Sony Halts Operations at Six Plants in Japan After Quake

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  1. Zorua
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    "Sony Corp. (6758) halted operations at six factories in the Tohoku region of northeastern Japan after an earthquake, said Yasuhiro Okada, a spokesman at the Tokyo-based company."

    "All employees at the factories have been evacuated, he said. The company is assessing the fallout from power outages and damages to buildings, he said."

    "One factory making Blu-ray discs and magnetic tapes in Tagajo City, Miyagi Prefecture, had its ground floor flooded, said Shinji Obana, another Sony spokesman."[/p]
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  2. Nujui

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    I wonder how the other factories are doing.
     
  3. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

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    Well its good to know the employees at Sony are fine.
     
  4. GameWinner

    GameWinner Take your heart

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    Good to know Sony is alright, what about Nintendo now?
     
  5. Clydefrosch

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    im pretty sure, it wasnt sonys decision to evacuate everyone
     
  6. kiafazool

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    this is how you get repayed by god when you dont give people their freedom
     
  7. JakePsycho

    JakePsycho gold~king~house

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    +1 [​IMG]
     
  8. xakota

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    Bwahah, yes. Take that you Nazi fucks.
     
  9. DiscostewSM

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    Wow....

    So the billions affected by this that have no association with Sony just happened to be in the way?
     
  10. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa This... This is the world we live in

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    Nice to see Sony do something smart for once...
     
  11. Amiti

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  12. kiafazool

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    my last comment was to ....

    so ill be nice this time

    hope this doesn't effect their production of the ngp's
    the last thing we want are delays

    wonder if nintendo delayed the 3ds production for sometime

    this happening in japan is effecting the tech industry and the economy
    i hope they easily get back onto their feet
     
  13. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    Jesus, I may hate Sony as a company, but at heart we're all human. This is bad. Not just the "Oh shit!" bad, but the bad that keeps on being bad... BAAAAAADDD! Hope everyone affected by this disaster are coping.
     
  14. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa This... This is the world we live in

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    We will most likely see some delays....It can't be helped though......Japan needs time to recover....
     
  15. TheDestroyer

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    How about Square E. people? I am sure they can get back on their feet since they;re like 2nd richest country on earth. They probably wouldn't need any much help (financially?) except rescue operations and other stuff.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  16. SPH73

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    I hope no one was hurt.
     
  17. lordrand11

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    I found out from my wife's father that the Honda plant (main distribution one) has been all but knocked down by the waves. What makes it worse for them is the fact that that's where they make the parts for all the vehicles at.
     
  18. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    Yeah, I am sure those 30,000 people who lost their jobs the other day, who I am sure a lot of them are Japanese citizens, now have to clean up and rebuild their lives such a short time after losing their jobs.
     
  19. Cyan

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    Production isn't done in japan, usually it's in china. There shouldn't be any delay.
     
  20. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    Away from you.
    I might detest Sony as a corporate body, but at least I'm human.

    It's good to see no one was badly hurt, and I'm glad Sony finally managed to do something smart.