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Sony Mobile Chief Kunihiro Suzuki Says The Xperia Tablet Z's World Tour Will Begin In Q2

Mobile game studios and big publishers talk strategy

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This sponsored post is produced by FC Business Intelligence. Mobile gaming has exploded this year. The latest figures show over 135 billion people playing at least one hour of games per month on a smartphone or tablet and the huge growth shows no sign of slowing down. But grabbing a slice...
Mobile game studios and big publishers talk strategy

AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

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Sony only outed its newest trio of Xperia smartphones just over a month ago in Berlin, and AT&T has just announced that its already grooming the device for a U.S. launch. Oh, and in case you care, the phone will also appear on-screen as James Bond’s phone of choice in...
AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

Sony closes deal to buy Sony Ericsson, now Sony Mobile Communications

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Sony has completed its purchase of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone joint venture and turned the company into a subsidiary....
Sony closes deal to buy Sony Ericsson, now Sony Mobile Communications
Sony admits being outclassed by iPhone and Galaxy S III, promises new flagship smartphone

Sony launches 'my Xperia' smartphone tracking app in the Nordics ahead of second-quarter global release

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Sony is piloting its remote security service for Xperia smartphones, called ‘my Xperia’, in the Nordics this week before a full global release in the second quarter of 2013. Sony Mobile announced the roll out on its official blog through a brief interview with Marcin Zielinski, a Sony Experience Planner and...
Sony launches 'my Xperia' smartphone tracking app in the Nordics ahead of second-quarter global release

RIM announces new COO, CMO following anti-Apple ‘Wake Up’ reveal

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The big May 7 uncloaking that revealed Research in Motion is behind the seemingly anti-Apple “Wake Up” flash mob from last week occurred on schedule, but not too many people appeared to care as the steam from the confusing campaign already ran its quick course. The “Wake Up. Be Bold” marketing...
RIM announces new COO, CMO following anti-Apple ‘Wake Up’ reveal

Kunimasa Suzuki named new President, CEO of Sony Mobile

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Kunimasa Suzuki has been named as the President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications. Suzuki succeeds the outgoing President and CEO of the now superseded Sony Ericsson, Bert Nordberg, who has been appointed as the first Chairman of the Board of the new entity. Surprisingly, Suzukiís appointment comes on top...
Kunimasa Suzuki named new President, CEO of Sony Mobile

Sony posts $312 million loss for Q1, slashes forecasts

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Sony has posted a $312 million loss for Q1 (pdf) on sales of $19.2 billion for the months of April to June. Its operating profit fell 77 percent to just $80 million, dramatically worse than a forecast 36 percent drop in profits from the same time last year. One-off restructuring...
Sony posts $312 million loss for Q1, slashes forecasts

Sony Mobile to cut 1000 jobs globally, move headquarters to Japan in restructuring move

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With Sony’s association with Ericsson coming to abrupt end, Sony Mobile is continuing to adapt its corporate structure, today announcing that it will lay off 1000 jobs globally and move its headquarters from Lund, Sweden to Tokyo, Japan.     This is a developing story, please refresh for updates....
Sony Mobile to cut 1000 jobs globally, move headquarters to Japan in restructuring move

WildTangent adding games to Sony smartphones and tablets

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For those that have Sony smartphones and tablets, playing WildTangent games just got easier. Redmond-based WildTangent is expanding its partnership with Sony Mobile Communications to allow owners of Sony’s new flagship smartphone, the Xperia, to have access to the WildTangent mobile games service via the Sony Select discovery gaming app. “Sony knows gamers...
WildTangent adding games to Sony smartphones and tablets

Xperia ZR announced: 4.6-inch 720p display, IP58 water resistant, 13MP camera with dedicated camera button

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Sony has unveiled the Xperia ZR (C550X ‘Dogo’) and our previous report was right on the money with the specs. The Xperia ZR has a 4.55-inch OptiContrast display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution and 319 PPI. It will be powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon chipset with Adreno 320...
Xperia ZR announced: 4.6-inch 720p display, IP58 water resistant, 13MP camera with dedicated camera button

Today in Tech: Is Microsoft's new logo hit or miss?

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Sony Mobile laying off 1,000 people; why the freemium business model isn't all it's cracked up to be.  Microsoft gets a new logo [THE SEATTLE TIMES] The new logo, which incorporates a multicolored Windows symbol in addition to the "Microsoft" name in straightforward, lighter type, is intended to "signal the...
Today in Tech: Is Microsoft's new logo hit or miss?

