Déjà vu at Sony

Ian Rowley

Another day, another Sony laptop battery recall. Today, Sony said it would be recalling up to 60,000 battery packs used in its Vaio laptops in Japan and 30,000 in China due to yet more concerns over overheating batteries. For the first time since the problems began, the company also said it was assessing the impact of the problem, and a price cut for the PlayStation3 in Japan, on annual profits.

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