Kaz Hirai talks up development support for its virtual reality project.
CNET was among a group of select journalists who sat down with Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai at CES 2014.
At CES 2015, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai discusses the recent cyber attack on Sony Pictures and its film, "The Interview." Hirai says, "Freedom of speech is very important to Sony and its entertainment business."
Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."
Hirai wasn't willing to say for sure whether he thinks Nvidia's Shield gaming device will be successful.
But Kazuo Hirai does say that he would consider taking on an equity partner for Sony's TV business.
Sony says it will focus on three "pillars" -- digital imaging, gaming, and mobile. Oh, and Hirai will also head up the entire home entertainment operation, including the TV biz.
Sony's CEO Kasua Hirai excites fans with two new cloud-based services during his keynote Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show. He also bids farewell to the "just good enough era."
Kaz Hirai, who became Sony's leader just two years ago, may talk about how to better combine content and hardware, and may introduce a streaming service for the PS4.
Sony's troubling fiscal third-quarter performance comes just a day after the company announced it is replacing its CEO Howard Stringer with Kazuo Hirai on April 1.