Today, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported that Sony is axing 6 percent of its global workforce—approximately 10,000 individuals—by the end of the year.
Howard Stringer, the chief executive of Sony, said at a Berlin electronics show that the PlayStation Network has recovered from this spring's attack and 23-day outage by adding 3 million new users in the three months since.
Sir Howard Stringer, CEO of Sony, sounded less apologetic and more prickly when asked today about the PlayStation maker's slowness in informing PlayStation Network and Qriocity subscribers of an attack on the company's network.
Howard Stringer, the man at the very top of Sony, has released an open letter to customers today, joining PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai in officially apologizing for the "inconvenience and concern" caused by an attack on the company's PlayStation Network.
Howard Stringer is the bossman at Sony, running the show. He's not Japanese, but a Welsh-born American. And according to one former Sony exec, a foreigner never should have run the company.
The people behind the PlayStation have been proudly promoting their 3D wares throughout the year, but today at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, Sony brought some of its biggest guns, as executives presented its new technology push.
The PlayStation company is putting its electronics might behind 3D television technology, with Sony expected to start selling fancy three-dimensional displays next year—with 3D PlayStation 3 games being readied to capitalize on the technology.
Few weeks back, Activision boss Bobby Kotick had some strong words to say about the price of the PS3. Today, Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer has some strong words for people bugging him about a PS3 price cut.
The Sony Board of Directors have approved 15 directors, including American Howard Stringer. Besides acting as chairman and chief executive, Stringer is taking an another title — president — as announced last February.
Major changes are going down at Sony. President Ryoji Chubachi is stepping down, and Sony CEO Howard Stringer will take over Chubachi's role as president. The company's PlayStation boss has a new role, too.
Sony has announced a revision of its consolidated forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009. How's the gaming division doing?
Sony head honcho Howard Stringer will announce on Thursday plans to eliminate 2,000 full-time jobs and close two television manufacturing plants in the face of a projected $1.1 billion loss, reports Japan's Nikkei Daily.
Speaking with German site Welt Online, Sony President Sir Howard Stringer has spoken at length on the PlayStation 3. On how it's probably not going to see a price-cut in 2008, on how it cost more money to develop than they'll ever make back in his lifetime, on how game sales will offset that loss. But most interesting…
Sony boss Howard Stringer loves the PS3. Has to. But the Wii? Sony don't make the Wii. So all bets are off, and Sir Howard can hate on it to his heart's content. Speaking in Sun Valley, Idaho last week, Stringer said of Nintendo's console:
Sony's "climbing up the mountain," said Sony Corporation CEO Howard Stringer at The Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital D6 event earlier today.