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Gaming
Sony's gaming and music struggles see sentiment take a nosedive
Sentiment towards Sony has taken a nosedive during the first quarter of 2020, with ongoing struggles in its music and gaming behind the decline. 
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Audio
Sony announces the WF-SP800N Sport headphones
Promising a battery life of up to nine hours between charges, you will likely want to keep wearing them after your workout, especially when you see some of their noise-cancelling features.
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Smartphone
IDC: No recovery in sight for semiconductor market
IDC forecasts that worldwide non-memory semiconductor revenue will decline by 7.2% in 2020.
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Cloud
Sony unveils newest additions to wireless headphone range
The range includes new over-ear and wireless earbuds for the discerning audiophile.
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Gaming
Revealed: Top gaming trends as industry grows rapidly
Report reveals the maturing of cloud technologies and 5G will help cloud gaming become a major global market.
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Cloud
Sony to launch new 4K handycam in March 2020
Sony’s new 4K handycam will hit the shelves next month, bringing new opportunities for keen videographers to film up a storm.
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Bluetooth
Sony's latest Bluetooth-enabled turntable is out
Sony’s latest turntables have embraced the trend towards portable speakers, with its latest version sporting a Bluetooth transmitter.
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Photography
Kiwi photographer wins Sony's 10K grand prize
“An iceberg drifts in the Southern Ocean somewhere near the polar circle. This was the first iceberg I had ever seen, and I was for a moment stunned by the majesty of this natural phenomenon. After taking a few photos I put my camera down and tears filled my eyes.”
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Phishing
Security flaw left Android phones open to SMS phishing attacks found
Check Point Research discovered the vulnerability impacts phones from Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony.
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Artificial Intelligence
Sony Australia announces first AI-based video solution
The Edge Analytics solution utilises machine learning AI technology to create better video content, according to the company.
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Cloud
Sony gets serious about reducing plastic pollution
The 'One Blue Ocean' project aims to reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. It also states that Sony will also make efforts to reduce its environmental footprint to zero by 2050.
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Photography
Sony's new RX mirrorless cam brings pro features to a compact
Sony has taken many of the technologies developed for the Alpha 9 and incorporated them into its latest mirrorless camera release, the RX100 VII.
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Photography
Sony introduces high-resolution Alpha 7R IV camera
The new Alpha 7R IV features a newly developed 35mm full-frame, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 61.0 MP.
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SD-WAN
Orange business services to transform Sony’s global network
The SD-WAN future-proof platform will enable Sony to share IT talent and have complete end-to-end visibility for improved global service agility.
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Apple
A detailed look at the global wearables market
ResearchAndMarkets.com released a new report, providing a comprehensive examination of the state of the wearables market for the next five years.
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Microsoft
Sony and Microsoft to explore strategic partnership
“Our partnership brings the power of Azure and Azure AI to Sony."
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Headphones
Sony launches headphones with 30-hour battery life
Sony’s EXTRA BASS series has a new family member that sports up to 30 hours battery life.
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Headphones
Sony to launch a slew of home entertainment goodies
Sony’s latest range of TVs, home entertainment and audio are all on show at this year’s CES Las Vegas.
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Apple
Headphones market revenue still on the rise, says Futuresource
Thanks to the desire for advanced features like noise-cancelling and true wireless, the revenue in headphones has grown 26% in 3Q18.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Sony Pictures & Spider-Man bring mobile web AR to fans
This mobile web experience that allows users to jump directly into Spider-Man’s AR world on any smartphone without the need for an app.
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Web Development
How Sony is using distributed learning to create enterprise AI
The results of this experiment demonstrate that learning/execution carried out using Neural Network Libraries can achieve world-class speeds.
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Gaming
'DerpTrolling’ faces jail time for Sony DoS attacks
A United States federal court has charged a 23-year-old man for the hacks on Sony Online Entertainment and other major companies back in 2014.
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Cloud
Sony reveals full list of 20 playable games in PlayStation Classic
Sony has now announced the full list of old-school games that you can play when the PlayStation Classic console comes out later this year. 
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Headphones
Headphone retail value to see significant growth
Headphone market research shows that the headphone market is continuing to grow, with advanced features quickly becoming a necessity for consumers.