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    1. 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...

    2. December 23, 2014

      North Korea knows film’s mythmaking power

      At his year-end press conference last week, Barack Obama chided North Korea for feeling threatened by a Hollywood comedy....

    1. December 23, 2014

      North Korea internet cut in possible revenge attack

      North Korea’s links to the internet, already minimal compared with other countries of its size, were cut on Monday in the...

    2. 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...

    3. December 19, 2014

      Amy Pascal: A studio boss caught in real-life thriller

      From Senate intelligence committee rebukes over factual inaccuracies in the film Zero Dark Thirty to stinging criticism from...

    4. December 19, 2014

      North Korea hackers ‘world class’ reputation

      North Korean state media routinely boasts of the country’s military force, from its vast standing army to the “treasured...

    5. December 19, 2014

      Obama says Sony ‘made mistake’ in pulling film

      Barack Obama has rebuked Sony Pictures for withdrawing a satirical movie that prompted a cyber attack that US investigators...

    6. December 19, 2014

      Cyber security experts warn Sony hack could inspire copycats

      The Sony Pictures cyber security breach risks unleashing a wave of copycat attacks after the entertainment company showed...

    7. December 18, 2014

      Sony hack a US ‘national security matter’

      The White House said it is treating a sweeping cyber attack on Sony Pictures as a “serious national security matter”, as top...

    8. December 18, 2014

      Sony: hackwork

      One of most depressing features of brutish behaviour is how effective it can be. On Wednesday, Sony Pictures bowed to the...

    9. December 18, 2014

      Global stocks bolstered by Fed ‘patience’

      Thursday 21:00 GMT. Equity bulls came out in force in the wake of the US Federal Reserve’s pledge to be “patient” on raising...

    10. December 17, 2014

      Sony scraps release of ‘The Interview’ on hacker threat

      Sony Pictures has scrapped the theatrical release of controversial Seth Rogen comedy The Interview after a threat from cyber...

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      December 17, 2014

      Snaphack: Sony Pictures leak spreads to tech industry

      The damaging fall-out from emails leaked after the Sony Pictures cyber attack has spread to the technology industry, with...

    12. December 17, 2014

      US cinemas discuss whether to show Sony film ‘The Interview’

      US cinema chains are weighing whether to scrap screenings of The Interview, the film at the centre of the damaging Sony...

    13. December 15, 2014

      Sony tells media to ignore hacked emails

      Sony Pictures Entertainment has warned media outlets they could face legal action if they report the contents of stolen...

    14. December 10, 2014

      Expect dark sequels to the Sony hack

      Any good consultant can produce a report giving the answer the client prefers, and Kevin Mandia, the man hired by Sony’s...

    15. December 7, 2014

      N Korea denies being behind Sony attack

      The Pyongyang government’s state-run media said the cyber attack on Sony’s Hollywood studio may have been the work of...

    16. December 5, 2014

      Sony cyber attack reveals hackers changing their stripes

      For marketing executives at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the hacking of the movie studio’s computer network two weeks ago...

    17. November 28, 2014

      Sony Pictures declines to reveal progress made fixing hacking

      Sony Pictures Entertainment is trying to restore its computer systems, five days after hackers claimed to have obtained “top...

    18. August 21, 2014

      Hollywood studios lament summer of plummeting cinema receipts

      There has been much gnawing of fingernails in the executive suites of Hollywood’s movie studios lately. After a record...

    19. May 5, 2014

      Sony and Televisa sign TV production deal

      Sony Pictures Television has struck a five-year agreement to produce 840 hours of programming with Televisa, the Mexican...

    20. February 5, 2014

      Sony: Five points to watch ahead of third-quarter results

      Sony investors have a long list of reasons to feel nervous before the Japanese group reports third-quarter results on...

    21. January 13, 2014

      EU probes Hollywood film licensing deals with pay-TV groups

      Brussels has launched a full antitrust probe into how big Hollywood studios sell pay-TV rights to screen blockbuster films,...

    22. January 9, 2014

      Digital film sales resuscitate Hollywood revenue stream

      Digital purchases of movies are increasing so rapidly they will have eclipsed slumping DVD sales by the end of 2014,...

    23. December 16, 2013

      Netflix wins rights to air ‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off

      The eagerly awaited spin-off of Breaking Bad, the critically acclaimed cable television series, will air first in big...

    24. November 21, 2013

      Dan Loeb builds $1bn-plus stake in Japan’s SoftBank

      Dan Loeb, the activist investor pushing for change at Sony, has revealed another “$1bn plus” position in a Japanese company,...

    25. August 2, 2013

      Clooney fires back at Loeb over Sony

      George Clooney has waded into the dispute between Daniel Loeb and Sony Pictures, with the Hollywood star calling the hedge...

    26. August 1, 2013

      Rothman joins forces with Sony Pictures

      Sony Pictures Entertainment has formed a joint venture with Tom Rothman, the former co-chairman of 20th Century Fox, in a...

    27. July 30, 2013

      Daniel Loeb ratchets up push to force Sony to split

      Daniel Loeb has ratcheted up his campaign to force Sony to spin off its film and music businesses in a blistering investor...

    28. July 8, 2013

      Disney saddled with $100m loss

      Walt Disney looks set for a writedown of at least $100m after the dismal opening weekend performance of The Lone Ranger, its...

    29. May 5, 2013

      Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television

      Steve Mosko has a theory about successful people. “Somewhere along the line they were wronged [by someone], or...

    30. February 27, 2013

      Sony chief sounds note of urgency

      Ten months after becoming Sony’s chief executive Kazuo “Kaz” Hirai knows the clock is ticking on his turnround strategy for...

    31. February 25, 2013

      CIA Iran drama wins on Oscar night

      Argo won the Oscar for best picture at the 85th Academy Awards on a night when no single film dominated the ceremony and Ang...

    32. January 10, 2013

      Hollywood stems home viewing decline

      Hollywood studios have stemmed a six-year decline in home entertainment sales, a key industry revenue stream, by selling...

    33. December 3, 2012

      Hunt for bin Laden cuts the CIA clichés

      Britain has MI6 super-spy James Bond, who recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first cinematic adventure; the US...

    34. November 15, 2012

      Sony – group bonding

      Oh, James. Bonds of two kinds have produced good things for Sony. Mr Bond’s latest outing in Skyfall, on course to be the...

    35. November 11, 2012

      Bond’s licence to thrill aids MGM IPO hopes

      James Bond is back with a bang after Skyfall scored the highest opening weekend performance by a film in the series,...

    36. October 4, 2012

      The Bond that yielded billions

      We expect some promotional puffery in the weeks leading up to the new James Bond film, Skyfall. But Everything or Nothing:...

    37. September 14, 2012

      James Bond trades martini for Heineken

      Heineken is taking a gamble on a €60m marketing campaign tied to a new James Bond film that has already upset some followers...

    38. August 30, 2012

      Sony aims for European smartphone market

      Kazuo Hirai, chief executive of Sony, has conceded the consumer electronics company is being forced by limited resources to...

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