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Anonymous Denies Involvement in PSN Credit Card Theft

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We learned yesterday about Sony accusing Anonymous of facilitating the hacking of Sony’s servers, resulting in the PSN nightmare that has been going on the last couple of weeks. Anonymous has just responded. Thankfully for Sony, Anonymous didn’t respond with another DDOS. Instead, they took the more civil route and issued a press release. In it, the group says that ...

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Sony Didn’t Contact FBI Until Two Days After Data Theft

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Based on the most recent reports, Sony didn't make first contact with the FBI until two days after they discovered the security breach. What's more, they didn't meet up with FBI officials over the matter until five days later. During those five days, who knows what the hackers were able to accomplish and how much of that could have been prevented with the right intervention.

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Sony Adds 25M Names to the Hacked List: PSN Service Delay Imminent?

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Oh Sony, how big and dangerous you have become. Many of you were excited with the latest news of PSN service coming back online shortly, but don't jump up and down just yet, because Sony has just announced (as of May 3) that their Sony Online Entertainment PC games network was also hacked.

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Poll: How has the PSN hack downtime affected you?

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We know you love your PSN, some of our gamers rely on it heavily to get through the day.  So tell us, how has the PSN being down affected you? Tell us in the poll below.

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PSN “Welcome Back” Program Includes Free PlayStation Plus

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Unless you've been isolating yourself in a WiFi-less mansion outside of Islamabad for the last while, you've likely heard about how Sony's PlayStation Network was compromised. Well, Sony is ready to bring PSN back to the masses over the next week with "Phased Global Rollout of Services to Begin Regionally," announcing a "Welcome Back" program.

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Sony Once Officially Supported Homebrew on PlayStation

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When the PS3 first hit the scene, one of the cooler features was being able to run Linux on it. Sony killed that with the release of the PS3 Slim in 2009, thanks to fears of piracy, but it also killed 13 years of love for homebrew. Yes, Sony once officially supported and endorsed the homebrew community.

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PSN Still Down, Was This A Retaliation?

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What could be one of the largest breaches in network security history, the PlayStation Network (PSN) was hacked over the last week where Sony admits hackers were able to retrieve the personal information and data of 77 million PSN accounts, including credit cards.

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Sony Unveils Android 3.0 HoneyComb Tablets with Dual-Screen too

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Sony is giving it their best effort to take on Apple's iPad and the array of other Android tablet's inching for a #2 spot in the tablet work. Sony's tablets, code named S1 and S2 consist of a single screen 9.4-inch tablet and a dual 5.5-inch screened tablet, both sporting 3G/4G and WiFi and will run on Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet-optimized OS.

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Stream Full Movies and TV Shows Free with Sony Crackle

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Sure, streaming media is nothing new. You can do that with no problem at all on Hulu or Netflix. However, there's just something to be said about free, and that's exactly the appeal of the Sony Crackle app for iPhone and iPad.

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What to Expect From Apple’s iPhone 5

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Every year around this time we get bombarded with a whole slew of rumors surrounding a new iPhone, and this year is no exception. You may have gotten lost in the sea of iPhone 5 rumors, so let's boil them all done in one convenient location.

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Kristen Schaal Helps Vodafone UK Pre-sell Xperia Play phones

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Vodafone UK is now selling pre-orders for the March 31 launch of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play, offering the phone, six pre-loaded games, Gingerbread and a “deck stand” all free if you order at least a two year, £35 monthly contract before April 1.

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Sony Scores First victory in Geohot Lawsuit Proceedings

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It's the jailbreak heard round the world. Based on Geohot's success in earlier, similar lawsuits, we assumed that his proceedings with Sony over the PS3 jailbreak would follow suit. Well, not exactly. Sony is successful in its first stab.

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NGP In, PSP Out: Sony to Dump PSP Price by $40 This Sunday

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If you're an avid reader of sites like Mobile Magazine, there's a good chance that you prefer to be on the bleeding edge of technology. If you're getting an Android phone, you want it to have the latest release from Google, right? And so, are you even the least bit interested in a price drop on the PSP?

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Sony’s VAIO S Has it All, From Integrated 3G to Blu-ray

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Sony Europe's new VAIO S series laptop is the ultimate workaholic's tool: A 128GB Solid State Drive for rapid startups, a dual-battery option for 14 hours of life between charges, 3G connectivity for internet "everywair" and a hybrid graphics system for the perfect balance between performance and stamina.

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Sony S1 Slate Concept: A PlayStation Tablet

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Will Sony’s rumored “tablet” concept live up to the expectations set by Apple's miraculous iPad? If not, will they supersede them? Let’s face it- the main things we all look for nowadays are versatility, battery life, and affordability. We have yet to see anything from one of the biggest players out there, Sony, and if anyone can pull it off to take a second place in the tablet world next to Apple it is Sony.

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