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Xbox One secures an Emmy for TV enhhancement

Microsoft has managed to score an Emmy for the Xbox One at the 66th Annual Technology and Engineering awards, presented to it at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas as part of CES. It won in the category for Television Enhancement Devices, beating out contemporary consoles and set top box …

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Sony’s Kazuo Hirai claims console market not going away

Kazuo Hirai

While some people might point at the losses sustained by both Sony and Microsoft with the current generation of consoles, as evidence enough that the market is dying, Sony’s relatively newly appointed CEO, Kazuo Hirai believes otherwise, saying that consoles “aren’t going away any time soon.” Mr Hirai should know …

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Sony looks likely to sell battery business

Kazuo Hirai

Sony is looking likely to sell its battery business, after reports emerged that up to three different parties could be interested in its purchase, all of them investment banks. This move would see the production of li-ion batteries for laptops and smartphones being completely sold off to another firm. Like …

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Sony lose $1.2 billion in quarterly report

Sony have reported severe losses of $1.2 billion between October and December 2011. This figure is worse than expected, and is being blamed on a strong yen, a dull economy and Thai floodings. The company have also reported a full year operating loss. Sony have named Kazuo Hirai as the …

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