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Apple’s Competitors Jump the Gun, Anticipate Release Of New iPhone

Apple fans are anticipating reports that a new iPhone will be unveiled next week, but the rumors alone are enough to convince their competitors to announce their own products early.


Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during the Apple iPad 2 event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sony Buying Movie Rights To Steve Jobs Biography

Sony Corp.’s movie studio is in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the highly anticipated authorized biography of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.


Prototype tablet code-named S2 by Sony Corporation. (AP)

Tech Report: Tablets That Aren’t iPad Clones

Sony and Samsung unveiled tablet computers Friday at the IFA Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin that try to break the mold Apple established for handheld computers when it introduced the iPad.



Tech Report: The Sony Walkman Returns

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what place the new device will have in the digital music market.


Prototype tablet code-named S2 by Sony Corporation. (AP)

Tech Report: Sony Goes After Share Of Tablet Market

Sony is going after its share of the tablet market. It’s expected to introduce two new products this fall.


A Playstation Vita is presented at the Sony Playstation media briefing on the eve of the Electronic Entertainment Expo. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Tech Report: A Look At The Playstation Vita

The device will allow gamers to be connected with each other over cellphone networks and Wi-Fi hotspots, and use GPS location-tracking technology. In the U.S., Sony is partnering exclusively with AT&T for cellphone service.


Sony Playstation PS3 (Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Sony CEO Apologizes For Massive PlayStation Data Breach

Sony Corp. Chief Executive Howard Stringer apologized for “inconvenience and concern” caused by the security breach that compromised personal data from more than 100 million online gaming accounts.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

Playstation 3. (AP)

Sony: Credit Data At Risk In PlayStation Outage

Sony Corp. said Tuesday that the credit card data of PlayStation users around the world may have been stolen in a hack that forced it to shut down its PlayStation Network for the past week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

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Tech Watch: Sony’s New Music Service

It’s been hard for companies to make a profit with subscription music services, but Sony thinks it’s got a big enough brand name to succeed.


A Sony employee displays the first model of Sony's stereo cassette player 'Walkman TPS-L2' at the company's museum in Tokyo on July 1, 2009. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

A Walkman Obit: Remembering The Portable Player

The Walkman, the Sony cassette device that forever changed music listening before becoming outdated by digital MP3 players and iPods, has died. It was 31 years old.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010




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