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Facebook closes $2 billion Oculus deal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:33

Facebook has reportedly closed the 2 billion dollars Oculus VR deal, placing the world's largest social-networking company squarely in the consumer electronics industry.

Not thinking of splitting off entertainment business: Sony CEO

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 09:06

Hirai has repeatedly said since then that retaining full ownership of the entertainment unit is important for synergy across Sony. 

Budget 2014: Consumer durables makers seek cut in duties

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:14

Ahead of the annual budget to be announced next month, the Consumer Electronics and Manufacturing Association (CEAMA) has asked the government to take steps such as reduction in customs and excise duties on consumer durable products and rapid implementation of GST.

Sony slashes 2013/14 profit estimate by more than two-thirds

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 14:28

The company also widened its net loss estimate to 130 billion yen.

Sony CEO says no plan to immediately sell off TV unit

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 16:28

Sony Corp Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai said on Thursday that the Japanese consumer electronics company has no plan to immediately sell off its loss-making TV business after selling its personal computer division to an investment fund.

CES 2014 offers smartphone add-ons like stun guns, tricoders, medical kits

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 15:30

The inventions showing up at CES 2014 adds multiple abilities to existing handsets, most of which will go on sale this year, the BBC reports.

8 in 10 Indians interested in buying wearable tech: Poll

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 09:35

However, Indian consumers, amounting to an impressive 80 percent, plan to acquire consumer electronics products during the next year in numerous categories.

Wearable gadgets not ready for prime time: Tech watchers

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 09:31

That is the conclusion drawn by many industry executives and analysts who trolled the vast exhibition halls of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.

Security experts raise privacy concerns about Internet connected technology

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:19

Security experts have raised privacy concerns about Internet connected devices, which were the theme of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year.

Over half of Yahoo! users on mobile, says Merissa Mayer

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 14:41

More than half of the total 800 million monthly users of Yahoo! access it on their mobile phones, CEO Marissa Mayer said.

Yahoo acquires 'intelligent homescreen' startup Aviate

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:25

Yahoo has acquired Aviate, a startup whose technology brings information to mobile home screens from a user's Android apps.

AT&T kicks T-Mobile CEO out of its CES party

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:16

The escalating battle between No. 2 U.S. mobile service provider AT&T Inc and smaller rival T-Mobile US got personal on Monday night when the bigger operator kicked T-Mobile`s outspoken Chief Executive John Legere out of its party at the Consumer Electronics Show, according to Cnet.com.