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End Of The Line: 6 Tech Features Axed This Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

Sony on Tuesday confirmed that PSPgo production has officially stopped. With smartphones increasingly consolidating our cameras, media players and ...

Say Goodbye To Sony's PSPgo

Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

Despite a tiny form factor and novel slide-out panel for controls, Sony's PSPgo handheld never gained a huge following with its high price (originally...

Tech Industry's "BHAG" Recycling Effort

Gary Shapiro | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

The new eCycling Leadership Initiative challenges technology companies to recycle one billion pounds annually by 2016

Sony: Nintendo Makes 'Babysitting Tools'

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

In an interview with Fortune, Sony Playstation CEO Jack Tretton lashed out against gaming competitors, particularly Nintendo, whose products Tretton s...

The Shot Heard Round the Industry... Studios' doomed plan for pre-DVD Video On Demand.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Scott Mendelson

Fox, Warner Bros, Sony, and Universal have announced this week that they will begin offering 'first-run' theatrical features on Video On Demand through DirectTV just sixty days after their theatrical release.

Hooray for Hollywood: Finding Joy in Doing Good

Dylan Kendall | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact
Dylan Kendall

Over the past 20 years, the industry that gained its wealth generating messages started listening to the voices of the consumers it has informed. The media industry is becoming responsible.

Japanese Automakers Further Delay Restarting Factories

Reuters | Isabel Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp (6758.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) cut output at five more plants and Toyota Motor (7203.T: Quote, Profile, ...

PlayStation Network Down Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The PlayStation Network is down again, the third time in recent weeks. However, this time the downtime appears to be planned. According to the Play...

Sony Adds Extra Features To iTunes Movies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — Some of Sony Corp.'s movies sold through Apple Inc.'s iTunes store are now available with extra features that enable people to sea...

Why Sony Music Should Only Release Solo Female Artists

Jeffrey Rabhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Rabhan

A close look at Sony music shows a label bloodline filled with more industry queens, princesses, and duchesses than any other, and a proven half-century of lady-centric executive leadership.

You're a Gamer, Admit It

Liz Spikol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Liz Spikol

According to the Entertainment Software Association, 40 percent of all gamers are now women, and there are more women playing than teenage boys. Also, about a quarter of all people 50 and older play videogames.

Sony Tries to Steal iTunes and Pandora Internet Music Action

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
The Stir

Qriocity isn't really for people who want to enjoy their tunes on the go. It's a home-based service. Boring!

Sony To Ditch iTunes? Sony Exec Says Apple Holding Publishers 'Ransom'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

2010 was the year iTunes got The Beatles. Will 2011 be the year iTunes loses Avril Lavigne, Shakira, Christina Aguilera, and Bruce Springsteen? Thoug...

PlayStation Phone Specs Leaked By Engadget

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After months of speculation about the so-called Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (aka PlayStation Phone), Engadget finally got its hands on what is allegedly...

PHOTOS: Inside The Golden Globes After-Parties

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Golden Globes winners (with trophies in hand) bounced around multiple after-parties at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Chateau Marmont, and surrounding rest...

Exclusive CES Video: 3D Camcorder from Sony -- No Glasses Needed!

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

So far, 3D has been a failure. The bulky glasses and expensive sets -- not to mention the lack of content -- have made it less than a savior for the CE industry. But that all changed today at CES.

The Changing Role of Libraries in the Digital Age

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Haber

As America shifts in the way it consumes literature and other content, one thing has not changed -- the library must continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas.

The Top 10 Green Business Stories of 2010

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Here's my attempt to capture the most important stories that affected the greening of business in 2010 and my predictions for the future.

Sony eBook Business Different From Apple's

On! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"We are aiming to acquire a share of 40% in the global electronic book market in fiscal 2012," said Sony Corp, which has been leading the US electroni...

The Chinese Consumer: Still Projecting and Protecting

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Contemporary Chinese society, still Confucian to the core, is driven by the need for societal acknowledgment and diffused insecurity. Consumer behavior, characterized by status projection and risk avoidance, reflects these truths.

Sony Launches Music Streaming Service

AP | TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

TOKYO — Sony Corp. on Wednesday launched a music streaming service in a bid to boost sales of its consumer electronics and break Apple's dominan...

Christmas Gift Guide

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Now that you know which eReader to buy for the holidays, you have to think about how to keep it safe and clean. With options ranging from designer to ...

Christmas Gifts 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There is a case to be made for the fact that 2010 will be remembered as the year eBooks solidified themselves as a veritable cultural mainstay. It wil...

I Got a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

In the fall of 1974, I got a check for $15 written on the account of John Lennon. Almost all of my friends insisted that I couldn't cash it. I did. But I cherish the memory of opening that envelope.

Monaco Media Forum: The New Media World According to Murdoch, Everson, Hecht, Milner, Barra, Brell, Hippeau, Dinsdale, Kunster, Burns, Vestberg and More

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

"Facebook is a wave. The wave will die down and then I have to paddle out again and find a new wave." So said Werner Brell, Chief Digital Of...