Latest Kazuo Hirai Stories

2009-02-27 13:00:00

Sony said on Friday that its chief executive, Howard Stringer, will succeed Ryoji Chubachi as the company’s president in a move that would give the chief a freer hand in restructuring the company.

2008-06-26 14:50:00

Sony Corp. is confident it will win back its electronic leadership by improving its Internet-linked gadgets, wiping out losses in video games and TVs and pushing services and software, not just hardware, according to chief executive Howard Stringer.

2007-06-19 16:04:30

The chief architect of Sony's PlayStation game console stepped down Tuesday as the Japanese company struggles to defend its dominance in the video game industry and revive its reputation as an electronics pioneer.

2005-09-30 10:33:49

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation video game console has won an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the company said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.