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Sony puts its faith in 3D gigcasts

3D is one of the buzz areas at this week's CES show in Las Vegas, and yesterday Sony put a musical spin on it. The company is working on - in the Guardian's words - "beaming 3D gigs directly into living rooms around the world,...
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Sony planning an iTunes killer, mark II

Just under two years since Sony closed its failed digital music store Connect, BusinessWeek is reporting that Sony plans to launch a service likely to "bear some similarities" to iTunes.
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Sony eschews apps in favour of mobile-optimised artist sites

Not everyone is jumping onto the iPhone apps bandwagon we wrote about in the Music Ally Report yesterday.
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Talking of touchscreen Sony Ericsson phones…

Hopefully users will be less disappointed with SE's latest touchscreen handset, the Xperia X10.
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Vevo breaks cover – on YouTube, obviously

Some sharp-eyed YouTube users have spotted the first manifestation of UMG and Sony's new music video site, Vevo.
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UK Music steps in to calm industry infighting over anti-piracy plans

Following the recent bout of internecine warfare in the UK industry over the government's plans to toughen up its anti-piracy legislation, UK Music has stepped in to calm the waters.
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PS3′s VidZone competing for exclusives with big online sites

The company running the VidZone streaming music videos service for PlayStation 3 says it's been successful so far, punching above its weight to secure world premieres of videos ahead of MTV, MSN and Yahoo.
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Sony and Nintendo games divisions report weak hardware sales

It's maybe time for the games industry to mothball those bullish "We're recession-proof" boasts. Both Sony and Nintendo have reported weak console sales for Q2 this year.
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Planet Cazmo ramps up virtual concert series

Whatever happened to Tommy Mottola? The infamous Sony exec is now in the virtual worlds game, sort of.
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PS3’s VidZone gets exclusive on new U2 video

The video for U2's new single I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight is debuting exclusively on VidZone, the recently-launched music videos service for Sony's PlayStation 3 console.
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Walkman tops list of music innovations

UK gadget mag T3 has compiled a list of the ''ten most important musical innovations of the last 50 years'', and (as you'll know from the headline), it's not the iPod.
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Video: Hands on with Sony’s VidZone PS3 music videos app

Sony isn't (yet) selling music downloads for its PlayStation 3 console, but it has just launched a streaming music videos service called VidZone.