Sony: News

Sony (Sony Group Corporation) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate with its headquarters located in Minato, Tokyo. Formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo, Sony was founded in 1946 by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita. It built Japan’s first tape recorder, called the Type-G. In 1958, the company was named ‘Sony’ which means the 'root of sonic and sound’ in Latin. Currently, Sony’s portfolio ranges from consumer technology – producing smartphones, TVs, video games, gaming consoles, and image sensors – to entertainment, music production, financial holdings, and many others.

29 May 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Sony's sale offers big discounts on PS5 Slim, controllers, games

Sony has kicked off its 'DAYS of PLAY' sale in India today, offering substantial discounts on a range of popular products.

28 May 2024

Star India

Gaurav Banerjee appointed as CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has announced the appointment of Gaurav Banerjee as its new Chief Executive Officer.

24 May 2024


CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India decides to step down

NP Singh, the current Managing Director and CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI), has announced his decision to step down.

21 May 2024

Google TV

Sony India launches BRAVIA 2 series 4K HDR LED TVs

Sony has launched its latest BRAVIA 2 series of smart televisions in India, featuring cutting-edge 4K Ultra HD LED display technology.

17 May 2024


'Silk: Spider Society' scrapped after years in development

Sony's much-anticipated live-action Spider-Man television show, Silk: Spider Society, has been canceled after several years in development.

17 May 2024

Kumail Nanjiani

Sony confirms 6th 'Insidious' film for August 2025 release

Sony has officially announced a new addition to its successful horror franchise, Insidious, set to hit the screens on August 29, 2025.

14 May 2024

Sony Pictures

Sydney Sweeney's 'Barbarella' movie eyes scribes Jane Goldman, Honey Ross

Sony Pictures is reportedly in talks with Jane Goldman and Honey Ross to pen a new Barbarella movie featuring Sydney Sweeney.

14 May 2024


Sony announces co-CEOs for PlayStation post Jim Ryan's retirement

Sony has announced the appointment of Hermen Hulst and Hideaki Nishino as co-CEOs to steer its PlayStation business. This will be effective from June 1.

13 May 2024


Sony Xperia 1 VI teaser hints at new aspect ratio

Sony is gearing up to announce its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 VI, on May 17.

12 May 2024

Gaming Bytes

Ghost of Tsushima PC pre-orders cancelled in non-PSN countries

In a surprising turn of events, pre-orders for the PC version of Ghost of Tsushima have been canceled and refunded in over 170 nations, without PlayStation Network (PSN) access.

11 May 2024

Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle's '28 Years Later' sets June 2025 release date

Sony has officially announced the release date for the much-awaited zombie threequel, 28 Years Later.

09 May 2024


Glen Powell in negotiations for J.J. Abrams's next

Glen Powell, known for his roles in Top Gun: Maverick and Anyone But You, is reportedly in early talks to star in J.J. Abrams's upcoming directorial venture.

02 May 2024

Sony Playstation 5

No codes needed: PS5 update makes multiplayer invites a breeze

Sony has introduced a groundbreaking feature for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) aimed at simplifying the process of sending multiplayer game invites.

01 May 2024

Emily Blunt

'The Fall Guy' anticipated to make a $30M debut

Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt, acclaimed for their roles in 2023 biggies Barbie and Oppenheimer, are set to star in the new action-comedy, The Fall Guy.

30 Apr 2024

Amazon Studios

Pulitzer Prize-winning novel 'Nickel Boys' to hit theaters in October

Orion Pictures, operating under Amazon MGM Studios, has announced the release date for their upcoming film, Nickel Boys.

29 Apr 2024


Sony PS5 Slim gets cheaper by ₹5,000; now costs  ₹49,990

Sony has announced a "Summer Sale" for its recently launched PlayStation 5 Slim in India.

27 Apr 2024

Cobra Kai

 Sony shifts 'Kraven' to December; 'Karate Kid' to May 2025

Sony has officially announced the delay of two eagerly-awaited films, Kraven the Hunter and Karate Kid.

16 Apr 2024


Sony PlayStation 5 Pro full specs leaked ahead of launch

Sony is gearing up to introduce an upgraded version of its PlayStation 5 console, potentially by the end of this year.

15 Apr 2024


NCLAT to hear Zee-Sony merger disputes on May 17

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has scheduled a hearing for the disputes surrounding the Zee-Sony merger on May 17.

08 Apr 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Sony PS5 summer sale: Get ₹13,000 off starting April 10

Sony has announced a special "Summer Promo" offer for PlayStation 5 (PS5) in India.

