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# Sony

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10 stunning photos from Sony World Photography Awards' Open competition
The categories include Natural World, Portraiture, Landscape and Architecture.
The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry
British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.
Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.
Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world
Irish photographer Ivor Prickett is among those shortlisted for a Sony World Photography award.
Paul McCartney is suing Sony to get the rights to Beatles songs back
Duran Duran lost a similar case in December.
Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account
A Bob Dylan account also tweeted that Spears was dead.
Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?
The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?
The simple contact lens could be the next place for your camera
The latest patent awarded to Sony describes a contact lens that can take photos by recognising deliberate blinks.
Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'
A judge refused to end the singer’s six-album contract with Sony.
Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around
The mid-range series has been a highlight in Sony’s smartphone portfolio, and it’s still going strong.
Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy
Leaked emails appeared to show some of the script was softened.
This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day
Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.
Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures
The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.
Sony surprised everyone at E3 with two blasts from the past
And it only took 18 years for one to become a reality.
This is how much Sony offered Daniel Craig just to hold its new phone
But the star resisted because Bond ‘only uses the best’.
Ben Affleck wanted to hide his slave-owning ancestor from documentary
It was for a show about his family’s past.
Here's what the leaked Sony Pictures emails reveal about Irish actors
And directors. And authors. And TV shows.
Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.
Some great smartphones were announced this week, but what are they like?
All the big players revealed their latest editions at Mobile World Congress this week, and it’s quite a lineup.
Sony ditches the flagship (for now) to focus on creating a standout tablet*
*Also, it announced a mid-range smartphone, the M4 Aqua, to keep that business ticking along.
Is this weird Sony contraption better than Google Glass?
Yet they’re not exactly stylish, are they?
Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!
It’s a physically exhausting movie.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 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’.
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.
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.
So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good?
The reviews are mixed to say the least.
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 is now going to release The Interview to "the largest possible audience"
Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.
US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack
President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.
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.
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?
Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack
Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.
Cinemas now can't even show Team America: World Police