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# sony - Friday 6 December, 2013

Spotify to introduce free mobile music service next week
# Free Streaming
# Free Streaming

Spotify to introduce free mobile music service next week

Dec 6th 2013, 10:41 AM 13,044 Views 28 Comments

The music streaming company will let mobile users play a limited number of tracks on its app for free.

# sony - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Over 2 million Playstation 4s have been sold in three weeks
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Over 2 million Playstation 4s have been sold in three weeks

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:13 AM 11,332 Views 65 Comments

In the next generation of the console wars, it’s first blood to Sony.

# sony - Friday 29 November, 2013

A brief history of the Sony Playstation
# PSX
# PSX

A brief history of the Sony Playstation

Nov 29th 2013, 4:25 PM 17,022 Views 65 Comments

It’s come a long way since the original arrived back in 1995.

# sony - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Sony patents smart wig that vibrates whenever you get a message
# Wearable Tech
# Wearable Tech

Sony patents smart wig that vibrates whenever you get a message

Nov 27th 2013, 11:47 AM 7,158 Views 35 Comments

The wig could help people navigate their surroundings, alert them to new messages, and check blood pressure.

# sony - Friday 22 November, 2013

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
# Console Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Console Wars

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 5,283 Views 1 Comment

Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:01 AM 18,641 Views 108 Comments

With the Xbox One released today and the PS4 a week away, which one should you invest your time and money in?

# sony - Monday 18 November, 2013

Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours
# Playstation
From The Daily Edge
# Playstation

Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours

Nov 18th 2013, 8:24 AM 1,624 Views 1 Comment

The company expects to sell 5 million by March.

# sony - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Five smartphones battling for your Christmas stocking
# Smartphone Wars
# Smartphone Wars

Five smartphones battling for your Christmas stocking

Nov 17th 2013, 10:30 AM 31,336 Views 93 Comments

If you’re thinking of a phone as a Christmas gift, here are a few you should be considering.

# sony - Friday 15 November, 2013

6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US
# Playstation
From The Daily Edge
# Playstation

6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US

Nov 15th 2013, 6:13 PM 19,726 Views 50 Comments

The console launched in the US at midnight.

# sony - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Breaking Bad spinoff 'Better Call Saul' is actually happening
# Better Call Saul
From The Daily Edge
# Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad spinoff 'Better Call Saul' is actually happening

Sep 12th 2013, 10:23 AM 2,772 Views 7 Comments

It will be a prequel to the hit series.

# sony - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Thanks to the government, internet censorship is alive and well

Jul 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 610 Views 50 Comments

Ireland has bent over backwards to accommodate the wishes of copyright holders by blocking file-sharing websites – but there isn’t as much effort put into the voluntary blocking of child porn, such as exists in the UK or Norway, writes Aaron McKenna.

# sony - Friday 28 June, 2013

Bruton insists 'Pirate Bay' ruling will not mean bans on legal content
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

Bruton insists 'Pirate Bay' ruling will not mean bans on legal content

Jun 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,219 Views 55 Comments

The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.

# sony - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox...
# Console Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Console Wars

5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox...

Jun 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 16,594 Views 101 Comments

… according to the internet

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay
# Piracy
# Piracy

High Court orders six Irish internet providers to block The Pirate Bay

Jun 12th 2013, 4:59 PM 32,424 Views 198 Comments

UPC, Imagine, Digiweb, Vodafone, Three and O2 have been given 30 days to block users’ access to the piracy website.

# sony - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks
# Hacktivists
# Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,252 Views 84 Comments

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# sony - Friday 26 April, 2013

Portraits of Norway massacre survivors win Sony World Photo Award
# Photography
# Photography

Portraits of Norway massacre survivors win Sony World Photo Award

Apr 26th 2013, 9:15 PM 17,929 Views 1 Comment

The overall winner scooped top prize for her portraits of survivors from the Norwegian Utoya Island massacre.

# sony - Friday 4 January, 2013

Irish businesses warned of 'significantly increased' IT security risks in 2013
# Security
# Security

Irish businesses warned of 'significantly increased' IT security risks in 2013

Jan 4th 2013, 11:53 AM 4,224 Views 8 Comments

Major security breaches at large international businesses such as Sony, LinkedIn, Global Payments and RSA are a warning to Irish businesses, says a leading security specialist.

# sony - Monday 1 October, 2012

Open thread: Happy 30th birthday CD player... what was your first CD?
# My First Cd
From The Daily Edge
# My First Cd

Open thread: Happy 30th birthday CD player... what was your first CD?

Oct 1st 2012, 3:34 PM 8,387 Views 132 Comments

Here at TheJournal.ie towers we’ve turned up gems from Dustin the Turkey, Boyzone and Tupac. What was your first CD purchase?

# sony - Monday 24 September, 2012

Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant after 2,000-worker brawl
# Foxconn
# Foxconn

Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant after 2,000-worker brawl

Sep 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,141 Views 51 Comments

40 people were injured after a “personal dispute” among workers escalated into a larger dispute.

