Sony to recall 1.6m Bravia TVs

Sony may recall 1.6m of its Bravia LCD TV screens after failures caused several to melt or emit clouds of smoke. At least 11 TVs in Japan have been struck by the faulty part. The setback is the latest blow for Sony’s struggling TV business, which is heading for its eighth straight year of losses as it battles fierce competition from Samsung and LG of South Korea. No injuries have been reported.