Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai: “This is the first time we’ve not paid a dividend and we feel that responsibility as management very heavily.” Photograph: AP Photo/Toru Takahashi

Sony sharply deepened its net loss estimate and said it would not pay a dividend this fiscal year for the first time since it listed in 1958, after it(...)

 Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai presenting new company products at the IFA consumer electronics trade fair  in Berlin. Photograph: Joerg Carstensen/EPA

For all the hype over all-singing, all-dancing household appliances – transparent fridges, crystal-festooned televisions – attention at this year’s IF(...)

Sony’s movie and TV unit is to buy Britain’s CSC media network. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Sony’s movie and TV unit will snap up Britain’s CSC media network, adding to a string of acquisitions by the Japanese company to shift its focus from (...)

Visitors look at a Sony 4K Bravia liquid-crystal-display (LCD) TV on display at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, yesterday. Sony unexpectedly forecast an annual loss, the sixth in seven years, casting further doubt on chief executive officer Kazuo Hirai’s ability to revive the company. photograph: kyoshi ota/bloomberg

Sony unexpectedly forecast an annual loss, the sixth in seven years, casting further doubt on chief executive Kazuo Hirai’s ability to revive the comp(...)

A logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronic store in Tokyo . Photograph:Toru Hanai /Reuters

Sony said it would step up a broad restructuring this year to tackle bloated costs and exit some unprofitable businesses, hoping to put behind it year(...)

Sony’s plans to quit making personal computers and is in talks to sell its PC business to buyout firm Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) . The pullout co(...)

A Sony PlayStation 4 console  on display at a Game Stop store during the Sony PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in San Francisco, California. Photographer: Erin Lubin/Bloomberg

Sony kicked off the next generation console war with the launch of its PlayStation 4 in the US at midnight. The console is forming the centrepiece of (...)

Sony lost $2.2 billion in market value today after chief executive Kazuo Hirai cut his earnings forecast and posted a loss because of stalling demand (...)

Sony  president and chief executive officer Kazuo Hirail: Sony’s numbers underline the challenges facing Kazuo Hirai, who took up the helm of Sony in April last year.  Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Japanese consumer giant Sony is poised for another abortive turnaround after slashing its full-year net profit forecast by 40 per cent to ¥30 billion(...)

Sony Corp’s President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai presents a new Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone during it’s world premier at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin yesterday.

Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai has vowed to shake off corporate complacency to put the Japanese electronics firm back in the game against archriva(...)