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Sony says it's still 'on track' to launch OTT pay-TV service by year's end

Sony's over-the-top pay-TV service is still "on track" and could debut by the end of this year. That was the essential message put forth Tuesday by Sony Computer Entertainment president and CEO Shawn Layden, responding in an interview with Re/code a day after an inexplicable Sony corporate communications strategy seemed to belie that notion.

Kantar: Apple, Samsung face pressure from smaller smartphone brands in Europe

Global smartphone brands such as Apple and Samsung are facing growing competition from a raft of smaller players that are driving the trend towards greater fragmentation of Europe's smartphone market.

Sony aims to sell 50M smartphones this year after falling short of 40M goal last year

Sony said its Sony Mobile Communications unit hopes to sell 50 million smartphones in its coming fiscal year after falling short of last year's goal of 40 million, which itself had been revised down.

Sony buys exclusive rights to NBCU movies for Crackle

Sony said it struck a deal with Comcast-owned NBCUniversal which will give it exclusive rights to more than 140 movies within the next three years.

Sony shooting original over-the-top series for PlayStation 4

Following similar moves from Amazon and Netflix, Sony said Wednesday that it is developing an original drama series called "Powers," which will be available initially on its PlayStation gaming consoles.

Sony plans original series for PlayStation

Sony Corp. is entering the original series fray, announcing production of a one-hour drama series called "Powers" that will be available for download on its PlayStation 4 console.

Apple TV launches ACC Sports college network

Less than three weeks after Apple announced that it would join Roku in distributing 15 college networks from ESPN through over-the-top devices, the tech giant launched a network from the Atlantic Coast Conference on its Apple TV set-top.

Comcast buys electronic sell-through rights to Sony TV shows, movies

Comcast continues to expand the number of TV shows and movies that can be purchased from its Xfinity On Demand store, announcing on Monday that it struck an electronic sell-through deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Sony Mobile announces premium smart devices, brings 4K to smartphones

BARCELONA, Spain--Sony Mobile Communications announced updates to its flagship mobile products at Mobile World Congress, including new premium devices the Xperia Z2 smartphone and Xperia Z2 tablet.

Sony's mobile sales jumped 45% in Q4, but firm cuts annual smartphone sales goal to 40M units

Sony said sales from its Mobile Communications unit rose 45 percent year-over-year in the quarter that ended Dec. 31, its fiscal third quarter. However, Sony also cuts its annual forecast for smartphone sales. The dampened forecast comes as Sony said it will sell its PC business, which sells notebooks under the Vaio brand, to buyout firm Japan Industrial Partners.