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# sony - Saturday 2 March, 2019

10 stunning photos from Sony World Photography Awards' Open competition
# Snap Snap
# Snap Snap

10 stunning photos from Sony World Photography Awards' Open competition

Mar 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 33,629 Views 14 Comments

The categories include Natural World, Portraiture, Landscape and Architecture.

# sony - Friday 20 April, 2018

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry
# Ballyvourney
# Ballyvourney

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry

Apr 20th 2018, 11:44 AM 55,608 Views 40 Comments

British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

# sony - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
# Game Of Thrones
# Game Of Thrones

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

Aug 8th 2017, 11:21 AM 27,981 Views 36 Comments

They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.

# sony - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world
# A Picture Paints...
# A Picture Paints...

Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world

Mar 4th 2017, 9:00 PM 37,814 Views 14 Comments

Irish photographer Ivor Prickett is among those shortlisted for a Sony World Photography award.

# sony - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Paul McCartney is suing Sony to get the rights to Beatles songs back
# We Can Work It Out
# We Can Work It Out

Paul McCartney is suing Sony to get the rights to Beatles songs back

Jan 19th 2017, 7:07 AM 14,839 Views 45 Comments

Duran Duran lost a similar case in December.

# sony - Monday 26 December, 2016

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account
# Suspicious Messages
# Suspicious Messages

Britney Spears claimed to be dead in suspected 'hack' of Sony Twitter account

Dec 26th 2016, 2:58 PM 16,798 Views 31 Comments

A Bob Dylan account also tweeted that Spears was dead.

# sony - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 17,105 Views 9 Comments

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

# sony - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The simple contact lens could be the next place for your camera
# Eyeful
# Eyeful

The simple contact lens could be the next place for your camera

May 3rd 2016, 3:17 PM 9,529 Views 7 Comments

The latest patent awarded to Sony describes a contact lens that can take photos by recognising deliberate blinks.

# sony - Monday 22 February, 2016

Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'
# Court Case
# Court Case

Taylor Swift donates $250k to help Kesha's 'financial needs'

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:07 AM 30,715 Views 44 Comments

A judge refused to end the singer’s six-album contract with Sony.

# sony - Monday 21 December, 2015

Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around

Dec 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 14,957 Views 21 Comments

The mid-range series has been a highlight in Sony’s smartphone portfolio, and it’s still going strong.

# sony - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy
# Will Smith
From The42
# Will Smith

Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:29 PM 4,986 Views 1 Comment

Leaked emails appeared to show some of the script was softened.

# sony - Monday 6 July, 2015

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day
# Prototype
# Prototype

This is the Nintendo PlayStation that never saw the light of day

Jul 6th 2015, 12:34 PM 16,928 Views 29 Comments

Both Sony and Nintendo had a partnership during the early 90s, but disagreements over licensing saw them go their separate ways.

# sony - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures

Jun 30th 2015, 12:35 PM 10,205 Views 6 Comments

The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.

# sony - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Sony surprised everyone at E3 with two blasts from the past
# Fan Favourites
# Fan Favourites

Sony surprised everyone at E3 with two blasts from the past

Jun 16th 2015, 11:05 AM 16,655 Views 26 Comments

And it only took 18 years for one to become a reality.

# sony - Friday 24 April, 2015

This is how much Sony offered Daniel Craig just to hold its new phone
# James Bond
# James Bond

This is how much Sony offered Daniel Craig just to hold its new phone

Apr 24th 2015, 9:53 AM 24,747 Views 21 Comments

But the star resisted because Bond ‘only uses the best’.

# sony - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Ben Affleck wanted to hide his slave-owning ancestor from documentary
# Finding Your Roots
# Finding Your Roots

Ben Affleck wanted to hide his slave-owning ancestor from documentary

Apr 19th 2015, 3:54 PM 20,981 Views 34 Comments

It was for a show about his family’s past.

# sony - Friday 17 April, 2015

Here's what the leaked Sony Pictures emails reveal about Irish actors
# Wikileaks
From The Daily Edge
# Wikileaks

Here's what the leaked Sony Pictures emails reveal about Irish actors

Apr 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 9,849 Views 3 Comments

And directors. And authors. And TV shows.

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
# Data Dump
# Data Dump

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

Apr 17th 2015, 1:08 PM 15,819 Views 24 Comments

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

# sony - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Some great smartphones were announced this week, but what are they like?
# Pick Of The Bunch
# Pick Of The Bunch

Some great smartphones were announced this week, but what are they like?

Mar 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 18,486 Views 0 Comments

All the big players revealed their latest editions at Mobile World Congress this week, and it’s quite a lineup.

# sony - Monday 2 March, 2015

Sony ditches the flagship (for now) to focus on creating a standout tablet*
# 2k Display
# 2k Display

Sony ditches the flagship (for now) to focus on creating a standout tablet*

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 11,743 Views 4 Comments

*Also, it announced a mid-range smartphone, the M4 Aqua, to keep that business ticking along.