06 Apr 2024


Prominent Xbox executive Kareem Choudhry departs from Microsoft 

Kareem Choudhry, a key figure in the Xbox division, is leaving Microsoft after an impressive 26-year tenure, as reported by Windows Central.

05 Apr 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Sony PS5 Slim now available via Blinkit starting at ₹45,000

Sony recently launched the PlayStation 5 Slim in the Indian market after introducing it in the US last year.

31 Mar 2024

Playstation Plus

Sony reveals PlayStation Plus games for April 2024

Sony has revealed the list of games for its PlayStation Plus subscription service for April 2024.

30 Mar 2024


Zee fires nearly 50% staff at its Bengaluru innovation center

Zee Entertainment has announced a significant reduction in its workforce at its Bengaluru-based technology and innovation center.

22 Mar 2024

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine's wealth exceeds $55M following his death

When the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson met his untimely death in 2009, not only did he leave behind a lasting musical legacy, but also massive financial wealth.

18 Mar 2024

Virtual reality

Sony suspends PlayStation VR2 headset manufacturing amid declining sales

Sony has reportedly put a pause on the manufacturing of its PlayStation VR2 headset, as per Bloomberg.

16 Mar 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Sony PS5 Pro will be 3x faster than its predecessor

Sony is reportedly developing a PlayStation 5 Pro model, codenamed Trinity, that promises to deliver a GPU performance three times faster than the current PS5.

28 Feb 2024


Sony rolls out passkey support on PlayStation: How to use?

Sony has announced its plan to introduce support for passkeys on PlayStation platforms worldwide.

27 Feb 2024

Layoff News

Sony to reduce headcount globally by 8%: Here's why

Sony has revealed plans to cut around 900 jobs from its PlayStation division, a global reduction of about 8%.

24 Feb 2024


Microsoft rumored to launch all-digital Xbox Series X soon

Microsoft is likely gearing up to launch an all-digital Xbox Series X console this summer, following hints from last year's Activision Blizzard acquisition trial documents.

23 Feb 2024


Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphone boasts four AI imaging models

Xiaomi has unveiled its newest flagship phone, the 14 Ultra, right before the Mobile World Congress (MWC).

21 Feb 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Sony may soon announce PlayStation 5 Pro to boost sales

Industry analyst Serkan Toto has revealed that Sony might be working on a "Pro" version of PlayStation 5 (PS5). It may be released in late 2024.

21 Feb 2024


SEBI uncovers Rs. 2,000 crore discrepancy in Zee's accounts

India's market watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has reportedly uncovered a financial discrepancy of around Rs. 2,000 crore in the accounts of Zee Entertainment Enterprises.

20 Feb 2024

Sony Playstation 5

Hacked Sony PlayStation Portal can run emulated PSP games

Two Google engineers have successfully hacked Sony's PlayStation Portal, a handheld device originally designed for streaming games from a PS5 console.

20 Feb 2024


Talks underway as Zee, Sony attempt to revive $10B merger

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and Sony Pictures Networks India (SNPI) are in talks to revive their $10 billion merger, which was canceled last month.

19 Feb 2024

Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures launches OTT service on Prime Video in India

Sony Pictures has collaborated with Amazon's Prime Video India to introduce a specialized OTT platform for entertainment seekers.

Sony releases aibo Espresso Edition AI robot dog in US

Sony Electronics has launched the aibo Espresso Edition (ERS-1000B), a limited-quantity robotic "puppy" companion, in the United States.

17 Feb 2024


Amazon scraps writers' room for Marvel series 'Silk: Spider Society'

Sony's Spider-Man Universe is evolving into a distinctive franchise.

30 Jan 2024


Sony-Zee merger: NCLT asks Sony to respond in 3 weeks

Mad Man Film Ventures, a Zee shareholder, has filed a plea with the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to intervene and rescue the failed deal between Sony and Zee.

29 Jan 2024


Zee shareholders seek transparency on Sony's merger exit

Subhash Chandra, chairman of Zee, has alleged that Sony intentionally backed out of the merger deal to portray his company as vulnerable.

24 Jan 2024


Zee Entertainment moves NCLT, SIAC against Sony's $10bn merger termination

Zee Entertainment is taking legal action against Sony's decision to terminate their proposed $10 billion merger deal, seeking intervention from the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).

23 Jan 2024


What went wrong with Zee-Sony merger

After three years and four months since the announcement of a merger between India's oldest media company Zee and Japan's media giant Sony, the deal has now been officially terminated.