Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9bn deal adding more than 2m songs to their catalogue

2018-05-22 16:00

The deal adds a catalogue of more than two million songs - including some of the greatest hits from the first half of the 20th century - to Sony's already huge repertoire.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is Sony's highest-grossing movie ever!

2018-04-12 11:50

Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle just broke a major record.

Sony smartphone images ahead of MWC launch

2018-02-22 18:12

Leaked images of smartphones expected to be launched by Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony have been leaked online, ahead of the company’s launch next week.

Top 10 countdown to the best phones of 2017

2017-12-12 07:43

This year was one of the most exciting for phones, with the launch of surprise devices building on the best features of previous smartphone models and a nostalgic nod to the past.

Sony sued over use of song in Baby Driver soundtrack

2017-08-04 09:44

The son of T Rex frontman filed a lawsuit against Sony for using the song Debora in Baby Driver, allegedly without permission.

Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

2017-06-13 15:19

Sony has showed off its rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defends its crown as the top-selling new-generation console.

Undervalued Sony poised to rise 39%

2017-06-07 12:30

Sony Corp shares are undervalued and could rise as much as 39%, says Oasis Management’s Seth Fischer at the Sohn Conference in Hong Kong.

New Android smartphones in SA: how do they stack up?

2017-04-09 14:02

The world’s top Android smartphones - Samsung's Galaxy S8, LG's G6, the Sony XZ Premium and Huawei’s P10 - are poised for the SA market. Kyle Venktess compares prices and features.

Paul McCartney sues to take back Beatles catalogue

2017-01-19 11:39

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to secure the copyright to the Beatles back catalogue in a case that could have wide ramifications for the music industry.

EU slams Sony, Panasonic with fines over battery cartel

2016-12-12 18:28

EU regulators have fined Japanese electronics giants Sony, Panasonic and Sanyo a total of $176m for colluding on prices for rechargeable batteries.

 

Here's why Mi Casa signing a deal with Sony/ ATV Music Publishing is important

2018-05-18 09:50

Award-winning soulful dance trio, Mi Casa, signed a publishing deal with Sony/ ATV Music Publishing.

Sony unveils new flagship Xperia smartphones in Barcelona

2018-02-26 14:21

The phones, which feature curved backs and wireless charging, have done away with audio jacks in favour of wireless earphones.

Sony tease launch of new smartphone range at MWC

2018-02-22 17:16

Smartphone maker Sony Xperia has tweeted a teaser ahead of the launch of its latest smartphone range at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Gift Guide: Obliterate your Christmas bonus on these tech gadgets

2017-12-11 06:30

With Christmas fast approaching and payday coming soon as well, what better way to blow it than on unnecessary tech gadgets to make friends and family green with envy.

Sony's premium smartphone heading for SA

2017-06-26 14:49

Sony's extravagant new offering, the Xperia XZ Premium, is heading for South African shores in July, and can now be pre-ordered. But it comes with a hefty price tag.

Forget the FANGs: The Sunrise stocks are doing better in Japan

2017-06-12 07:16

Impressed by the so-called FANG shares’ performance over the past year? Japan has a similar group that’s doing even better.

LA Reid leaves Sony amid sexual harassment reports

2017-05-16 08:50

LA Reid, one of the music world's top executives who helped launch the careers of stars including Justin Bieber, has left Epic Records after reported harassment allegations.

Sony launches first SA store

2017-04-06 13:37

Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony has opened its first South African store and has announced news about new devices.

Sony CEO leaves for Snapchat

2017-01-16 16:01

Two years after guiding the company through an unprecedented e-mail hack, Sony CEO Michael Lynton is leaving to become the chairman of the board for Snap Inc.

Sony has a hit game that's as big as Pokemon Go in Japan

2016-12-05 07:50

Nintendo might have scored a hit with the explosive debut of Pokemon Go this year. On its home turf, however, Sony has quietly dispatched its rival ...

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