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Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide: report

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide this year as it attempts to carry out sweeping reforms aimed at reviving the iconic but loss-making Japanese electronics giant, the Nikkei business daily said Monday. About half the planned job cuts are part of a restructuring of Sony’s chemical unit as well as…

Sony seeks to quit Samsung LCD venture: report

TOKYO — Sony has entered talks to sell its stake in a joint liquid crystal display panel venture in South Korea to its partner Samsung Electronics, the business daily Nikkei reported on Sunday. The Japanese electronics giant aims to reach an agreement with Samsung on the sale within this year…

Former U.S. official to head cybersecurity at Sony

WASHINGTON — Japanese electronics giant Sony, which suffered a huge data breach this year, named a former top US Department of Homeland Security official on Tuesday to lead its cybersecurity efforts. Philip Reitinger, who worked at US software giant Microsoft before joining the US government, has been appointed Sony’s chief…

‘Lulz Boat’ hackers steal SonyPictures.com passwords

WASHINGTON — Hackers claimed on Thursday to have stolen more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant. The claim was made by a group of hackers calling themselves “Lulz Security” on their Twitter feed @LulzSec. “We recently broke…

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