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Feb 7, 2014 — Also: Rachel Kushner on her reading habits; Dan Chiasson on Robert Frost; new awards from the Poetry Foundation.
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Feb 6, 2014 — The embattled entertainment and electronics company also said it had annual loss of $1 billion. Analysts fear the restructuring may be too little too late for the company.
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Oct 22, 2013 — The steep cost isn't a case of price-gouging, the company says, but a sign of Brazil's heavy taxes and fees on imported electronics. Prospective customers say it could be cheaper to fly to the U.S. to buy the game console.
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Jul 22, 2013 — Also: Sony wins lawsuit brought by owners of Faulkner's works; Kevin Maher on James Joyce's Dubliners.
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Jun 11, 2013 — It's that time again, when the video game gods unveil the new beasts that they will soon release into the wild and see who comes out on top. But at its E3 presentation this week, Sony may have taken the early lead with its PS4, a next-generation system with features that seem aimed at those disappointed with Microsoft's Xbox One.
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Feb 22, 2012 — Sony launched its new PlayStation Vita on Wednesday. The portable device is geared toward hard-core gamers and offers a lot of new technology. And after a string of tough times at Sony, the company needs this gadget to sell. Sony is trying to distinguish the Vita from the smartphones it's competing against.
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Dec 20, 2010 — Google is basking in the glow of its successful Android smartphone platform. The same can't be said of Google TV, the search giant's attempt to forge an Internet TV experience for your flatscreen.
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Nov 8, 2010 — Sony's Walkman started us down a path to individual isolation that is only just now doubling back on itself in the age of interconnected devices and the social Web.
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Oct 28, 2010 — Take another moment to remember the Sony Walkman and your favorite mix tape.
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Apr 27, 2010 — Almost 30-years after its debut, Sony discontinues all 1.44 MB of the floppy disk.
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