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PlayStation 4 and User Privacy

Larry Magid | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

As I watched Sony unveil the PlayStation 4 on February 20th, I was struck by how much data the new device would be collecting from its users.

Sony's President Asks For Help Naming His Pink Balls

Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

In what is perhaps the first ever corporate blog post to begin with the phrase "pink balls," Sony's President and COO Phil Molyneux has taken to the c...

Sony Gives the Worst Presentation Ever -- What Can You Learn From It?

Ron Galloway | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Ron Galloway

The most famous business presentation of the last 30 years was Steve Jobs' 2007 introduction of the iPhone. His full presentation lasted about 51 minutes. Sony's presentation lasted 140 minutes. And they never showed so much as a picture of the PS4.

PLAYSTATION 4

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Sony's next-generation gaming system, the PlayStation 4, promises social and remote capabilities. The new controller resembles that of the...

Where Was The Actual Console At The PlayStation 4 Event?

AP | By PETER SVENSSON and DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony showed off what the PlayStation 4 can do, but not what it will look like. The Japanese electronics giant talked ...

Today Is Playstation 4 Day

Reuters | Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

By Tim Kelly and Malathi Nayak TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is expected to showcase a new PlayStation console on Wednesday in a pre-empt...

Feinstein, Levin and McCain on the Wrong Side of Free Speech

Ira Glasser | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Ira Glasser

The recent controversy over the film Zero Dark Thirty implicates free expression, artistic freedom and public policy issues that are of great concern.

2013 Just Might Be The Year Of The 'Playstation 4'

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japan...

Sony Thinks It Has A Chance

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Sony Corp., the struggling Japanese electronics and entertainment company, is headed in the right direction although its comeback is no...

Female Game Developers Look To Shake Up The Boys Club

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When video game developer Brenda Brathwaite Romero started her career in the 1980s, she coul...

Why Microsoft May Have Missed A Major Opportunity This Month

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.11.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- Microsoft may have relinquished its starring role in America's gaudiest gadget show a year too early. After 13 straight years in the spo...

And The Best Selling Video Games Of 2012 Are...

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology

Despite the blockbuster releases of two "Call of Duty" games and "Halo 4," the video game industry had another down year in 2012, according to a year-...

Patents: A Shield or a Sword?

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Patent protection, by its very nature, is supposed to operate as a deterrent to protect inventors from getting their novel inventions stolen or misused, but defects in both the granting of this protection and modern litigation devices created for enforcement run askew of this goal.

Sony Has One Huge Advantage When It Comes To Ultra HD TVs

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sony Corp. is finally pressing its advantage as a conglomerate that owns both high-tech gadgets and the content that plays on them ...

Are 'Ultrahigh Def' TVs A Passing Fad?

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens ...

Game Over?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology

It appears it may finally be game over for the PlayStation 2. According to Japanese tech publication Famitsu, Sony Computer Entertainment of Japan ...

8 Amazing Videos of Everyday Folks Made Unsung Heroes

Posted 01.02.2013 | Impact

From law enforcement here at home to our troops overseas, ordinary citizens are answering the call of duty to protect our rights, freedoms, and lives....

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained Is a Mad Masterpiece!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think I can safely say that Django Unchained is ambitious, astonishing and unpredictable film is the best thing that Tarantino has done since Pulp Fiction.

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Some random observations: The new Brad Pitt movie, Killing Them Softly, is an abomination, a sophisticated, beautiful restaurant has opened in Beverly Hills, and the Mullin Automotive Museum is worth the trip.

Sony's 'Ultra HD' TV Costs HOW MUCH?

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Amazing Spiderman," ''Taxi Driver" and "The Karate Kid" are getting some real resolution. The new, restored a...

A Phone Display Thinner Than A Dime?!

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.20.2012 | Technology

If you thought the iPhone 5 was ridiculously slender, then you won't believe the specs on three recently unveiled prototypes from Japan Display. T...

'Skyfall' Already Seeing Huge Success

Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment

While "Skyfall" isn't coming to theaters in the U.S. until November 9, the film has already opened internationally and has done exceedingly well. ...

Surprise! 'Ghostbusters 3' Hits Snag

Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

In unsurprising "Ghostbusters 3" news: According to THR, filming on the sequel has been delayed until fall of 2013, at the earliest. Per THR, "Ghos...

William Faulkner's Estate Sues Over Woody Allen Film

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.31.2012 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

Nearly a year and a half after the release of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, the estate of William Faulkner is suing Sony over a line in the movie that was taken from the author's 1950 book, Requiem for a Nun.

Sony Shuts Down Office Building

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said it will close an office building in Tokyo and relocate the 4,800 people who work there to other sites in and around J...