He oversaw the PlayStation 3 launch, 3D televisions, and one of the largest hacks of all time.
Sony announced its new Xperia Z smartphone today in its latest attempt to make headway against Apple and Samsung in the mobile business.
A slumping TV business and a surging yen combined to send Sony into the red. The company reported a net loss of $2.09 billion for the final quarter of 2011, a far cry from the nearly billion in profit it managed to end 2010 with.
Sony has officially appointed Kazuo Hirai as its new president and chief executive effective April 1.
Following Apple’s lead, Sony says it’s been working on a next-generation TV.
Sony is moving forward with its long-rumored plans to buy out Ericsson from its joint mobile venture in a bid to wrangle control of its future smartphones.