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Sony appoints Kaz Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO

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Sony has officially appointed Kazuo Hirai as its new president and chief executive effective April 1. As expected, Hirai replaces Howard Stringer, who will become chairman. Hirai, currently executive deputy president of Sony, said in November that “management is feeling a serious sense of crisis about the seven years of...
Sony appoints Kaz Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO

PowerMat Is Back With a New Charger, And A Bigger Vision

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One of my very favorite moments from the early years of the D: All Things Digital conferences occurred at D4, when Martha Stewart asked then Sony CEO Howard Stringer about the confusing collection of wires that accompanied modern life, most of them chargers with different ways of connecting to the...
PowerMat Is Back With a New Charger, And A Bigger Vision

Howard Stringer departing Sony after seven years of stumbles

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FORTUNE — Will the departure of CEO Howard Stringer, whose stumbles have come to epitomize the struggles of the once-great Sony Corp., turn things around for the media-and-electronics conglomerate? It’s impossible to know, of course. Stringer’s replacement, Kazuo Hirai, has a good reputation. (Stringer will remain as chairman.) What can...
Howard Stringer departing Sony after seven years of stumbles

Sony in transition: a new CEO takes control amidst mounting losses

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Kazuo Karai is set to take control of the once mighty Sony in April. His first order of business is the unenviable task of turning around a company that hasn't posted a profit in four years under the weight of a strong yen and a poor performing television business. Outgoing...
Sony in transition: a new CEO takes control amidst mounting losses

Stringer to Leave Sony

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Howard Stringer, Sony's former chief executive and current board chairman, plans to retire from the company in June, marking the end of a tumultuous tenure for the British-born executive....
Stringer to Leave Sony

Sony confirms Kazuo Hirai as new President and CEO

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Sony has just confirmed Kazuo Hirai as its new CEO and President, validating rumors that have been swirling for a few weeks now. Outgoing CEO Howard Stringer, meanwhile, has been appointed Chairman of Sony's Board of Directors. The Hirai era officially begins April 1st, while Stringer will assume his...
Sony confirms Kazuo Hirai as new President and CEO
Sony to cut approximately 10,000 jobs

PlayStation boss Kazuo Hirai becomes president of Sony

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Kazuo Hirai has been named as President and CEO of Sony Corporation. He will take the role on 1 April, and replace Howard Stringer in both roles. Howard Stringer will become chairman of the board of directors in June, when Yotaro Kobayashi retires. Hirai is also expected to be...
PlayStation boss Kazuo Hirai becomes president of Sony

News: Sony names Hirai as CEO and president in waiting

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Sony has named Kaz Hirai as the successor to Howard Stringer's roles as both president and CEO, effective April 1, 2012. Stringer, who has lead the company in the joint role for seven years, will take up the position of chairman of the board, whilst current chairman Yotaro Kobayashi...
News: Sony names Hirai as CEO and president in waiting

With A New President and CEO, and a New Ethos, Sony Looks to the Future

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This week has been big for Sony. First, the company announced that it would be replacing CEO and President Howard Stringer with Kazuo Hirai, and revealed its less-than-great Q3 earnings — reported simultaneously with Hirai’s drastic plans to revamp the faltering company. But that’s why he’s here in the first...
With A New President and CEO, and a New Ethos, Sony Looks to the Future

Did Sony really need to swap out CEOs? History says yes

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Sony's Howard Stringer will be replaced by Kazuo Hirai on April 1. It's a smart move on Sony's part, given the troubles Stringer has faced in recent history....
Did Sony really need to swap out CEOs? History says yes

Did Sony really need to swap out CEOs? History says yes

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Sony's Howard Stringer will be replaced by Kazuo Hirai on April 1. It's a smart move on Sony's part, given the troubles Stringer has faced in recent history. Originally posted at The Digital Home...
Did Sony really need to swap out CEOs? History says yes

One day after appointing new CEO, Sony announces big losses of $2.09B

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A slumping TV business and a surging yen combined to send Sony into the red. The company reported a net loss of $2.09 billion for the final quarter of 2011, a far cry from the nearly billion in profit they managed to end 2010. This makes nine straight years of...
One day after appointing new CEO, Sony announces big losses of $2.09B

Sony replaces CEO Howard Stringer

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Sony announces that chief executive Howard Stringer is to step down on 1 April, to be replaced by vice president Kazuo Hirai....
Sony replaces CEO Howard Stringer

PlayStation Network renamed Sony Entertainment Network

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Departing Sony CEO Howard Stringer speaks about the Sony Entertainment Network during Sony's press conference at CES 2012. (Credit: Photo by Christopher MacManus/CNET) PlayStation Network will soon be no more. The PSN logo. (Credit: SCEA) In a move toward unifying its online services, Sony is changing the name of...
PlayStation Network renamed Sony Entertainment Network

