Sony's new mobile division, Sony Mobile Communications, has named a CEO. Kunimasa Suzuki will take over the division that was formerly part of Sony Ericsson, in the latest step in Sony's reorganization.
Sony Ericsson will drop the "Ericsson" from its name by mid-2012, the Times of India reported Monday. The report also stated that the new Sony mobile venture will only make smartphones.
Ingram Micro's Consumer Electronics division announced Monday that it has reached agreement with Sony Ericsson to distribute that company's unlocked phones in the U.S.
Sony, confirming weeks of rumors, has agreed to buy out Ericsson and take full control of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone joint venture.
Sony is close to a deal to buy out its partner Ericsson and take full control of its joint venture Sony Ericsson, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.