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Folding@Home 2.0: new version of the Sony app that lets you fight Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s while you sleep

Folding@Home, the app that lets you support research into cures for some of the world’s most prevalent diseases, has just undergone a serious upgrade. Protein folding research requires an incredible amount of processing power to simulate the complex movements of proteins as they change shape. Every time someone uses the Folding@Home app, they contribute some …

Sony Mobile supporting Situation Sthlm

We’re always keen to talk about some of the more interesting projects we’ve got going on around the world that support local communities. Two decades ago Situation Sthlm started to produce a regional paper that was sold by homeless people in Stockholm, Sweden. The paper was designed to offer homeless people an opportunity to earn …

Sony’s ‘Vive el Cambio’ recycling scheme passes the 1-ton mark

At Sony we’re committed to delivering a sustainable future both for our business and for the environment and communities within which we operate. The Vive el Cambio recycling campaign is a part of that commitment. It’s a scheme based in South America designed to recycle electronic waste, recover potential valuable elements and reduce the amount …

Peek Vision – Great eye care for everyone

Did you know that 80% of blindness is avoidable? Around 39 million people worldwide are suffering from blindness but with the correct treatment many of them could gain back their eye sight. At Sony Mobile we believe in investing in our communities and making a difference through our products, technology and know-how. The ongoing collaboration …

Sony Mobile teams up with Columbia University’s Earth Institute and Millennium Villages Project, providing Xperia smartphones to health workers across sub-Saharan Africa

There are smartphones, and then there are smartphones that also make a difference. With the recent re-engagement in the Millennium Villages Project (MVP), Sony Mobile has become a mobile phone provider with their Xperia smartphones and is a key partner to the Millennium Villages Project (MVP), an initiative working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the …