- N Korea said to be behind massive attack on Sony
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. official says North Korea perpetrated an unprecedented act of cyberwarfare against Sony Pictures that exposed tens of thousands of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorist attacks that ultimately drove the studio to cancel all release plans for "The Interview," the film at the heart of the attack.
- Stars and others react to 'Interview' cancellation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars, politicians and pundits are weighing in on Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision Wednesday to cancel the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview," the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy at the center of the North Korean cyberattack that has seen thousands of Sony's private documents and other proprietary materials released online:
- Sony cancels 'The Interview' amid terror hack threats
NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."
- BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort
NEW YORK (AP) — BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones — and most smartphone customers — have embraced touch screens.
- Amid scrutiny, Uber says it will focus more on safety
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.
- Stolen emails reveal lapses in Sony security practices
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials.
- Dish adds Netflix app to some of its set-top boxes
NEW YORK (AP) — Dish is making it easier to watch video from an online rival, Netflix.
- On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'
NEW YORK (AP) — Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter?
- Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers hundreds of millions of dollars in charges for text message alerts and other services that they didn't order.
- Napster co-founder to invest in allergy research
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods.
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