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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 r...

March 9th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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" –...

June 27th 2012 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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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, effe...

February 1st 2012 at 8:50am 0 Comments
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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...

April 5th 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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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...

January 30th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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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 Wii's...

December 14th 2007 at 5:35pm 0 Comments