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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Technology Asia / Pacific) Sep 22, 2013

Sony CEO ready to go on offense Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai tells The Wall Street Journal that it is time for his company to move beyond defensive measures, such as cutting costs and streamlining the organization, and to take the offensive with new products that "push the envelope." He says, OItOs about having an offense strategy and defense strategy." Hirai also says the campaign by the Third Point hedge fund to get the company to spin off part of its entertainment business, a move Sony ultimately rejected, was "actually a good thing" because it highlighted the strength of that business. Sep 20, 2013

Sony says it will sell 5M PS4 consoles in this fiscal year Sony forecast that it will sell 5 million PlayStation 4 consoles through the end of its fiscal year in March. "Our first priority is to satisfy our core users, but the possibilities of the PS4 will not end there," said Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House. Sony also confirmed that the PS4's camera will support gesture and voice control. Unencrypted HDMI output for games will be available on the PS4, the company added. Sony forecast that it will sell 5 million PlayStation 4 consoles through the end of its fiscal year in March. "Our first priority is to satisfy our core users, but the possibilities of the PS4 will not end there," said Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House. Sony also confirmed that the PS4's...

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