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Sony's Stringer to retire in June

Sir Howard Stringer announced that he will retire from his position as Sony's chairman in June. Stringer told a Japan Society lecture Friday that the move would allow him to pursue "new opportunities I've been presented with lately," according to the Financial Times. Stringer stepped down from his...

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Kaz Hirai drops some titles at Sony, still president

One morning, Sony president and CEO Kaz Hirai woke up and said, "I probably have too many titles." Beyond being the president and CEO of Sony Corporation (the umbrella parent company of PlayStation, Bravia, and many other Sony brands), Hirai is also "representative director" and "chairman" –...

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Sony appoints Kaz Hirai to prez and CEO, replacing Sir Howard Stringer

After a bout of he said / she said earlier this year over the possibility of executive deputy prez Kazuo Hirai becoming president and CEO of Sony Corp., Sony has decided to make the news official this morning. As of April 1, 2012, Kaz will step up to the job of current CEO Sir Howard Stringer,...

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Nikkei: Kaz Hirai stepping up as Sony president, Stringer staying on as chairman and CEO

It's unfortunate, but it seems unlikely we'll be hearing Sony Computer Entertainment's current "executive deputy president" Kazuo Hirai regaling us with extended "Riiiiiiiiidge Racer!" shouts much more, as Nikkei is reporting he'll be taking over as president of Sony Corporation in the coming...

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PlayStation Network issues persist as hacker collective continues attacks

Taking to the US and EU PlayStation Forums en masse, PlayStation 3 users continue to report connectivity issues with PlayStation Network today. Starting with the declaration of attack by hacker group "Anonymous" earlier this week, PSN has been experiencing sporadic issues over the past few days...

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Report: Sony's PlayStation Certified tablet due this summer

Sony's gearing up to release yet another "PlayStation Certified" device by year end, Nikkei reports (via Bloomberg). Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer confirmed as much to the Japanese newspaper, saying that the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet will be available in unspecified territories by the end of...

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In-game ads, not as useful as once thought?

Sony king and CEO, Sir Howard Stringer, along with Activision CEO Bobby Kotick, have voiced their concern over in-game advertising -- skeptical of its potential growth. Stringer spoke with the Financial Times recently, saying that t"The [supposed] solution to everything at the moment in the digital...

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PS3 games more fun than Wii games

Fact. Just kidding, really, so put the Nintendo Wii Fanboy voodoo dolls away, please. Sony's CEO Sir Howard Stringer, however, seems to believe it. Said the chairman, "The PlayStation 3 will come into its own because its [high-end games] are infinitely more fun, demanding and exciting [than the...

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