A large number of PlayStations are being assembled and packaged in an almost fully automated factory in Japan rather than by cheap labor in China. One PlayStation can be assembled every thirty seconds in a factory with only four people.
Sony has a patent on making viewers yell product names out loud to end TV ads.
Sony and other Japanese companies have banishment rooms where they transfer surplus employees and give them menial or useless tasks or even nothing to do until they become depressed or disheartened enough to quit on their own, thus not getting full benefits.
Sony once sued itself; RIAA (partially controlled by Sony Music) sued Launch.com (owned by Sony’s Tech & Business unit), meaning that the Music Dept. somehow sued it’s Tech Dept.