Sony corp is exiting the pc market, announcing thursday that it was selling its vaio personal computer division the japanese company said the move came after a comprehensive analysis of factors. Since i was a kid with a sony trinitron, the way i watch tv has changed profoundly when i think about what's changed, it's hard not to imagine that sony's tv business could soon follow its pc business into the past tense. Movies & tv shows music phone and tablet apps the best of what sony has to offer on ios or android download our apps support support support register a product. Sony corporation today announced significant new measures to address reform of its pc and tv businesses aimed at accelerating the revitalization and growth of its electronics business. Sony has lost money on its tv business for several years in a row yet company executives continue to believe that the cutthroat business is critical to its identity sony's stubborn streak on the tv business could sink its plans going forward it's not a good sign when profit margins are much. Sony said it was addressing various options as recently as yesterday when it came to its vaio pc and laptop arm, and while announcing its financial results.
Long before the walkman, long before the compact disc, even before betamax, sony established its reputation with the trinitron tv. Watch video sony posted a 6665 percent rise in pretax profit for its full fiscal year on thursday, helped by cost cutting in its smartphone business and the continued popularity of the playstation 4. After years of refusing to entertain the idea of selling its long-struggling tv business, sony corp ceo kazuo hirai said wednesday that putting the unit o. Faced with mounting losses, sony corp said thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try to turn around its money-losing tv business over the next two years. Sony's stock soared following the news that ceo kaz hirai will step down, fueling speculation about a possible sale of film, tv business.
Sony would instead focus is in the midst of a restructuring that has so far seen it sell off its personal computer division and spin off the tv business. Sony’s bad days will soon be history if ceo kazuo hirai’s forecasts comes true in a major ‘strategy briefing’ outlining his three-year plan for the future, hirai said the electronics and entertainment giant would be focusing on camera image sensors, videogames and its core entertainment. If you’re of a certain age you’ll probably remember growing up with a sony trinitron tv in your living room back in the late 1970s when i grew up in england, when europe still produced most of its own televisions, sony dominated the tv market with its superbly sharp trinitron [.
Tokyo -- sony's tv business is emerging from a prolonged slump the iconic japanese company's tv division is expected to swing into the black in the current fiscal year through march, after 10 years of red ink but there are questions as to whether the profit will be fleeting, the result of cost. Along with the latest quarerly financial results, sony announced the sale of the pc business and a separation of the tv business what will happen with the tv brand.
Sony corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the sony group (ソニー・グループ, sonī gurūpu), which is engaged in business through its four operating components: electronics (av, it & communication products, semiconductors, video games, network services and medical business), motion pictures (movies and.
When kazuo hirai took over as ceo of sony back in 2012, he laid out a vision for the company that would reorganize its sprawling business into one sony but exactly one year ago this month, hirai decided to spin off the company's tv business and sell its vaio personal computer unit today he. Sony (nyse:sne) has lost money making television sets for 10 straight years to return the tv business and the company in general to profitability, ceo kazuo hirai has made the choice to spin the failing division off as a wholly owned subsidiary the ceo was clear, however, in a recent strategy. Hulu ceo mike hopkins is stepping down from his position and joining sony's tv division, according to recode fox executive randy freer will replace him. Sony announced last and hirai told investors that he has to consider spinning off the smartphone business and possibly selling the tv business. Be among the first to get the latest sony news in your inbox sign up business, professional sony pictures (movie & tv - wheel watcher / jeopardy. Professional products and solutions that redefine your business.
Two different approaches to dealing with failing tv divisions: philips sells while sony doubles-down to try and restore the tv division to its former glory. See everything new from the world of sony usa—including electronics, playstation, movies, music and tv shows—plus find support for your sony products. Sony branches off audio and video business but remains committed to sensor development published feb 19 sony tv's in the last year had been well ahead of samsung. News following vaio, sony's phone and tv businesses may be next for the chop following vaio, sony's phone and tv businesses may be next for the chop.