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Kaz Hirai officially becomes Sony president and CEO on April 1st

Sony has at long last confirmed the rumours of Kaz Hirai’s appointment as president and CEO of the company. The change will take effect as of April 1st 2012. Current chairman, CEO and president Sir Howard Stringer will assume the role of chairman of the board of directors in June. …

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PSN recovery begins

Platform holder Sony has begun switching back on the PlayStation Network almost one month after it was hacked. The first phase of restoration will allow users to login to PSN and Qriocity, play games online through PS3 and PSP, access Music Unlimited and other third party services. It will also …

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Hirai heads up Sony consumer business

Sony’s networked products and services boss Kaz Hirai has been promoted to head up the consumer products unit. 50-year-old Hirai currently looks after video games and other digital Sony businesses such as music and movie steaming. His new role will include the entire Sony consumer electronics line which consists of …

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PlayStation chief to become Sony CEO?

Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Kazuo Hirai could be in line to become Sony President, according to Bloomberg. Citing ‘people familiar with the matter’ the financial news service says that the future President would be in-line to replace Sony Chairman and CEO Howard Stringer. Sony consumer products boss Hiroshi Yoshioka is …

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