Is there a second act for Sony's Walkman?
Can the product that originally defined "personal audio" make it back to the top?
In fact, can the company that once topped the consumer gadget mountain, once again ascend to that lofty perch?
(So many questions ...)
While some of Sony's major products, such as TVs and digital cameras, are now regaining momentum, Sony president Ryoji Chubachi said the Walkman is a critical product "to reinforce Sony's resurrection."
He hopes to create demand for the Walkman by marrying software and hardware.
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