- Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry
ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.
- Russia offers support to North Korea amid Sony hack
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang's anger was "quite understandable."
- Correction: NKorea-Mystery Outage story
LONDON (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about North Korea's Internet outages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Falkland Islands are located in the North Atlantic. The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic.
- UK body warns drone owners: Fly safely, or you'll be fined
LONDON (AP) — Got a nifty little drone for Christmas? If so, fly it carefully. Especially if you are in Britain.
- Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in reversal of plans
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the comedy depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
- Sony statement on the on-demand release of 'The Interview'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment issued the following statement Wednesday on the on-demand release of "The Interview":
- Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
- Where to watch 'The Interview' online
You don't need to leave your house to watch "The Interview." Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms Wednesday.
- Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cats these days aren't associated with deities the way they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer.
- Sony, YouTube will stream 'The Interview' on Thursday, source says
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony, YouTube will stream 'The Interview' on Thursday, source says.
- Sony tries to save face with 'Interview' flip-flop
ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's flip-flop on releasing "The Interview" shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields.
- Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited Christmas release
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Interview" was put back into theaters Tuesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited Christmas Day theatrical release for the comedy that provoked an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its cancelled release.
- Judge limits medical marijuana delivery app
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered a smartphone application that facilitates the delivery of medical marijuana to stop its activities in Los Angeles and to remove all reference to marijuana delivery within city limits.
- Too late: Cops' deaths highlight outdated systems
NEW YORK (AP) — After Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend and posted an online death threat against police, investigators in Maryland used modern cellphone tracking technology to follow his journey to New York City in real time.
- Group led by Apple and Microsoft sells patents for $900M
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group led by Apple and Microsoft has sold about 4,000 technology patents to patent management company RPX Corp. for $900 million.