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# sony - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen's new North Korea film
# Glorious Leader
# Glorious Leader

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

Dec 17th 2014, 9:57 PM 25,868 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,835 Views 36 Comments

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

# sony - Monday 15 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 15th 2014, 6:11 PM 14,822 Views 23 Comments

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

The script for the new James Bond film was stolen in the Sony hack
# Shaken
# Shaken

The script for the new James Bond film was stolen in the Sony hack

Dec 15th 2014, 6:59 AM 15,544 Views 22 Comments

M will be raging.

# sony - Sunday 14 December, 2014

The Briefcase: Sony woes, Nama (nearly) called the C-word and Heineken frothing
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Sony woes, Nama (nearly) called the C-word and Heineken frothing

Dec 14th 2014, 9:35 AM 14,128 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business.

# sony - Friday 12 December, 2014

Sony's nightmare continues as employees' medical records are leaked
# Confidential
# Confidential

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

Dec 12th 2014, 10:40 AM 6,277 Views 13 Comments

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
# Fight Fire With Fire
# Fight Fire With Fire

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

Dec 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,153 Views 34 Comments

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?
# Playtime
# Playtime

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

Dec 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,265 Views 51 Comments

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
# Hack Attack
# Hack Attack

Sony suffers another cyberattack as Playstation Network goes down

Dec 8th 2014, 10:00 AM 7,800 Views 28 Comments

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?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Dec 7th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,570 Views 39 Comments

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'

Dec 7th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,127 Views 8 Comments

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
# Hermit Kingdom
# Hermit Kingdom

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

Dec 6th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,330 Views 26 Comments

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

Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it

Dec 3rd 2014, 5:35 PM 17,726 Views 79 Comments

Feeling old yet?

# sony - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning
# Caution
# Caution

Sony hack causes FBI to issue major malware warning

Dec 2nd 2014, 10:38 AM 8,033 Views 14 Comments

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
# Still Alice
# Still Alice

Four unreleased films leaked online following Sony hack

Dec 1st 2014, 9:35 AM 28,140 Views 36 Comments

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
# Restructure
# Restructure

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

Nov 25th 2014, 2:17 PM 8,841 Views 15 Comments

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
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Oct 31st 2014, 8:49 AM 7,102 Views 6 Comments

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
# Minds Blown
# Minds Blown

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

Oct 24th 2014, 4:40 PM 12,779 Views 15 Comments

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
# Pros And Cons

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 30,850 Views 15 Comments

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
# Struggling
# Struggling

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Sep 17th 2014, 10:09 AM 18,713 Views 51 Comments

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

# sony - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Sony may have come up with the best reason yet to buy an Xperia phone
# Let's Play
# Let's Play

Sony may have come up with the best reason yet to buy an Xperia phone

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:53 PM 13,137 Views 22 Comments

All new Xperia Z3 devices will allow users to stream and play PS4 games on their phone, provided the console is using the same WiFi connection.

# sony - Monday 25 August, 2014

Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked
# Disruption
# Disruption

Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked

Aug 25th 2014, 9:54 AM 6,027 Views 24 Comments

The hackers believed to be responsible for the attack also claimed that a plane boarded by Sony’s President was carrying explosives, causing it to be diverted.

# sony - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Games and box-office movies help Sony post surprise profit
# On The Up
# On The Up

Games and box-office movies help Sony post surprise profit

Jul 31st 2014, 8:45 AM 5,402 Views 7 Comments

Despite posting a net profit of €194 million this quarter, Sony still expects to make a full-year loss.

# sony - Friday 4 July, 2014

Sony is enlisting five sheep in Yorkshire to film the Tour de France
# Sheep
From The Daily Edge
# Sheep

Sony is enlisting five sheep in Yorkshire to film the Tour de France

Jul 4th 2014, 3:42 PM 1,393 Views 0 Comments

No, really.

Camera-wearing sheep to film Tour de France
# They're Watching Ewe
From The42
# They're Watching Ewe

Camera-wearing sheep to film Tour de France

Jul 4th 2014, 1:07 PM 3,873 Views 6 Comments

Sony are deploying a number of Action Cams in Northern Yorkshire.

