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Sony to axe 5,000 jobs and sell Vaio unit
Japanese electronics company set to lay off thousands of staff worldwide, and sell off its PC division, amid weak sales.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 18:27 GMT
Sony posts record full-year loss
Japanese electronics giant posts $5.7bn loss but vows it will return to profit this year after restructuring efforts.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 11:03 GMT
Sony to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide
Six per cent of staff set to lose their jobs as reorganisation aims to reduce ailing Japanese electronics giant's costs.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2012 16:17 GMT
Sony forecasts record annual loss of $6.4bn
Electronics giant will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide, blaming fourth year of losses on high US tax charges and strong yen.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 14:26 GMT
Japan's Sony to 'cut 10,000 jobs'
Electronics company reportedly set to cut six per cent of its workforce after being in the red for four years.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 09:14 GMT
Sony forecasts annual loss of $2.9bn
Japan's electronics company doubles annual net loss forecast amid weak TV sales, strong yen and natural disasters.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 16:54 GMT
Sony hit by second security breach
Data of 25 million users of PC games stolen after electronics giant's PlayStation network was hacked.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 05:15 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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