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As losses mount, Sony's Hirai seeks cure for TV business in spinoff

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YUYA SHINO

A logo of Sony Corp is seen outside its showroom in Tokyo February 5, 2014. Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp warned it expects a net loss of 110 billion yen ($1.1 billion) this fiscal year as it absorbs restructuring costs linked to its moves to exit the personal computer business. Picture taken February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

A logo of Sony Corp is seen outside its showroom in Tokyo February 5, 2014. Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp warned it expects a net loss of 110 billion yen ($1.1 billion) this fiscal year as it absorbs restructuring costs linked to its moves to exit the personal computer business. Picture taken February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai (C) speaks as TV cameramen film during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. Hirai said on Thursday that the Japanese consumer electronics company has no plan to immediately sell off its loss-making TV business after selling its personal computer division to an investment fund. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai (C) speaks as TV cameramen film during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. Hirai said on Thursday that the Japanese consumer electronics company has no plan to immediately sell off its loss-making TV business after selling its personal computer division to an investment fund. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A logo of Sony Corp is seen on its VAIO laptop at its showroom in Tokyo February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

A logo of Sony Corp is seen on its VAIO laptop at its showroom in Tokyo February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
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Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai takes off his glasses during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai takes off his glasses during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai (C), Chief Financial Officer Masaru Kato (R) and Senior Vice President Shiro Kambe attend a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai (C), Chief Financial Officer Masaru Kato (R) and Senior Vice President Shiro Kambe attend a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Toru Hanai

Sony Corp's 4K television set is displayed at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014.REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp's 4K television set is displayed at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014.REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai attends a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai attends a news conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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