Sony said it will cut 15 percent of the workforce of Sony Mobile Communications, or around 1,000 jobs, and will move its global mobile headquarters from Lund, Sweden, to Tokyo. The shift is part of Sony's renewed emphasis on smartphones and integrating them with other Sony products and content offerings.
Sony Mobile Communications will dramatically reduce its workforce at its mobile phone factory in Lund, Sweden, according to reports from local newspaper Sydsvenskan .
Sony Mobile is denying reports it has decided against upgrading smartphones including the Xperia Arc S and Xperia Mini Pro to run Google's new Android 4.1 operating system (a.k.a. Jelly Bean), stating it is exploring updates for all devices in its portfolio.
Just seven percent of Android devices on the market are running Android 4.0, the latest version of the operating system also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. The lack of market penetration is...
Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai said he plans to use Sony's strength in smartphones to rebuild his ailing company, which has suffered losses for the past four quarters. Specifically, Sony said it will grow its
Sony said Sony Mobile Communications CEO Bert Nordberg will step down and will be replaced by Kunimasa Suzuki, who currently oversees the planning and design of all of Sony's consumer products and
BARCELONA, Spain--Sony continues to build out its Xperia entertainment smartphone brand, introducing two additions--the Xperia P and Xperia U--here at Mobile World Congress 2012.
Sony Ericsson and casual clothing manufacturer Billabong are expanding their strategic alliance worldwide, promising to introduce extreme sports experiences across the Xperia smartphone line.
Sony Ericsson reported a surprise net loss for the fourth quarter, as the company faced intense competition and weaker macroeconomic conditions. The drop came against the backdrop of Sony's purchase
Sony Ericsson reported a profit for the third quarter on the back of higher smartphone sales, but CEO Bert Nordberg warned that ebbing consumer confidence amid Europe's debt crisis could impact the