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Sony Announces Kazuo Hirai as New CEO

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Current CEO Sir Howard Stringer will become chairman of the Board of Directors in June...
Sony Announces Kazuo Hirai as New CEO

Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

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Sony Corporation on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of executive deputy president Kazuo Hirai as CEO and company president, replacing Howard Stringer, who is currently President and CEO. Hirai will assume his new position on April 1st and Stringer will take a new role on the company’s board of directors...
Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

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 CEO Kaz Hirai to reveal new strategy on April 12th

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If you want to pick up some tips before appearing on The Apprentice, or perhaps you're just want to know how Sony plans to wriggle back from a predicted $2.7 billion loss this fiscal year (its fourth concurrent in the red) then cancel all your plans for April 12th....
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai to reveal new strategy on April 12th

Daily Crunch: Swarm

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Here are some of yesterday’s stories on TechCrunch Gadgets: Swarming Robots Will Fly Menacingly Towards Your Loved Ones In Perfect Formation Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think Review: Panasonic Lumix GX1 Back To Basics: Sony Appoints Kazuo Hirai, Ousts...
Daily Crunch: Swarm

Sony shedding 10,000 jobs as new CEO promises change

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Sony's new CEO Kazuo Hirai announced on Thursday an aggressive plan to turn around the ailing electronics titan that will result in 10,000 job cuts....
Sony shedding 10,000 jobs as new CEO promises change

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

Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony

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It looks like Microsoft’s turn to impress the gaming world may come in April. That’s according to a report from computerandvideogames.com, who spoke with an unnamed Sony official that said Wednesday’s PS4 unveiling ”caught Microsoft off-guard,” and that “we definitely ruffled some feathers.” Sources said that Microsoft is planning on hosting...
Report: Microsoft to debut next-gen console in April after being "caught off guard" by Sony

Sony chases medical imaging market with $644m Olympus investment

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It’s been on the cards for months and Sony has finally concluded a deal that will see it invest $644 million (50 billion yen) into fellow Japanese tech firm Olympus. The duo are forming an as-yet-unnamed business venture focused on medical imaging, while Sony will take an 11 percent share in...
Sony chases medical imaging market with $644m Olympus investment
Report claims developers abandoning PlayStation Vita for Nintendo 3DS

Sony to Cut Jobs

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Sony plans to cut an estimated 10,000 jobs, about 6% of its global work force, as part of a broader restructuring plan by CEO Kazuo Hirai....
Sony to Cut Jobs

Sony Chief Bets on Videogames for Lift

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Sony's new CEO, Kazuo Hirai, is betting on the Japanese electronics company's videogame business to do what its loss-making television operation hasn't been able to do: deliver fat profits....
Sony Chief Bets on Videogames for Lift
Sony posts a $312 million Q2 loss on poor game sales and a costly restructuring

Sony to talk strategy at special event next week

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The company's new CEO Kazuo Hirai will be hosting the event, and will likely spend a considerable amount of time telling investors why he believes he can turn Sony around. [Read more]...
Sony to talk strategy at special event next week
Sony Rejects Loeb's Call To Sell Part Of Its Movie And Music Unit

Sony doubles profit forecast after selling U.S. headquarters, stock holdings

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Sony has doubled its profit forecast for its recently ended fiscal year, a widely expected move after it sold off major assets including its U.S. headquarters and an office complex in Tokyo.The company said Thursday it now expects to have made a net profit of ¥40 billion (US$400 million),...
Sony doubles profit forecast after selling U.S. headquarters, stock holdings

Sony to stream PlayStation games to non-consoles as part of turnaround

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Sony will leverage its streaming technology to bring PlayStation games to devices other than dedicated consoles as part of its ongoing turnaround, but said gaming profits will still suffer and lowered sales targets for its smartphones and cameras.The Tokyo-based company emphasized in a strategy presentation Tuesday that it met...
Sony to stream PlayStation games to non-consoles as part of turnaround
Sony eliminates two divisions, restructures electronics unit

PlayStation boss promoted to Sony top spot

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Sir Howard Stringer, the Cardiff-born chief executive and president of Sony, is stepping down from his role after seven years at the head of the Japanese company. His replacement, Kazuo Hirai, will be a familiar name for most gadget fans, having been a central figure in Sony’s PlayStation business for...
PlayStation boss promoted to Sony top spot

Sony's New CEO Sets 'Clear Path', And Unveils Big Losses

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Sony’s new president and CEO has quite a task on his hands. A day after Kazuo Hirai was appointed to replace Howard Stringer, who remains as chair, he announced the company plummeted in to the red by 320 percent. Q3 net income swung from last year’s 72.3 billion yen...
Sony's New CEO Sets 'Clear Path', And Unveils Big Losses
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Sony Sets Sights on Smartphone Market

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Sony Corp. said it aims to establish itself as one of the world’s top-three smartphone manufacturers as part of its turnaround plan, but it doesn’t see the need to acquire another handset maker to solidify its position behind the industry’s two heavyweights, Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. In an...
Sony Sets Sights on Smartphone Market

Sony unveils an updated line of tablets and smartphones as it looks to refresh its lagging brand

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It’s no secret that Sony has had a rough road the past few years, but its new CEO Kazuo Hirai took the stage at IFA in Berlin today to talk about how he plans to lead the company out of its slump. Hirai said that Sony has to look at...
Sony unveils an updated line of tablets and smartphones as it looks to refresh its lagging brand

Sony CEO Defends Against Breakup

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Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai defended the company's ownership of an electronics-gear business and entertainment operations under one roof--a mix that has come under assault from hedge-fund investor Daniel Loeb....
Sony CEO Defends Against Breakup

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

Hirai remakes Sony in first year as CEO, now must win consumers

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In his first year as Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai has remade the company, cutting thousands of jobs, selling off large businesses and core properties, and moving divisions around the world....
Hirai remakes Sony in first year as CEO, now must win consumers

Sony reported to be cutting 10,000 jobs

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Japan's Nikkei newspaper has claimed Sony is to reduce its global workforce by 6% after four years in the redJapan's Sony is to cut 10,000 jobs, about 6% of its workforce, the Nikkei newspaper has reported, as new chief executive Kazuo Hirai looks to steer the electronics and entertainment company...
Sony reported to be cutting 10,000 jobs

A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

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In today’s tablet market, one device stands distinctly above all others: Apple’s iPad. With this tablet, Apple did what it always does and created an innovative, must-have device in a once-unexciting category. That was three years ago. Now, a company that made its name with high-end consumer electronics wants...
A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

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

Sony Chief Unveils Plans to Revive Company

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Kazuo Hirai said he would focus Sony's resources away from its unprofitable television business and more toward mobile devices, cameras and games. Read more »...
Sony Chief Unveils Plans to Revive Company
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