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  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it’s apparent…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending December 22, 2014: Top Paid Books 1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand – 9780679603757 – (Random House Publishing Group) 1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – 9780307588388 – (Crown Publishing Group)…

  • Review: Who needs a separate camera with these 3 phones?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Phones have gotten so good at taking photos that I rarely bring along a stand-alone camera anymore. Of course, a phone is never going to replace a full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera,…

  • A look at North Korea’s limited Internet capabilities

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An hours-long Internet outage Tuesday in one of the world’s least-wired countries was probably more inconvenient to foreigners than to North Korean residents, most of whom have never gone online.…

  • Ice buckets, breaking the Internet: A year in pop culture

    Just for fun, let’s try to picture the year in pop culture, all in one image. We might begin with a singer oddly named Adele Dazeem, belting “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen.” Suddenly a…

  • 5 ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its…

  • Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping

    BERLIN (AP) — Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem.…

  • Companies’ data security in question after Sony hack

    ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack…

  • Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

    ATLANTA (AP) — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack…

  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

    It’s been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and…

  • Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2.Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 3. Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, Scott Cawthon 4. Trivia…

  • Communism to capitalism: Romania sees huge changes

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania has changed dramatically in the 25 years since the people rose up against dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, executed him and began the slow transformation to a market economy and democracy. Here…