# sony - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
# Week In Web
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

Jul 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,592 Views 0 Comments

Some of the internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

# sony - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Aaron Sorkin to adapt 'Steve Jobs' film
# Steve Jobs
From The Daily Edge
# Steve Jobs

Aaron Sorkin to adapt 'Steve Jobs' film

May 16th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,650 Views 7 Comments

The Oscar-winning writer is to write a screenplay for Sony based on the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson.

# sony - Monday 9 April, 2012

Sony “to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide”
# Sony
# Sony

Sony “to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide”

Apr 9th 2012, 5:23 PM 3,486 Views 27 Comments

Reports emerging from Japan say that the company will cut the jobs over the next year as it tries to return to profit.

# sony - Monday 20 February, 2012

Sony launches new handheld games console - the 'Vita'
# Gaming
# Gaming

Sony launches new handheld games console - the 'Vita'

Feb 20th 2012, 5:45 PM 4,422 Views 18 Comments

The €250 device has touch screens on both sides and aims to take gaming business away from smartphones.

# sony - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Sony not recalling Bravia televisions despite concerns
# SONY Recall
# SONY Recall

Sony not recalling Bravia televisions despite concerns

Oct 12th 2011, 1:14 PM 782 Views 3 Comments

Contrary to earlier reports, electronics giant Sony is not recalling 1.6 millions TVs but has offered owners free safety inspections.

# sony - Friday 2 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Sep 2nd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Here are the tablets Sony hopes will challenge iPad's dominance
# Tablet Wars
# Tablet Wars

Here are the tablets Sony hopes will challenge iPad's dominance

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:57 AM 991 Views 11 Comments

Sony has unveiled two new tablets which will go on sale in Europe later this year.

# sony - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"
# Riots
# Riots

Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"

Aug 31st 2011, 12:46 PM 845 Views 5 Comments

New evidence suggests it may have been a professional heist. Stock belonging to 150 independent labels was destroyed in the blaze.

# sony - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
# Riots
# Riots

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns

Aug 10th 2011, 2:55 PM 587 Views 2 Comments

Dublin-based [PIAS] Ireland was one of the businesses affected. It is encouraging people to support independent labels who lost stock in the fire by downloading music from their websites.

# sony - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads
# Downloading
# Downloading

China's largest search engine to pay for music downloads

Jul 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Sony, Warner Music and Universal have reached a deal with Baidu. Currently almost all of music downloads in China are illegal.

# sony - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?
# No More Lulz
# No More Lulz

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?

Jun 26th 2011, 12:42 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

It could be a sign of nerves in the face of law enforcement investigations.

# sony - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
# LulzSec
# LulzSec

19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking

Jun 21st 2011, 10:14 PM 419 Views 2 Comments

An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.

# sony - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Sega becomes the latest hacking victim
# Sega
# Sega

Sega becomes the latest hacking victim

Jun 18th 2011, 12:43 PM 311 Views 4 Comments

We didn’t even think the Megadrive could connect to the internet…

# sony - Friday 10 June, 2011

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain
# Hackers
# Hackers

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain

Jun 10th 2011, 7:24 PM 527 Views 6 Comments

The men are thought to be part of the international group of hackers who call themselves ‘Anonymous’ – alleged to be behind attacks on Sony’s PlayStation network.

# sony - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost
# Oh No Mario!
# Oh No Mario!

Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost

Jun 5th 2011, 5:46 PM 293 Views 1 Comment

The makers of the Wii console revealed details of the attack today in what is the latest in a series of breaches targeting big brands.

# sony - Friday 3 June, 2011

Britain's Got Talent 'fix' furore takes off - as Cowell calls in the cops
# BGT Fix
From The Daily Edge
# BGT Fix

Britain's Got Talent 'fix' furore takes off - as Cowell calls in the cops

Jun 3rd 2011, 2:53 PM 780 Views 6 Comments

Simon Cowell has asked police to probe allegations that show favourite Ronan Parke was personally selected for success by BGT producers long before the series began.

Sony investigates claim of another security breach
# Sony
# Sony

Sony investigates claim of another security breach

Jun 3rd 2011, 11:54 AM 225 Views 0 Comments

Hackers have claimed that they have hit Sony for a second time – taking over one million passwords, emails, and other user information – by accessing unencrypted data stored by the corporation.

# sony - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Sony says Greek music site security breach affected 8,500 user accounts
# Sony
# Sony

Sony says Greek music site security breach affected 8,500 user accounts

May 24th 2011, 2:54 PM 229 Views 0 Comments

Latest security breach comes soon after the Japanese company announced a serious attack on its online gaming site, affecting over 100m registered users around the world.

# sony - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Sony defends reaction to security breach
# Sony
# Sony

Sony defends reaction to security breach

May 18th 2011, 11:16 AM 445 Views 0 Comments

Sony boss says the electronics giant acted quickly in notifying customers after a cyber attack affecting almost 100 million customers.