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Sony sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles so far

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Sony Corporation has announced it has sold over 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles around the world as of April 6th. This is up from 6 million at the beginning of March and 4.2 million in January. This averages to around 1 million PlayStation 4 video game consoles being sold per month. The boost in March may have been due to the exclusive game launch of Infamous: Second Son.

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Sony announces 13.3-inch ‘Digital Paper’

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Sony Corporation has announced a new device called “Digital Paper.” Digital Paper will appeal to a range of communities, including legal, higher education, corporations, and government agencies. The Sony Digital Paper has a 13.3-inch display that shows full screen views of letter-sized documents in the PDF format. The Digital Paper includes a stylus to easily highlight and erase text.
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More details about Sony Project Morpheus

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Earlier this week, we reported that Sony has unveiled a new PlayStation virtual reality headset called Project Morpheus. There wasn’t a lot of details available at the time, but now we know more. The current version of Project Morpheus is a prototype and is not the final hardware. The prototype has a 1920 x 1080 pixel display and a 90-degree field of view. It also has accelerometer and gyroscopic sensors and supports the PlayStation Camera simultaneous with the DualShock 4 or PS Move controllers. Project Morpheus has Sony’s new 3D audio technology that is capable of omnidirectional sound. Sony has been working on Project Morpheus over the past three years. 

 

Sony announces PS4 virtual reality headset called ‘Project Morpheus’

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Sony has announced a new virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4 called Project Morpheus. Project Morpheus was announced at the Game Developer’s Conference.
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Sony and Panasonic are developing 300GB to 1TB ‘Archival Discs’ for 50 year storage

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Sony and Panasonic have partnered to build a next-generation optical disc for enterprise storage with an initial capacity of 300GB. Sony and Panasonic’s Archival Disc will have the same dimensions as Blu-ray discs and will be readable for at least 50 years.
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Sony Corporation (6758) to sell former HQ and another building for $156M

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Sony Corporation (TYO:6758) announced a deal today to sell its former headquarters and another building for 16.1 billion yen ($156 million). Sony has been active at selling its assets in order to circumvent additional losses from it’s struggling consumer electronics businesses.
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Sony Corporation (6758): Jack Tretton steps down as President and CEO of SCEA

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Sony Corporation (TYO:6758) has announced that Jack Tretton will be stepping down from his role as President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America. Jack will be replaced by Executive Vice President and COO of Sony Network Entertainment International Shawn Layden on March 31st, 2014.
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Sony Corporation has sold over 6 million PS4 consoles

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Sony Corporation (TYO:6758) has sold over 6 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide as of March 2nd. The number of consoles sold in Japan was at 370,000 since launched there on February 22nd. This surpasses the goal that Sony set in September of last year.
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