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Sony buys out Michael Jackson's stake in joint music venture

Sony Corporation has reached an agreement with the estate of Michael Jackson to acquire the interest of the late King of Pop in their joint music business for $750 million.

Mar 15, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

Sony unveils Ultimate Player Edition PS4 with 1TB storage

The ' Ultimate Player Edition' PS4 is comes with double storage, that is, 1TB will be released across Europe on 15th July. There is no news on wider release just yet.

Jun 23, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Sony boss Amy Pascal whose emails were leaked steps down

Amy Pascal, the Sony executive whose emails were leaked during the North Korean movie hacking saga, is stepping down, the Hollywood studio announced Thursday.

Feb 06, 2015, 02:48 AM IST

Sony seeks to delay earnings over 'The Interview' cyberattack

Sony Friday said it was asking Japanese regulators for permission to delay its earnings release next month after a cyberattack at its Hollywood film unit compromised "a large amount of data".

Jan 23, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

South Korea activist arrested for praising North

 Days after deporting a Korean-American woman for praising North Korea, South Korean authorities on Wednesday arrested a fellow activist and former leftist politician on similar charges.

Jan 14, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai breaks silence on hacking

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai has broken his silence on the hacking of the corporation`s computer systems which has been blamed on North Korea, describing the attack as "vicious and malicious".

Jan 06, 2015, 21:42 PM IST
US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

North Korea was hit with more US sanctions on Friday in response to what Washington said was its role in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said on Friday.

Jan 03, 2015, 02:00 AM IST

Sony says PlayStation still has problems, gradually coming back online

The hacker activist group known as Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for disrupting both the PlayStation Network and Microsoft Corp`s Xbox Live on Christmas Day. Service was restored to Xbox Live on Friday.

Dec 29, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Sony works for third day to restore PlayStation after attack

Sony Corp worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day.

Dec 28, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

Sony considering sale of unit that owns Beatles songs: WSJ

Sony Corp <6758.T> is considering a sale of its Sony/ATV Music Publishing unit, which owns the rights to most of the Beatles` songs, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing the company`s leaked internal emails.

Dec 24, 2014, 07:19 AM IST
Obama lauds Sony U-turn on releasing the comedy film on North Korea

Obama lauds Sony U-turn on releasing the comedy film on North Korea

Thanks to a U-turn by Sony Pictures, 'The Interview' - the movie that created much furore and buzz even before hitting the box office in America, will now be released in some theatres on Christmas Day. The move has been hailed by the movie makers and the White House, which hailed the measure, saying 'the US believes in free speech'.

Dec 24, 2014, 05:58 AM IST

Sony threatens Twitter with legal action over hack

Sony Pictures has threatened Twitter with legal action unless it removes confidential material stolen from the movie company's computers that someone has posted on the social networking site.

Dec 23, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

South Korea heightens cyber security watch on hacking

 South Korea has heightened its security readiness against cyber attacks as concerns grew over a series of online information leaks at nuclear power plants, officials said Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

South Korea's nuclear operator says investigating new post by hacker

 South Korea`s nuclear power plant operator said on Tuesday it was investigating a new threat posted on a Twitter account that a fresh batch of data had been stolen from the agency.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

North Korea's Internet restored after nine-hour outage

North Korea`s Internet connectivity was restored Tuesday after an over nine-hour outage, said Dyn Research, a company which monitors Internet performance.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

China says reports it helped in hacking attack "irresponsible"

Reports that China helped in a hacking attack against Sony Corp. are "irresponsible", China`s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:09 PM IST
Internet outage seen in North Korea amid US hacking dispute

Internet outage seen in North Korea amid US hacking dispute

North Korea`s Internet links have been restored, but it is not clear how stable they are, the US-based internet monitoring company Dyn said on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 08:44 AM IST
US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

US urges North Korea to compensate Sony for cyberattack

 The United States urged North Korea on Monday to admit it ordered a cyberattack on the Hollywood studio Sony Pictures and to pay for the damage it had caused.

Dec 23, 2014, 00:51 AM IST
Sony hack: North Korea warns US&#039; &quot;citadels&quot; would be attacked

Sony hack: North Korea warns US' "citadels" would be attacked

North Korea has issued warning to the United States governmnet and blamed it for being behind the making of the movie “The Interview”, as per news reports on Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Sony hacking an act of vandalism not war: Obama

President Barack Obama Sunday described the Sony hacking case as a costly act of "cyber vandalism", but did not call it an act of war and said the US is mulling whether or not to place North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Dec 21, 2014, 22:45 PM IST