Walkman

  1. Kazuo Hirai, New Sony CEO/President, Meets Fear, Hope at Shareholder Meeting

    June 29, 2012 9:01 AM EDT TOKYO (AP) -- The record 9,000 shareholders that packed Sony's annual meeting was no cause for celebration. After four years of losses and a halving of the share price, some angry investors doubt even a new CEO can pull the entertainment and ...

  2. Sony Stock Dips Below 1,000 Yen, First Time Since 1980

    June 04, 2012 8:14 AM EDT TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's stock price fell below 1,000 yen Monday for the first time since 1980 in a symptom of weak global markets and the company's decline after huge success with the Walkman three decades ago. Battered by competition from ...

  3. Will Sony's New Walkman MP3 Player Win big? Or Fall Flat?

    August 05, 2011 1:40 PM EDT As brand names go, Sony's Walkman is the ultimate survivor. The brand that virtually defined the portable music market back in the days of the cassette has since endured multiple format changes through the years?from the CD, to the short-li ...

  4. Sony Launches Android Tablet, Challenges Apple iPad's Market Dominance

    April 26, 2011 8:04 AM EDT Sony launched its first tablet computers in an ambitious attempt to grab the No 2 spot in a market dominated by Apple's iPad and set to quadruple in four years. The gadgets, based on Google's Android 3.0 operating system, could be one of ...

  5. Sony Ericsson To Host Shakira Chat

    December 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony Ericsson will host a live chat with Shakira tonight (Dec. 14) in Miami. The chat can be accessed via prodigy.msn.cyloop.com/sonyericsson and is part of Sony Ericsson's partnership with Shakira for Latin America tied to the release of her ...

  6. Sony Ericsson CEO Preparing For Tough '09

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST The chief executive of Sony Ericsson, a venture of Sony Corp and Ericsson, sees a tough cell phone market through the end of 2009, with unit sales down by about 5-6% as consumer demand slows in the weak global economy. But Hideki Komiyama, who pla ...

  7. Usher Partners With Sony Ericsson For Phone, Tour

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher has teamed with Sony Ericsson to become the face of the mobile phone maker's new Walkman music phone, which will be available later this year. The partnership covers the United States, Canada and 20 European countries, according to Ushe ...

  8. Beyonce-Phone Among New Devices Hitting The Market

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A host of new multimedia mobile phones are poised to hit retail shelves, just in time for the holiday sales season. Just a week after Verizon unveiled a touch-screen iPhone competitor as part of its fall device lineup, Sprint pulled the curtain ba ...

  9. Sony To Shutter Connect Music Store In March

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. will begin shuttering its Connect Music Store starting in March, the company confirmed today. Rumors of the impending shutdown began in June after the company laid off 20 people and allocated remaining staff and resources to the PlaySta ...

  10. Sony Ericsson, Orange Launch U.K. Talent Search

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Handset manufacturer Sony Ericsson and network provider Orange have joined forces to launch a new multi-media competition to unearth new musical talent in the United Kingdom. Orange linked with Sony Ericsson to sell their Walkman handsets with acc ...

  11. Sony Launches Video Sharing Site

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. on Friday launched a video-sharing Web site in Japan that is seen as a potential rival to YouTube. The eyeVio service enables users to download clips from the Web site onto personal computers as well as portable devices such as Sony ...

  12. Motorola Unveils New iTunes Phone

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Device stores eight hours of music. Telecoms group Motorola said today (March 10) it is working on several mobile phones that are compatible with Apple's iTunes music service and some of which can store eight hours of songs. One model, the E7 ...

  13. Sony Takes On iPod With New Hard Disk Walkman

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterday (Nov. 30) in an attempt to recover ground lost to Apple Computer's iPod. Sony Corp unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player yesterd ...

  14. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  15. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  16. Sony Connects With U.K., France, Germany

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Connect, the online music store operated by Sony Corp.'s Sony Network Services (SNS), quietly entered the European market today (July 5). The download service, which was expected to roll out in June, Connect, the online music store operated b ...

  17. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Digital Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks is expected to launch an online music service powered by MusicNet later this year, making it the latest big brand to enter an increasingly crowded market for online music, people familiar MTV Networks is expected to launch an online m ...

  18. MusicNet, MTV Collaborating On Digital Service

    May 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Digital store to launch later this year. MTV Networks is expected to launch an online music service powered by MusicNet later this year, making it the latest big brand to enter an increasingly crowded market for online music, people familiar with ...