Kim Dotcom's gift to the hacker crew behind the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox networks attacks brought temporary relief, but it sets a bad example for the longer term.
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A group calling themselves Lizard Patrol have claimed responsibility for a recent Sony PlayStation Network outage.
Thanks to strong PlayStation 4 sales, Sony has posted a narrower than expected loss in Q2 -- but the firm's mobile division still suffers.
Sony has been hit by a fresh wave of DDoS attacks, compounded by a bomb threat posted on Twitter which caused a Sony executive's plane to be grounded.
Teaming up with Oriental Pearl, Sony has received the go-ahead to sell its vaunted PlayStation in China.
Weekly Deals on PlayStation products
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
Valve has joined the Linux Foundation, making Steam Machine prototypes looking more and more like serious competition for Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4.
With PlayStation 4, Sony joins the cavalcade of companies sacrificing your privacy to replace the profits lost thanks to plummeting hardware prices. Fun, but at what cost?
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has fined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for the PlayStation Network data breach in April 2011, which it says was preventable.
Chinese hacker group, BlueDisk-CFW, releases leaked tool which circumvents the game console's latest 3.60 firmware that had plugged security holes from the unauthorized access by another hacker group last year.
A major deal will see a Sony factory in Wales crank out thousands of the Linux mini-computers, proving that not all low-cost electronics need be made in China.
Anonymous says it has hacked the PlayStation Network yet again, but Sony is denying all such claims.
After over a decade of development, version 1.0 of PCSX2, an open-source PlayStation 2 (PS2) emulator, has finally been made available for Windows and Linux. You know what to do.
While the electronics giant apparently mulled over shipping a new unit without a drive, it chose to keep the legacy component because Internet connection speeds vary so much around the world.
Hacker George Hotz, also known as geohot, was recently arrested, but it wasn't for anything to do with the Apple iPhone or the Sony PlayStation 3. It had something to do marijuana. Geopot?
Facebook no longer employs George Hotz, also known as geohot, the infamous hacker who unlocked the iPhone, as well as hacked the PlayStation 3, and subsequently got sued by Sony.
At CES in Las Vegas, Sony executives show off the latest in the company's line of consumer electronics, from the company's new Xperia smartphone, to its new PlayStation Vita portable gaming system, to its Internet-enabled TVs.
Sony has already sold over 300,000 PlayStation Vita units within only days of release. But users are reporting glitches with the console, with Sony issuing an official apology.
Sony has released a digital user manual for the PlayStation Vita, just a day before the Japanese launch. The manual reveals details on tech spec, user accounts, trophies and more.
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