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Why We Are Subjected to Beatlemania, Again

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

I love the Beatles, don't get me wrong. Paul McCartney in concert is a religious experience. But I'm over Beatlemania. I want it to stop. Why now? A little thing called copyright.

Sony to Release This Is It Sequel, This Is Also It

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"When we put together This Is It, we thought it was it, but it turns out it wasn't it," said Sony spokesperson Carol Foyler.

Hollywood Wins Lawsuit, Losing the War

Nate Wilcox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nate Wilcox

In the end, technology is changing with or without the permission of the Hollywood studios.

Sony Plans Kindle Rival E-Reader With Wireless Downloads

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Sony Corp. plans to offer an e-book reader with the ability to wirelessly download books, injecting more competition in a small but f...

Sony Cuts PlayStation 3 Price, Offers Upgrade

AP | Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp. slashed the price of the PlayStation 3 around the world in a move that analysts said is likely to boost sales of the game con...

The e-Book Wars: Is Pornography Next?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

With their proprietary software for Kindle readers only, Amazon has adapted a "we-win, you-lose," VHS vs. Betamax business model.

Nissan Leaf EV: One Man's Vision, Now Reality

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

When Nissan introduced their close-to-production Leaf electric vehicle yesterday, we caught a glimpse of transportation's future. You can bet that today oil companies are somewhat nervous.

Kindle Controversy: eBooks in Transition

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

According to the publishing industry, 50% of all books will be sold in eFormat by 2013. People want to know about the changes that are taking place, but don't know where to begin.

Sony Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage fo...

Back To School Kindles

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

The freshman class of 2009 can be expected to arrive as every other freshman class does in new clothes, excited, well-scrubbed and horny, but many of them will also have Kindles under their arm.

Eebs: A History of Future Publishing

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

The Kindle is for the book-lover who might buy a first, a signed or a special edition. It is lingerie. It is a box of chocolates or a bottle of double-malt. Competition will drive it to adapt, and it will.

Thank God It's Thursday: Miles Davis, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Charles Mingus, Tito Puente and Babatunde Olatunji

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.

E3 2009: Liveblogging: Sony Announces Final Fantasy XIV Online

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The E3 Liveblogging stream revealed that Sony will be releasing a very special PS3 exclusive in 2010: Final Fantasy 14 Online. ...

YouTube, Hulu On Web Video Collision Course

Business Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Google's YouTube is moving ahead with its push for more professional movie content. Sony (SNE) confirms to Bloomberg that it's talking to Google about...

Resident Evil Racism

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Resident Evil 5, a game in which a white killer is on a search and destroy mission to stop the spread of a deadly virus, reinforces the worst of the worst stereotypes against and about Africans.

Sony Releases New Piece Of Shit Machine That Doesn't F#&*ing Work (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Onion is reporting that Sony's new "stupid box thing" is a "time vampire" that will force the world to scream "work, work, you cocksucking piece o...

Sony Forecasts $1.7 Billion Loss, First In 14 Years

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Sony Chief Executive Howard Stringer acknowledged Thursday he had not gone far enough with cost cuts and efforts to combine entertainmen...

China's Downfall: the Ultimate Impact of Environmental Degradation

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

The destruction in China is so staggering, it's hard to comprehend. Sixteen of the world's 20 most polluted cities are in China, and many regions can now lay claim to the most polluted air in the world.

Sony To Post $1.1 Billion Loss: Reports

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO — Sony will post a 100 billion yen ($1.1 billion) operating loss this fiscal year through March, its first since 1995, media reports said ...

The Cyber Guy Gets Ahead Of The Tech Traffic At CES By Giving Thirty-One Geeks An All Access Pass As Cyber Reporters

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stacie Krajchir

The Consumer Electronics Show is 2.2 million square feet of stage space featuring the latest gadgets, gizmos, and tech goods you can ever lay your little eyes on.

Obama Supports DTV Delay: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 9, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

President-elect Barack Obama has joined the Consumers Union in asking congress to delay the digital television transition. Obama noted "inadequate f...

Sony To Launch World's Lightest Notebook PC

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Japan's Sony Corp plans to launch the world's lightest 8-inch notebook PC, taking aim squarely at a rapidly growing market for ultra-portalbe personal...

Which TV Brands Are Best For The Environment?

Philip G. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip G. Baker

With so many TVs being similar, consider selecting your purchase by which companies offer the best takeback programs.

Republicans Kill any Help for Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Late last night, Senate Republicans derailed a bill, passed the day before by the House, to loan $15 billion to the Detroit Three, with 10 Republicans joining 40 Democrats and two Independents in favor.

Leno to Take Over 10PM: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer December 9, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

After Conan O'Brien takes over the Tonight Show in May, Jay Leno will begin hosting a show at 10pm on NBC. The move coincides with Jeff Zucker's pla...