

Cybersecurity researchers claimed to have uncovered major evidence linking the massive breach at Sony Corp’s Hollywood studio with attacks in South Korea and the Middle East. Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based security software maker has claimed that it has uncovered evidence that all three campaigns might have been launched by the same group, or facilitated by

FTC settles ad issues on PlayStation Vita gaming console

The Federal Trade Commission has said, Sony Computer Entertainment America has agreed to settle allegations it misled consumers about features of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console. According to the settlement, the Japanese giant will stop making the inaccurate claims and will give people who had purchased the device either a $25 refund or $50

Sony Sinks With Further Losses

Sony has suffered major quarterly losses of 138 billion yen ($1.3 billion) which has resulted after selling its personal computer business. More losses are warned as the Japanese firm struggles to execute a long-promised turnaround. The Tokyo-based maker of the PlayStation 4 game machine, Bravia TVs and Walkman digital player also reported a loss of

Sony Revamps The Magnetic Tape For More Data Storage

Gone are the days when tapes were used for storing data. With the invention of CD’s CDs, cloud services and other forms of digital storage, tapes have become almost outdated. It is, however, used by many businesses and archives around the world. Keeping this in mind, Sony has created a way to boost the potential

Sony To Close E-Reading Stores In Europe, Australia

Struck with losses, Sony has decided to shut its ebook Reader Store in Europe and Australia after a similar pullout in North America, two months ago. Reader Store will close on June 16 in Europe and Australia, while it will continue operating in Japan. The company said, the users of the tablets and smartphones will

Sony Remodels Playstation With Independent Games

Sony who is working with independent studios to bring sassy new titles to the PlayStation platform recently showed off nearly two dozen new “indie” games including “nidhogg” and “The Witness” at its PlayStation campus in the Silicon Valley city of San Mateo. Some of the entertainingly zany spins that independent developers put on play grab

Sony Recalls Viao Fit 11A Laptop Units Fearing Fire Hazards

Sony has announced to recall some of the Vaio Fit 11A notebook units because of an overheating problem and possible fire risk of the battery supplied by a unit of Panasonic. The company has identified 25,905 of the computers worldwide shipped since it first went on sale in February. Of the total units identified, about

Sony Launches Alpha A7s Camera

Sony has introduced the Alpha A7s, bringing 4K video to the popular full-frame mirror less camera line. The “s” stands for sensitivity, and to that end it supports an ISO range of 50 to 409,600. The 12.2-megapixel full-frame sensor limits downscaling with 3,840 x 2,160 (QFHD) 4K video, ultimately resulting in higher quality footage. While