- Sony Corp. is pushing links between its consumer-electronics gadgets and its music, movies and games assets. Sony has long talked about finding ways to make its consumer electronics and content units work more closely together, though achieving that has been difficult. Sony would take major steps in that direction with a new music distribution service to rival Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes. Sony also will introduce new electronic devices for consumers to download music, which will start at about $60, much less than the $300 starting price for Apple's iPod.
- Sanken Electric Co. has developed a power supply unit that is small...