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Sony downgraded by S&P due to loss-making TV division and 'severe' competition

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Kaz Hirai's biggest challenge in his upcoming promotion to CEO of Sony will undoubtedly be to revitalize the company's once-glorious TV division. Having suffered a debt rating downgrade by Moody's three weeks ago, Sony is today getting another negative outlook, this time from Standard and Poor's. The creditworthiness assessors...
Sony downgraded by S&P due to loss-making TV division and 'severe' competition

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Sony's TV division

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It's time for Sony interview number two. As mentioned early, the company goes all out each CES, and this year is no different. This time out, we'll be chatting up a rep from the company's TV wing. January 10, 2013 4:30 PM EST Check out our full CES 2013...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Sony's TV division

With A New President and CEO, and a New Ethos, Sony Looks to the Future

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This week has been big for Sony. First, the company announced that it would be replacing CEO and President Howard Stringer with Kazuo Hirai, and revealed its less-than-great Q3 earnings — reported simultaneously with Hirai’s drastic plans to revamp the faltering company. But that’s why he’s here in the first...
With A New President and CEO, and a New Ethos, Sony Looks to the Future

Sony posts $312 million loss for Q1, slashes forecasts

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Sony has posted a $312 million loss for Q1 (pdf) on sales of $19.2 billion for the months of April to June. Its operating profit fell 77 percent to just $80 million, dramatically worse than a forecast 36 percent drop in profits from the same time last year. One-off restructuring...
Sony posts $312 million loss for Q1, slashes forecasts

Sony to now think as “One Sony,” with a focus on digital imaging, gaming, and mobile

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In an effort to be more nimble with its decision-making (and less of a lumbering corporate giant), Sony today has announced a new business structure, which it’s calling “Sony One.” The initiative is Spearheaded by the company’s new CEO Kazuo Hirai, who has been vocal about his plans to...
Sony to now think as “One Sony,” with a focus on digital imaging, gaming, and mobile

Visualized: Microsoft's homegrown 120-inch 4K television

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Samsung's $40k work of art has nothing on Redmond's non-existent TV division: Microsoft has built a 120-inch 4K display. Don't start pinching pennies, though -- this TV was created strictly for demo purposes, and won't be coming coming to stores any time soon. Check out Pocket-lint for all the...
Visualized: Microsoft's homegrown 120-inch 4K television

Sony Shakes Things Up Under New CEO, Reorganizes For The Post-PC Era

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Sony enters a new era April 1st. On that day Kazuo Hirai will replace Sir. Howard Stringer as Sony’s president and CEO. The challenges ahead are massive. Sony is facing a financial and organizational calamity. Sony is simply too big and has fallen too far and Hirai is tasked to...
Sony Shakes Things Up Under New CEO, Reorganizes For The Post-PC Era
WSJ: Sony's Kazuo Hirai gets tough, says there's 'no sacred area' in company
Philips doubles its income in Q3 following the sale of its TV division

Panasonic racks up a record loss for 2012, looks forward to profits and a partner for OLED TVs

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Panasonic's yearly earnings are in and the red ink added up to a record $9.7 billion net loss for 2011. Number one on incoming president Kazuhiro Tsuga's list is turning around the company's TV division, where its heavy investments in both plasma and LCD manufacturing resulted in heavy losses....
Panasonic racks up a record loss for 2012, looks forward to profits and a partner for OLED TVs
Philips discontinuing super-wide Cinema 21:9 TVs due to lack of demand

Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer steps down as company braces for fourth year of net losses

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Welsh-born Sony CEO and President Sir Howard Stringer is to step down after six years, the company said today. The company is struggling to maintain its standing as its TV division loses ground....
Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer steps down as company braces for fourth year of net losses
Philips officially sells its TV division to Hong Kong-based TPV

LG's Q4 earnings show a narrow yearly net profit of $80.75 million, improved income for all divisions

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The latest company to release its quarterly and year-end earnings report is LG, and the good news is that unlike last year's losses, it has managed to eke out a net profit of $80.75 million. Revenues overall were down six percent from last year, but its operating profit moved...
LG's Q4 earnings show a narrow yearly net profit of $80.75 million, improved income for all divisions

Sony reorgs around ëOne Sonyí theme ahead of Kaz Hirai era

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Sony has unveiled its new organizational structure (pdf) under the banner of ëOne Sony,í just ahead of Kaz Hirai formally taking over the role of CEO from April 1. Most notably, in addition to helming the CEO position, Hirai will be directly responsible for turning around Sonyís perennial loss-making TV...
Sony reorgs around ëOne Sonyí theme ahead of Kaz Hirai era
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