↪ Sony undergoes executive reformulation; new CEO will adopt Apple strategy

Kazuo Hirai, new CEO of Sony

We can't just continue to be a good hardware provider.

Statement by Kazuo Hirai, Sony's new CEO, after another quarter in the red.

Hirai intends to be inspired by Apple's business model (vertical integration), focusing on both hardware and software products.

Funny that, at the time when we only talked about Mac (and OS X), nobody believed in this model.

Now, with the success of iGadgets (and iOS) (AppleInsider)