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    1. April 22, 2015

      Cyber bill’s progress shows shifting mood on threats

      A bill that would push companies into sharing information about hacking threats with the US government passed the House of...

    2. April 16, 2015

      WikiLeaks revives Sony’s email discomfort

      WikiLeaks has published online a vast, searchable trove of emails and documents stolen from Sony Pictures Entertainment in...

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    1. April 16, 2015

      Crisis-hit Sony studio sends for rewrite

      Sony management structure Five months after Sony Pictures Entertainment was paralysed by the worst cyber attack yet against...

    2. April 13, 2015

      Sony pushes into local language films and TV shows

      Sony Pictures Entertainment is making a new push into some of the world’s fastest growing film and television markets by...

    3. April 10, 2015

      Israel: Technologies tackling sophisticated cyber security threats

      At the Cybertech conference in Tel Aviv in late March, visitors could observe — alongside the cyber security industry’s...

    4. April 6, 2015

      Japan tech: the sun rises again

      Olympus has fallen. So have Canon, Sharp and various other former giants. Japanese consumer electronics once dominated. As...

    5. March 23, 2015

      The right sort of help for cyber security insurance

      The danger of cyber crime is no longer an unknown. The roster of companies recently damaged in attacks includes Target, Home...

    6. March 20, 2015

      Week in Review, March 21

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Sony and Apple target cable ‘cord...

    7. March 18, 2015

      Sony joins fight to woo ‘cord cutters’ with online TV service

      Sony has joined the scramble to capture “cord-cutting” customers who are disillusioned with cable or satellite subscriptions...

    8. March 17, 2015

      Nintendo’s shift into mobiles powers up shares

      Shares in Nintendo surged more than a fifth on Wednesday after the Japanese games console maker made its biggest move yet to...

    9. March 2, 2015

      Microsoft and Sony fight for smartphone middle ground

      Microsoft and Sony are set to fight for the growing middle ground of the rapidly maturing smartphone sector with devices...

    10. March 2, 2015

      Developers see the future of games on smaller mobile screens

      When King Digital Entertainment launched its eagerly awaited follow-up to the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, it...

    11. February 27, 2015

      Technology groups need to get serious about their security

      What goes around comes around. Last week, Lenovo, the world’s largest personal computer manufacturer, admitted it had...

    12. February 27, 2015

      Smartphones search to inspire after devices hit upgrade impasse

      Smartphones in Barcelona The world’s biggest smartphone makers are preparing for the most important week of their year as...

    13. February 20, 2015

      Japan Display eyes boost from iPhone boom

      Japan Display is considering building a $1.7bn plant in central Japan with financing from its key client Apple in...

    14. February 18, 2015

      Sony to spin out division behind the Walkman

      First it was PCs, then televisions. Now, Sony is spinning off its Walkmans too. The Japanese electronics group said on...

    15. February 17, 2015

      Apple wins patent for wireless head-mounted display using iPhone

      Apple has been awarded a patent for a headset that slots the iPhone in front of the eyes, sparking speculation that it might...

    16. February 15, 2015

      Sony targets self-driving car technology

      A niche product that most consumers will never notice has helped propel Sony’s share price to a near five-year high: image...

    17. February 5, 2015

      Sony: getting religion

      Faith: a strong belief based on conviction rather than evidence. Seldom do the faithful reap the kind of earthly rewards...

    18. February 4, 2015

      Sony buoyed by strong PlayStation sales

      Following years of redundancies and a significant pullback from many of its consumer electronics businesses, Sony hopes it...

    19. January 29, 2015

      Spotify hires Goldman to raise near $500m

      Spotify has hired Goldman Sachs to raise about $500m, a new round of financing that is expected to value the music streaming...

    20. January 28, 2015

      Sony drops music service in favour of Spotify deal

      Sony has beaten a retreat in music streaming, closing its Music Unlimited service in favour of a distribution deal with...

    21. January 19, 2015

      Sony’s backers focus on bigger picture after cyber attack

      For all the financial troubles Sony has faced in recent years, it is hard to imagine an incident more damaging to its...

    22. January 16, 2015

      Smartphones in pipeline that offer more for less

      The smartphone market is set for lots of changes this year, but big, category-changing innovations are unlikely, according...

    23. January 16, 2015

      UK police arrest man over gaming cyber attack

      The police have arrested a teenager in northwest England as part of an investigation into a cyber attack on Sony’s...

    24. January 12, 2015

      Obama calls for cyber security bill ahead of Centcom Twitter hacking

      President Barack Obama unveiled a new plan to boost cyber security on Monday just as hackers claiming to be Islamist...

    25. January 7, 2015

      FBI details North Korean attack on Sony

      The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has offered fresh details of the cyber attack on Sony Pictures as he...

    26. January 7, 2015

      Currency swings pose challenges for Asian groups

      Viewed from the South Korean port of Ulsan, home to the world’s largest shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries, it is jackpot...

    27. January 6, 2015

      Sony chief condemns ‘vicious’ cyber attack

      Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai said both former and current employees at its movie studio were victims of “one of the most...

    28. January 5, 2015

      China’s M&A mission to reach for the stars

      In 2010, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the storied Hollywood studio behind classics from The Wizard of Oz and James Bond to The...

    29. January 4, 2015

      Virtual and augmented reality look to sharpen the picture at CES

      Several start-ups and many of the biggest names in technology are lining up to show off their virtual reality headsets at...

    30. January 4, 2015

      North Korea blasts US over new sanctions amid cyber attack feud

      North Korea has blasted the US for imposing fresh sanctions against it, reiterating its denial of involvement in a cyber...

    31. December 30, 2014

      Restructuring costs weigh down Japan Inc

      Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe promised further economic stimulus measures after winning a new four-year term this month...

    32. December 26, 2014

      North Korea farce packs US theatres

      The jokes were frequent and raunchy, the bloodshed comically exaggerated, and the audience ate it up at a sold-out Christmas...

    33. December 24, 2014

      Stocks end shortened day just short of highs

      Wednesday 20:00 GMT. US stocks lost momentum during a holiday-shortened trading day in the US, despite earlier gains in...

    34. December 23, 2014

      N Korea film to show in some US cinemas

      Sony Pictures will release The Interview in a limited number of theatres on Christmas Day after earlier scrapping the film’s...

    35. December 23, 2014

      Apple-led Rockstar sells phone patents in $900m deal

      Rockstar, an intellectual-property consortium led by Apple and Microsoft, has ended its litigation against Samsung, LG and...

    36. December 22, 2014

      Sony to tighten control of US film unit

      As the consequences of a massive cyber attack on Sony’s US movie studio were unfolding, an eerie silence fell on the group’s...

    37. December 22, 2014

      N Korea threatens attacks on US after being blamed for Sony hacking

      North Korea has warned of strikes against key sites in the US in retaliation for Washington blaming Pyongyang for the recent...

    38. December 19, 2014

      Financial crises are nothing new

      This week, one commentator referred to the general level of upset over the threats to Sony and its movie about Kim Jong Un...

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