# sony - Monday 30 June, 2014

This could be the year Sony finally ends a decade of losses
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

This could be the year Sony finally ends a decade of losses

Jun 30th 2014, 2:22 PM 8,742 Views 8 Comments

The company’s TV business has made continued losses for ten years straight, but its head believes that this year will be different.

# sony - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,811 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

Here's what Sony announced at its E3 2014 keynote
# Game On
# Game On

Here's what Sony announced at its E3 2014 keynote

Jun 10th 2014, 4:08 PM 8,575 Views 23 Comments

Ranging from anticipated titles like Destiny and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End to other services like Playstation Now, Sony covered a lot of ground.

6 ways smartphones have completely changed travelling
# Sponsored By Sony
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Sony

6 ways smartphones have completely changed travelling

Jun 10th 2014, 3:35 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

Sure you wouldn’t go to the shops without your phone, let alone around the world.

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?
# E3 2014
From The Daily Edge
# E3 2014

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?

Jun 10th 2014, 10:32 AM 24,702 Views 25 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know.

# sony - Monday 9 June, 2014

PS4 helps Sony overtake Nintendo in global console sales
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

PS4 helps Sony overtake Nintendo in global console sales

Jun 9th 2014, 4:35 PM 4,302 Views 7 Comments

The change in position marks the first time Sony held the top spot since Nintendo launched the Wii back in 2006.

# sony - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sony follows in Microsoft's footsteps by bringing the PS4 to China
# Game On
# Game On

Sony follows in Microsoft's footsteps by bringing the PS4 to China

May 26th 2014, 9:37 AM 7,230 Views 8 Comments

China lifted its 14-year old ban on selling consoles at the beginning of the year, paving the way for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo to enter the market.

# sony - Monday 19 May, 2014

UPDATE: Channing Tatum is coming to Ireland this week and people are EXCITED
# 22 Jump Street
From The Daily Edge
# 22 Jump Street

UPDATE: Channing Tatum is coming to Ireland this week and people are EXCITED

May 19th 2014, 4:20 PM 6,604 Views 4 Comments

Spit on us Channing!

# sony - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Strong PS4 and smartphone sales not enough to keep Sony out of the red
# Restructuring
# Restructuring

Strong PS4 and smartphone sales not enough to keep Sony out of the red

May 14th 2014, 9:25 AM 5,135 Views 8 Comments

The company lost €916 million during its fiscal year to March, and expects to lose €356 million net loss over the next twelve months.

# sony - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Sony braces itself for major losses by slashing profit estimates
# Pressure
# Pressure

Sony braces itself for major losses by slashing profit estimates

May 1st 2014, 11:33 AM 5,847 Views 12 Comments

The electronics giant has slashed its expected income from €563 million to €183 million, a 67.5 per cent decrease, after disc market shrinks faster than expected

# sony - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today
# For The Day That's In It
# For The Day That's In It

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Apr 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 40,954 Views 8 Comments

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

# sony - Monday 24 February, 2014

Sony's waterproof flagship phone bets big on HD video
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Sony's waterproof flagship phone bets big on HD video

Feb 24th 2014, 12:35 PM 11,060 Views 38 Comments

The Xperia Z2 will be able to record footage in 4K, a quality similar to what you would find on Ultra HD TVs, and includes a function for stabilising shaky video footage.

# sony - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide

Feb 18th 2014, 10:58 AM 8,336 Views 34 Comments

The company has sold another 1.1 million consoles this year, adding to the 4.2 million consoles it sold in 2013.

# sony - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now
# All Access
# All Access

Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now

Jan 7th 2014, 6:44 PM 10,793 Views 32 Comments

The service will allow Sony users to stream and play old Playstation games on their PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Bravia TVs, smartphones, and tablets.

# sony - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days

Dec 11th 2013, 4:17 PM 8,704 Views 50 Comments

The Xbox One has sold an average of 111,111 units a day since it first launched.