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07/29/2008
Bob Dylan's 'Tell Tale Signs' Set for October 7 Release

Bob Dylan's 'Tell Tale Signs' - the 8th installment in the best-selling and critically lauded Bootleg Series which launched 1991 - will be released by Columbia Records on Tuesday, October 7. A...

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07/28/2008
Sony Electronics Helps Students Prepare for Back to School With New In-Store Backstage Service Offerings

Sony Electronics is helping students prepare for the upcoming school year with its expanded Backstage(SM) service program including VAIO® PC workshops and one-on-one computer training sessions...

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07/28/2008
John Legend Puts Finishing Touches on Avidly Awaited New Studio Album 'Evolver' to be Released on Tuesday, October 28, 2008

The Grammy-winning recording artist and concert performer John Legend is putting the finishing touches on Evolver, his first full-length studio album since the release of his #1 Top R&B/Hip-Hop...

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07/24/2008
Award-Winning Comics Mastermind Ed Brubaker and Crackle.com Team Up for Live Action Series

Comics mastermind and Eisner Award-winning writer Ed Brubaker (Criminal, The Death of Captain America) and White Rock Lake Productions have teamed up to produce Angel of Death, a new live-action...

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07/23/2008
'So What' Singer P!nk Returns With New Single

Grammy winning, platinum-selling singer P!nk, will soon return to radio airwaves with her newest single, "So What." The anthemic song is the lead single from her forthcoming untitled fifth studio...

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07/22/2008
DC Universe™ Online Unveiled by Sony Online Entertainment to the Masses at Comic-Con

Virtual super heroes and villains, it's time to unite online! Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) plans to reveal exciting new details of the online action game DC Universe™ Online (DCUO) at...

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07/22/2008
Sony Pictures Imageworks Awards $50,000 in Scholarships for the Second Year in a Row to Next Generation of Visual Effects and Animation Leaders

Sony Pictures Imageworks president Tim Sarnoff is proud to announce its second annual scholarship winners, presented this year to four students currently enrolled at academic institutions...

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07/22/2008
First Digital Release of Six Recordings by Eminent Pianist Leon Fleisher Previously Available Only on LP

In honor of pianist Leon Fleisher's 80th birthday on July 23nd, Sony Classical will release for the first time in digital format six full-length recordings, made between 1954 and 1963 that have...

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07/17/2008
Consortium Established to Develop and Promote Close Proximity Wireless Technology 'TransferJet'

Sony Corporation, Canon Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Hitachi Ltd., Victor Company of Japan, KDDI Corporation, Kenwood Corporation, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), Nikon...

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07/16/2008
Calling All Fashionistas: Sony and Microsoft Launch 'My Graphic Splash' PC Contest

Taking personalization to the next level, Sony and Microsoft today announced a competition that challenges consumers to create designs for the lids of a new line of VAIO® Graphic Splash...

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07/15/2008
PLAYSTATION®Network's Video Delivery Service to Offer Movies and TV Shows for Purchase and Rental Through PLAYSTATION®3 and PSP® (Playstation®Portable)

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today launches the company's new video delivery service on PLAYSTATION®Store for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems in...

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07/15/2008
Sony Computer Entertainment America Announces New 80GB PLAYSTATION®3, Limited Edition PlayStation®2 Bundle, and PlayStation®Portable Entertainment Pack at E3 2008

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) held its annual press conference today at the E3 Media & Business Summit, making a series of announcements which demonstrated the strength of the...

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07/15/2008
Sony Computer Entertainment America Demonstrates Breadth of Software Content at E3 Media & Business Summit 2008

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) today unveiled a broad line up of software for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™), PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), and PLAYSTATION®Network during a press event...

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07/14/2008
New Sony PC Hits Trifecta Merging Chic Colors, Mobility and High-End Performance

Combining sizzling performance with a sophisticated design, Sony today introduced a new line of ultra-portable PCs -- the VAIO® SR Series notebook. Constructed of lightweight, durable magnesium...

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07/14/2008
New Sony PC Delivers High Performance in Ultra-Portable Package

Sony today took the wraps off a new line of sleek, powerful, lightweight PCs -- the VAIO® Z Series notebooks. Weighing just over 3 pounds, the VAIO Z model incorporates a vivid 13.1-inch...

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07/14/2008
New Sony Professional Notebook Line Means Business

Sony today announced a new line of professional PCs -- the VAIO® BZ Series notebooks. Built for business, these lightweight PCs incorporate the compatibility and productivity features required by...

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07/14/2008
Sony Unveils World's First 16.4-Inch Wide Multimedia Notebook

Sony today unveiled the VAIO® FW notebook -- a multimedia PC that displays HD movies the way they were meant to be seen. Part of a series, the VAIO FW notebook comes in multiple configurations,...

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07/14/2008
Usher's Camp New Look 2008 Continues to Empower and Educate Inner-City Youth

Grammy Award winning entertainer and philanthropist Usher Raymond IV, in conjunction with his New Look Foundation, will welcome 126 underserved youths from throughout the country to the Atlanta...

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07/14/2008
MGMT, 'The Best New York Band About,' On-Board Beck's Upcoming Autumn Tour Beginning September 19 in San Diego

The Brooklyn-based futurist rock/pop ensemble MGMT will follow the group's sizzling summer concert schedule opening for Beck on the post-modern musical collagist's forthcoming autumn tour...

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07/11/2008
Sony's XDCAM HD System Stays Cool on the Ice Road

The second season of the series "Ice Road Truckers," currently airing on History™, once again has Sony's XDCAM® HD system proving it's up to the challenge of handling extreme cold. In Season...

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07/10/2008
Michelle's #1!!! - 'We Break The Dawn,' The First Hit Single From Superstar Michelle William's Forthcoming Solo Album, Unexpected, Rockets to #1 on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay Chart

The Grammy-winning pop music superstar Michelle Williams has just hit the #1 slot on the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay chart with "We Break The Dawn," the first single from her forthcoming solo...

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07/10/2008
Sony Computer Entertainment America and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Announce Double Fusion as In-Game Advertising Partner

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced a partnership with Double Fusion to deliver dynamic in-game advertising on PLAYSTATION®3...

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07/08/2008
Sony Online Entertainment Awards $10,000 Scholarship for Winner of First-Ever G.I.R.L. Game Design Competition

Sony Online Entertainment LLC today announced that Julia Brasil of San Francisco has won the 2008 G.I.R.L. Game Design Competition. The competition was the first of its kind and was promoted in...

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07/07/2008
30th Anniversary of Billy Joel's The Stranger Celebrated With Two New Versions of Classic Album

Legacy Recordings proudly celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Billy Joel's breakout album The Stranger with the release of two special editions -- a 2 CD Legacy Edition and a Deluxe Limited Edition...

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07/02/2008
'Last 2 Walk,' the New Full-Length Album From the Academy Award Winning Rap Group Three 6 Mafia, Enters the Billboard Top 200 at #5

"Last 2 Walk," the new album from the Academy Award winning hip-hop ensemble Three 6 Mafia, has just entered the Billboard Top 200 best-selling albums chart at #5, with first week's sales of...

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