Sony Mobile Cutting 1,000 Jobs, Moving to Tokyo


After last year’s historic 9.0 earthquake rocked Japan, many Japanese electronics firms announced plans to increase off-shore operations in an effort to avoid the kind of the disruptions that crippled the country’s technology business for months. But Sony, one of Japan’s most iconic electronics firms, has decided to go in the other direction by announcing that it will close the Sweden office of Sony Mobile and move it to Tokyo, near the company’s global headquarters. Read the full story at PC Mag.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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