Here’s how new CEO Kaz Hirai wants to save Sony

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Sony this morning reported a massive net loss of $2 billion, but Kazuo Hirai, who yesterday was officially appointed to replace Howard Stringer as CEO, has big plans in mind to get the company back in shape. In a meeting with investors this morning, Hirai detailed a four-point plan that...
Here’s how new CEO Kaz Hirai wants to save Sony

At Sun Valley, Tech & Media Stars Come Out at Night

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Mark Zuckerberg, Howard Stringer, Michael Bloomberg and others moguls held court at Allen & Co.'s annual conference in Sun Valley....
At Sun Valley, Tech & Media Stars Come Out at Night

Michael Lynton becomes CEO of Sony America, Nicole Seligman picked for SCA president

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Plenty of moving and shaking going on after the bell today. Hot on the heels of news that RIM's CEO is making major internal changes, in flies word that Michael Lynton has been selected as the CEO of Sony Corp. America. He's coming over from Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he...
Michael Lynton becomes CEO of Sony America, Nicole Seligman picked for SCA president
Sony may ask executives to return bonuses ahead of 10,000 job cuts, says Nikkei

Sony Chairman Howard Stringer to retire in June

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After handing over the CEO reigns of Sony to Kaz Hirai last year, current chairman Howard Stringer is set to retire from his post at the firm's shareholder meeting this June, reports the Financial Times. According to the outlet, Stringer mentioned at a Japan Society lecture that the transition...
Sony Chairman Howard Stringer to retire in June

Sony confirms 'tough-minded' Hirai as new CEO, president

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Ex-PlayStation exec grabs reins as Stringer rises to board chairman Sony has announced that a new president and CEO will take over from Howard Stringer on 1 April, while Stringer becomes chairman of the board.…...
Sony confirms 'tough-minded' Hirai as new CEO, president

New Sony CEO vows not to pull any punches in cutbacks

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Sony's Executive Deputy President, Kaz Hirai, said in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal that no area at the electronics giant is "sacred" when it comes to restructuring. He continued, saying he is ready to make hard decision in terms of cutting both employees and exiting markets or...
New Sony CEO vows not to pull any punches in cutbacks

Microchanneling: One Big Implication of Google TV

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As expected, Google TV was announced at this morning’s I/O keynote (here’s the video site). There’s so much to think about in this initiative. One strikes me as especially intriguing: This is a big boost for micro-niche video. Clearly, a ton of development has gone into the overall notion. Some...
Microchanneling: One Big Implication of Google TV

Kazuo Hirai To Assume CEO Position At Sony

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thomst writes "Cnet's Stephen Shankland breaks the news that Sony will replace the lamentable Howard Stringer with Kazuo Hirai, the (now former) head of its electronics division. Better yet, the changeover will take place on April Fool's Day. Stringer, who was appointed CEO of Sony in 2005, will become...
Kazuo Hirai To Assume CEO Position At Sony

Sony Promotes Hirai to President

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Sony Corp. said Wednesday it tapped Kazuo Hirai, a veteran of its PlayStation videogame business, to be the company’s next president and chief executive officer, in a move expected to accelerate a network strategy to align its consumer electronics with content and services. The 51-year-old Mr. Hirai, who oversees Sony’s...
Sony Promotes Hirai to President

Sony chairman, ex-CEO Stringer to leave amid restructuring

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Sony chairman and former CEO Howard Stringer, who has been at the company since 1997, will be leaving the company in June. Stringer led Sony for seven years, facing harsh criticism as losses mounted before he was replaced last year. Speaking at an event at the Japan Society in...
Sony chairman, ex-CEO Stringer to leave amid restructuring

Hirai’s Big Challenge: Selling us Four Screens

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Freshly-appointed Sony CEO Kaz Hirai faces the difficult challenge of delivering on predecessor Howard Stringer’s ambitious four-screen strategy: convincing users to buy not just one Sony device, but as many as four of them. Stringers’ grand design – of tablets, TVs, smartphones phones and computers all interacting – is an determined...
Hirai’s Big Challenge: Selling us Four Screens

Today’s Top Stories: Facebook IPO, Kazuo Hirai New Sony CEO, MegaRetrieval

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Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Facebook’s IPO Likely in the $5 Billion Range Facebook is expected to file for a...
Today’s Top Stories: Facebook IPO, Kazuo Hirai New Sony CEO, MegaRetrieval

One Sony, 10,000 Layoffs

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai this morning announced the first step in his plan to restore the company to its former glory: sweeping layoffs and a broad restructuring. In his first news conference since becoming succeeding Howard Stringer as chief executive of Sony, Hirai confirmed the company will sack 10,000 employees...
One Sony, 10,000 Layoffs

A review of key technology news from Asia in 2012

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Asia is a vast and increasingly important continent for technology firms. This year has been a massive one for the region with both local startups breaking ground and major international names continuing to push the boundaries forward, particularly on mobile. Our Asia team has kept tabs on developments over the...
A review of key technology news from Asia in 2012
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