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Sony to ax 10,000 jobs in turnaround bid: Nikkei

A logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronic store in Tokyo April 9, 2012. Japan's Sony is to cut 10,000 jobs, about 6 percent of its workforce, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as new CEO Kazuo Hirai looks to steer the electronics and entertainment giant back to profit after four years in the red. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronic store in Tokyo April 9, 2012. Japan's Sony is to cut 10,000 jobs, about 6 percent of its workforce, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as new CEO Kazuo Hirai looks to steer the electronics and...more

A logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronic store in Tokyo April 9, 2012. Japan's Sony is to cut 10,000 jobs, about 6 percent of its workforce, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as new CEO Kazuo Hirai looks to steer the electronics and entertainment giant back to profit after four years in the red. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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Sony Corp's logo is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's logo is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's logo is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo November 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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