Sony Mobile to Cut 1,000 Jobs

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Sony Corp. said Thursday it plans to cut some 15 percent of its mobile phone business’s workforce, or about 1,000 jobs, to reduce costs and accelerate its push into the growing smartphone market. The job cut comes after Sony took full control of its mobile phone joint venture with Sweden’s...
Sony Mobile to Cut 1,000 Jobs

Sony Xperia GX packs 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch HD display, joined by Xperia SX to offer LTE in Japan

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Sony's announced its first two LTE-capable phones for its Japanese customers -- and there's two of 'em. The Xperia GX is up first, with a 720p 4.6-inch display squeezed in alongside a new 13-megapixel camera -- a first for Sony's mobile family. A 1.5 GHz dual-core processor ensures it...
Sony Xperia GX packs 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch HD display, joined by Xperia SX to offer LTE in Japan

Sony rep confirms some 2011 Xperia handsets won't be tasting Google's Jelly Bean

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Some of you might be familiar with Sony's earlier struggles to successfully (and in a timely manner) deliver Google's Ice Cream Sandwich to a slew of Xperia handsets. And, as we all know, Android 4.0's no longer the freshest treat around, thus the Walkman maker will now have to...
Sony rep confirms some 2011 Xperia handsets won't be tasting Google's Jelly Bean
Sony's 'Minecraft Anywhere' bookmarklet unleashes creepers on any website

Join us for Sony's Mobile World Congress 2012 press event at noon EST

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Okay, guys. Time to finish up those Sunday errands, because we have quite the prime time lineup planned, and you're not going to want to go anywhere (Oscars, schmoscars, right?). Coming up at noon EST Sony is delivering its first press conference since breaking up with Ericsson and rebranding...
Join us for Sony's Mobile World Congress 2012 press event at noon EST

By popular demand, Sony releases Jelly Bean alpha build for Xperia T

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Because the first time proved to be such a charm for Android developers, Sony's once again offering Xperia owners an official alpha ROM. And this time, it's of the Jelly Bean variety. But before you rush to the source and flash your cares away, there are a few caveats...
By popular demand, Sony releases Jelly Bean alpha build for Xperia T

Sony's Xperia Ice Cream Sandwich rollout pushed to mid-April (and beyond)

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To be fair, things have... changed a bit since we heard back in November that the Xperia handset line would be getting Ice Cream Sandwich by March of 2012. Specifically, Sony Ericsson is no more, and it's up to Sony Mobile alone to continue the torch carrying. At any rate,...
Sony's Xperia Ice Cream Sandwich rollout pushed to mid-April (and beyond)

Engadget Mobile Podcast 126 - 12.18.2012

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Some weeks, there are descriptive themes we can ascribe to the Engadget Mobile Podcast in retrospect. This isn't one of those weeks. We are simply all over the place: good phones, bad phones, fat phones, skinny phones, phablets, spectra, lions, leaks, rumors, lies, and videotape. So just kick back...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 126 - 12.18.2012

Nokia announces In-Location, 22-strong industry alliance for mobile indoor positioning

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With most of the great outdoors pretty well mapped within an inch of its life, indoors is the final navigation frontier. Today Nokia has announced "In-Location" an alliance of 22 companies with the goal of driving innovation in this area. Names on the list include Broadcom, Samsung, Sony Mobile...
Nokia announces In-Location, 22-strong industry alliance for mobile indoor positioning

Sony Xperia L: a budget Android device with a focus on imaging and style

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The days of the new Sony Mobile are now long past. Two years in, and the company appears to have hit a stride with its smartphone portfolio, churning out new Xperias on a consistent basis. And today is no different with the unveiling of the Xperia L, a mid-...
Sony Xperia L: a budget Android device with a focus on imaging and style

Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

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Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. During a keynote address at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor also announced a test suite called Ringmark, that will...
Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

Sony Xperia GX and SX deliver LTE with Snapdragon S4, ICS

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Sony Mobile has announced its first LTE handsets powered by Qualcommís fast Krait-based Snapdragon S4 dual-core processors. Capable of download speeds up to 75mbps, the Xperia GX and SX will also be the first Sony Xperia handsets to launch with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box. Sony...
Sony Xperia GX and SX deliver LTE with Snapdragon S4, ICS

Sony backpedals on Android 4.1 upgrade statement, is now 'actively investigating' all Xperia updates

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Let's chalk this one up to something being lost in corporate translation. After a UK company rep issued a statement just days ago confirming the lack of an Android 4.1 upgrade path for certain 2011 Xperia handsets, Sony's delicately backtracking and claiming that public info was made "in error."...
Sony backpedals on Android 4.1 upgrade statement, is now 'actively investigating' all Xperia updates
Sony developing Firefox OS hardware, hopes to release first product in 2014

The Engadget Interview: Sony product marketing manager Stephen Sneeden at MWC 2013

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After wowing us at CES with the Xperia Z, Sony enticed us at Mobile World Congress with the Xperia Tablet Z. Both devices combine top-notch specs with beautiful industrial design -- pure rectangular forms with a mirror-like finish packaged in thin, light and water-resistant shells. We sat down with...
The Engadget Interview: Sony product marketing manager Stephen Sneeden at MWC 2013
As Apple continues to bully Android vendors, Sony shrugs
Sony UK confirms Xperia Arc S and Mini Pro not getting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
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