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#Sony

# sony - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Is this weird Sony contraption better than Google Glass?

Yet they’re not exactly stylish, are they?

# sony - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories… same as a 2.5k jog! Workout

# sony - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI HIDE MY IP

North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI

The FBI says they “got sloppy” and sometimes didn’t block their IP addresses.

# sony - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Sony hacks were ‘extortionist efforts by criminals who attacked us’: CEO

But the company’s boss didn’t make any mention of North Korea in his first public comments about the cyber attacks.

Playstation 4 gives Sony something to shout about as sales top 18.5 million

More than four million PS4 consoles were bought during the year-end holiday season, while game sales remained strong.

# sony - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# sony - Friday 2 January, 2015

Sony is hoping discounts and extensions will make up for PSN’s Christmas outage

Playstation Network went down over the Christmas period after a group called Lizard Squad allegedly performed a cyberattack on it.

# sony - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech North Korea

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# sony - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people… Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people…

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

# sony - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Sony’s Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers

No direct link is being made to the cyber attack over ‘The Interview’.

# sony - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014’s biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# sony - Friday 26 December, 2014

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

From TheJournal.ie So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good? Don't Believe The Hype

So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good?

The reviews are mixed to say the least.

# sony - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The Interview can now be streamed on Youtube (with a little help from Ireland)

Payments for the US-only rental are being powered by Stripe.

# sony - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience” Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to “the largest possible audience”

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

# sony - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack Hacking

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack

President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.

# sony - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’ Proposal

North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech Sony Hack

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech

Pretty much any nefarious tin-pot dictator can pay hackers to go do a job for them. Will the people of the free world just throw their hands up in surrender?

# sony - Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack The Interview

Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

From The Daily Edge Cinemas now can’t even show Team America: World Police

# sony - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen’s new North Korea film Glorious Leader

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen’s new North Korea film

It comes after cinema chains all over the US dropped plans for ‘The Interview’ from their screens.

From The Daily Edge Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film Threats

Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film

The New York premiere of The Interview has been cancelled as a result.

# sony - Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is what we have learned from the Sony hacks so far Sony Hack

Here is what we have learned from the Sony hacks so far

The studio has found itself at the centre of a massive hacking scandal over the past week.

From TheJournal.ie The script for the new James Bond film was stolen in the Sony hack Shaken

# sony - Sunday 14 December, 2014

# sony - Friday 12 December, 2014

Sony’s nightmare continues as employees’ medical records are leaked

Private documents and spreadsheets containing the health information of employees and their spouses and children have been leaked.

# sony - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Sony fights back against hackers by attacking sites sharing its stolen data

The company is reportedly trying to disrupt downloads of its stolen files by launching Denial of Service attacks on torrent sites.

# sony - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Which games should you get for your Playstation 4 this Christmas?

The console has been a bright light in Sony’s troubled year, but which games should you look out for?

# sony - Monday 8 December, 2014

Sony suffers another cyberattack as Playstation Network goes down

Users were unable to log in to the service for a number of hours as a hacker group overwhelmed it with high traffic.

# sony - Sunday 7 December, 2014

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.

‘We didn’t do it’: North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a ‘righteous deed’

‘We didn’t do it’: North Korea denies hacking Sony, but praises it as a ‘righteous deed’

The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is one of the most debilitating ever targeted at US corporate servers.

# sony - Saturday 6 December, 2014

If North Korea did hack Sony, it’s a watershed moment in cyber-warfare

It is reportedly the first to use “a highly destructive class of malicious software that is designed to make computer networks unable to operate” into a company’s computer system in the United States.

# sony - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

# sony - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning

The five-page warning was issued to US businesses and said that such malware could override all data on hard drives, making it difficult, if not impossible, to recover.

# sony - Monday 1 December, 2014

Four unreleased films leaked online following Sony hack

The company is looking into whether North Korea may have been behind the attack.

# sony - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Sony places its hopes on the PS4 as it undergoes major changes

The company will slash its TV and smartphone lineup, and place greater focus on its image sensor business as it tries to reverse losses.

# sony - Friday 31 October, 2014

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

# sony - Friday 24 October, 2014

WATCH: This ad for Sony’s 4K HDTV is unbelievably beautiful

Watching Winning Streak on this thing would be a religious experience.

# sony - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone? Pros And Cons This post contains images

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone?

Compact in both name and nature, but does it have what it takes to outclass its rivals?

# sony - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

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