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(...)

A man shows a Sony Smart Watch II at  IFA, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for consumer electronics and electrical home appliances in Berlin

In recent years Berlin’s IFA, one of the world’s biggest consumer electronics show, has seen tugs-of-war over flatscreen televisions, then tablets.Thi(...)

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, who has proposed the purchase of part of Sony’s entertainment business. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

Sony’s board is “deepening” its discussions of billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s proposal to sell part of the entertainment business, the company sai(...)

The maker of PlayStation game consoles and Bravia TVs logged an operating profit of 36.4 billion yen (€280 million) in the April-June quarter.

Sony reported a higher than expected first-quarter operating profit today, boosted by strong sales of its flagship Xperia smartphones in Japan and ris(...)

Third Point founder  Daniel Loeb suggested Sony adopt “a semi-independent governance structure”. Photograph: Reuters/Steve Marcus

New York hedge fund Third Point says it has raised its stake in Sony and has urged the Japanese company to create an independent board to run a partia(...)

Dan Stevenson: "You won't see us spending a lot of money on advertising - it's more about communicating at grassroots level."

Dan Stevenson wondered why there were no customer reviews on the Sony sales website in the US. He managed to get that changed and in the proces(...)

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