# sony - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Is this weird Sony contraption better than Google Glass?
# Eyesore
# Eyesore

Is this weird Sony contraption better than Google Glass?

Feb 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,290 Views 15 Comments

Yet they’re not exactly stylish, are they?

# sony - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!
# Workout
From The Daily Edge
# Workout

Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!

Jan 22nd 2015, 3:50 PM 3,401 Views 3 Comments

It’s a physically exhausting movie.

# sony - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI
# HIDE MY IP
# HIDE MY IP

North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI

Jan 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 29,998 Views 51 Comments

The FBI says they “got sloppy” and sometimes didn’t block their IP addresses.

# sony - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Sony hacks were 'extortionist efforts by criminals who attacked us': CEO
# All Eyes On Kim
# All Eyes On Kim

Sony hacks were 'extortionist efforts by criminals who attacked us': CEO

Jan 6th 2015, 1:45 PM 10,264 Views 25 Comments

But the company’s boss didn’t make any mention of North Korea in his first public comments about the cyber attacks.

Playstation 4 gives Sony something to shout about as sales top 18.5 million
# Sliver Lining
# Sliver Lining

Playstation 4 gives Sony something to shout about as sales top 18.5 million

Jan 6th 2015, 10:36 AM 5,338 Views 16 Comments

More than four million PS4 consoles were bought during the year-end holiday season, while game sales remained strong.

# sony - Sunday 4 January, 2015

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

Jan 4th 2015, 11:35 AM 19,698 Views 61 Comments

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

# sony - Friday 2 January, 2015

Sony is hoping discounts and extensions will make up for PSN's Christmas outage
# Sweetener
# Sweetener

Sony is hoping discounts and extensions will make up for PSN's Christmas outage

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:42 AM 10,490 Views 8 Comments

Playstation Network went down over the Christmas period after a group called Lizard Squad allegedly performed a cyberattack on it.

# sony - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea... Kim Jong Un gave a New Year's Day speech

Jan 1st 2015, 1:26 PM 13,510 Views 23 Comments

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# sony - Monday 29 December, 2014

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
# Fun And Games
# Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...

Dec 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,492 Views 18 Comments

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

# sony - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers
# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

Sony's Playstation network is up again as the company admits it WAS attacked by hackers

Dec 28th 2014, 12:05 PM 18,311 Views 40 Comments

No direct link is being made to the cyber attack over ‘The Interview’.

# sony - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014's biggest winners and losers from world of business
# Review 2014
# Review 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014's biggest winners and losers from world of business

Dec 27th 2014, 4:00 PM 12,659 Views 3 Comments

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# sony - Friday 26 December, 2014

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?
# Kim Kringle
# Kim Kringle

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 3:08 PM 41,409 Views 51 Comments

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good?
# Don't Believe The Hype
# Don't Believe The Hype

So after all that hassle is The Interview actually any good?

Dec 26th 2014, 9:55 AM 21,398 Views 36 Comments

The reviews are mixed to say the least.

# sony - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The Interview can now be streamed on Youtube (with a little help from Ireland)
# Pay Per View
# Pay Per View

The Interview can now be streamed on Youtube (with a little help from Ireland)

Dec 24th 2014, 8:06 PM 22,072 Views 22 Comments

Payments for the US-only rental are being powered by Stripe.

# sony - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Sony is now going to release The Interview to "the largest possible audience"
# Pr Money Can't Buy
# Pr Money Can't Buy

Sony is now going to release The Interview to "the largest possible audience"

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:20 PM 32,210 Views 76 Comments

Only 200-300 cinemas are, however, expected to show the film.

# sony - Sunday 21 December, 2014

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack
# Hacking
# Hacking

US to review North Korea terror status after Sony hack

Dec 21st 2014, 7:40 PM 12,080 Views 40 Comments

President Barack Obama said the hacking incident was not an act of war.

# sony - Saturday 20 December, 2014

North Korea: 'We had nothing to do with the Sony attack'
# Proposal
# Proposal

North Korea: 'We had nothing to do with the Sony attack'

Dec 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 18,192 Views 72 Comments

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech
# Sony Hack
# Sony Hack

Opinion: Sony has capitulated to terrorist demands – it will have a chilling effect on freedom of speech

Dec 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 78 Views 52 Comments

Pretty much any nefarious tin-pot dictator can pay hackers to go do a job for them. Will the people of the free world just throw their hands up in surrender?

# sony - Friday 19 December, 2014

Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack
# The Interview
# The Interview

Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack

Dec 19th 2014, 10:52 PM 26,133 Views 102 Comments

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

Cinemas now can't even show Team America: World Police From The Daily Edge

Cinemas now can't even show Team America: World Police

Dec 19th 2014, 9:11 AM 3,310 Views 10 Comments

Boo.

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