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Sony reboots Aibo with AI and extra kawaii

The rumors had it right: Sony is rebooting its robot dog, Aibo, announcing a new four-legged companion AI-powered bot incoming with the same brand name but more rounded corners and visible facial fea

Hulu names Fox’s Randy Freer as its new CEO

Hulu’s current CEO Mike Hopkins is departing, with board member Randy Freer taking his place. Hopkins is leaving to run the TV business at Sony. Freer, meanwhile, has been serving as president a

This ultra-cute tiny PS4 controller is a great option for children and the small-handed

If you like playing console games with the younger generation, you may have come across the issue of their tiny hands being unable to perform certain combos, reach certain buttons easily, and so on. W

Sony Aibo is reportedly returning with Amazon Echo-like features

Sony’s getting the old crew back together for one more job. According to a new report out of the Nikkei Asian Review, the electronics giant is reuniting the team between its beloved, bygone robotic

Sony and reMarkable’s dueling e-paper tablets are strange but impressive beasts

Poor paper. It's in that ironic category where those who love it the most are the ones trying their hardest to replace it. Case in point: Sony and reMarkable, a pair of companies as unalike as you're

Sony backs Acutronic Robotics’ hardware robot operating system

Sony is investing in Acutronic Robotics‘ Series A round, via its Sony Innovation Fund. Sony will also adopt Acutronic’s Hardware Robot Operating System (H-ROS), for use in its own robotic

IFA 2017’s biggest announcements

The September time frame positions the Berlin show perfectly as a launch pad for holiday products. As such, some of tech’s biggest names use it to debut some of their biggest products of the year. I

Sony’s RX0 is a tiny camera with big ideas

Sony just announced a new camera called the RX0, but breaking from the trend of lower number = fancier camera, this one is a tiny device that combines an action-cam form factor with some traditional i

Alexa and Google Assistant HomePod competitors are coming from Sony, Harman and more

Berlin’s big IFA trade show doesn’t officially open until tomorrow, but the announcements have already started pouring out of the show that’s come to be known as the “CES of Europe.” The eve

Bang & Olufsen and Sony launch AirPod rivals

Everyone wants to get in on the wireless earbud rage and two firms just announced their entry into the market. Today at IFA 2017, B&O and Sony announced their first wireless earbuds that each comp

Sony’s Xperia XZ1 will ship with Android Oreo and a camera that doubles as a 3D scanner

It’s hard to shake the feeling that Sony’s Xperia line exists primarily as a method for getting its camera technology out in the world. It’s not that they’re not solid phones, it’s just the

Sony knocks $50 of their full PlayStation VR bundle

Virtual reality is getting (a bit) cheaper everywhere you look. Today, Sony is the one delivering the deals. In U.S. and Canada, Sony’s PlayStation VR is getting a new bundle which brings the he

This VR cycle is dead

At this year’s E3 -- aka the biggest date in the gaming industry calendar -- there was an Oculus-shaped rift where the Oculus-shaped Rift should have been showing off its vision of the future of ele

Dubset makes Sony the first major label legalized for remixing

Spotify and Apple Music could soon get the legal grey area of music like remixes and DJ sets that today live unofficially on SoundCloud. Sony Music Entertainment today became the first major record la

Sony wants to digitize education records using the blockchain

Sony said today that it has finished developing a digital system for storing and managing educational records on the blockchain. The Japanese firm is now looking to commercialize the product, in partn

Sony Pictures is buying the Japanese anime distributor behind ‘Dragon Ball Z’

Sony Pictures is taking a majority stake in the distribution response for smash-hit anime series ‘Dragon Ball Z’ and others. The company announced today that it is making an undisclosed in

Sony’s a7S II stuns with 4K footage from outside the International Space Station

Sony’s lineup of full-frame mirrorless cameras is impressive, and have become a staple for videographers and photographers worldwide. But now, the a7S II has gone beyond just our world, capturin

Alexa brings hands-free TV to more devices

Alexa’s latest trick is offering a hands-free TV viewing experience, that will allow consumers to turn on or off their television, change inputs, fast forward, rewind and more, without having to

Sony’s Playstation Now streaming service now includes PS4 games

Game subscription services now look like they’re here to stay, and Sony’s Playstation Now just got an exciting update: The first PS4 games on the service are now available to play. The deb

Sony to demo 3D face biometric running on an Xperia smartphone

If smartphone hardware rumors are on the money, and they are usually at least in the ballpark (with the exception of transparent, bendable phones; apparently forever doomed to be mocked up in Photosh
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