The latest announcements bring the tally of recalled Sony batteries to about 7 million worldwide, and are a major embarrassment for the Japanese electronics and entertainment powerhouse.More details over here.
The recall comes as Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE - news). is in the midst of a major overhaul of its operations, closing plants, shutting divisions and trimming jobs.
Sony said earlier Friday it had asked manufacturers using its problem batteries to carry out a recall.
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Posted on Monday, October 02 2006 @ 9:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck