€TBC Attention may all be on the Apple Watch at the moment, but it’s not the only wearable tech in town. At this year’s IFA exhibition, Sony unveiled (...)

Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai: “This is the first time we’ve not paid a dividend and we feel that responsibility as management very heavily.” Photograph: AP Photo/Toru Takahashi

Sony sharply deepened its net loss estimate and said it would not pay a dividend this fiscal year for the first time since it listed in 1958, after it(...)

Sony, which once chased the third spot in the smartphone market behind giants Apple and Samsung Electronics has been forced to scale back its ambitions in the rapidly growing mobile market as with other consumer electronics.

Sony cut its earnings outlook for the sixth time on chief executive Kazuo Hirai’s watch as it announced a massive impairment change on its smartphone (...)

Kokepiyo, a girl group, at an in-store event at a Tower Records in Tokyo, one of the chain’s 85 locations in Japan. Photograph: Hiroyuki Ito/The New York Times

Around the world, the music business has shifted toward downloads and streaming. But in Japan, the compact disc is still king.On a drizzly Sunday afte(...)

A screenshot of the game “Minecraft.” The game, which Microsoft likes enough to buy its parent company for $2.5 billion, has succeeded partly by demolishing generational and gender boundaries that usually carve the games business into separate categories.

Microsoft, maker of the Xbox video-game console, agreed to acquire Mojang AB, the software company behind the popular game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion(...)

 Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai presenting new company products at the IFA consumer electronics trade fair  in Berlin. Photograph: Joerg Carstensen/EPA

For all the hype over all-singing, all-dancing household appliances – transparent fridges, crystal-festooned televisions – attention at this year’s IF(...)

A visitor holds a new Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone 3:00

With the launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 only days away, rivals in the US and Asia have revealed their plans on how they intend to revitalise their ranges (...)

There have been worse years for the film industry than 2014. Nonetheless, this gormless farrago feels like the manifestation of a vast collective nerv(...)

epa04381742 Visitors walk to the trade fair entrance during the first media day of the international Consumer electronics and Home appliances fair IFA (for 'Internationale Funk Ausstellung'), in Berlin, Germany, 03 September 2014. IFA will take place from 05 to 10 September 2014.  EPA/RAINER JENSEN

Samsung kicked off the IFA technology show in Berlin yesterday by presenting its new Note 4 device and a new virtual reality headset, while Microsoft (...)

LED Camping Tent Light

It’s that time of year again. You will be dusting off the camping gear and checking your airbed for punctures. As far as festival survival goes, the w(...)