Grace Huang and Takashi Amano:

Sony will also take about 25 billion yen of impairment charges for its overseas disc manufacturing operations as demand slumps. Sony has nine production sites outside of Japan producing compact discs, including factories in the U.S., Russia, Australia and India, Kurata said.

I had completely forgotten that Sony created the compact disc — let alone that they were still making them. That this is a bullet point in this story says just about all you need to know about the state of Sony. 

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    The state of Japan’s IT firms is what this represents!
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    Um, excuse me. That would be Philips who created the compact disc.Yes, I’m from Eindhoven, why do you ask? Is that...
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    that’s true as fuck 👆
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