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Sony fined £250,000 relating to the 2011 PlayStation hack news news

Sony fined £250,000 relating to the 2011 PlayStation hack

The Information Commissioner's Office believes the attack 'could have been prevented' by Sony.

Publish date Posted 11:23am at 24 Jan 2013
Sony agrees $1.1 billion sale of its New York headquarters news news

Sony agrees $1.1 billion sale of its New York headquarters

Sale to generate an operating-income gain of about $685 million from the sale.

Publish date Posted 10:56am at 18 Jan 2013
Sony denies Hirai is to replace Stringer as president news news

Sony denies Hirai is to replace Stringer as president

Kaz Hirai, current head of Sony consumer products, is not on the brink of replacing Sir Howard Stringer as Sony president, the electronics firm has confirmed.

2 Publish date Posted 12:12pm at 09 Jan 2012
PSN Pass unlikely to make Sony money, says Pachter news news

PSN Pass unlikely to make Sony money, says Pachter

Industry analyst Michael Pachter has spoken out against the PlayStation 3's new PSN pass, claiming that it's not being introduced at the right time, and is unlikely to make Sony any money.

2 Publish date Posted 5:31pm at 08 Jul 2011
Loud PlayStation 3 ads get Channel 5 in trouble news news

Loud PlayStation 3 ads get Channel 5 in trouble

Channel 5 has been rapped by Ofcom after airing what have been deemed "excessively noisy" sponsorship ads for PlayStation 3.

5 Publish date Posted 10:15am at 05 Jul 2011
New management team for Sony Computer Entertainment news news

New management team for Sony Computer Entertainment

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has announced the appointment of Kaz Hirai as chairman, and Andrew House as president and Group CEO of SCEI, effective September 1, 2011.

Publish date Posted 8:44am at 29 Jun 2011
PlayStation 3 hacker 'ready' for jail news news

PlayStation 3 hacker 'ready' for jail

Alexander "Graf Chokolo" Egorenkov, a German PlayStation 3 hacker, is confident he'll end up in jail after running out of money to fund his court battle with Sony.

3 Publish date Posted 12:36pm at 22 Jun 2011
Spanish police arrest PSN hackers news news

Spanish police arrest PSN hackers

Three members of hacking group Anonymous have been detained by Spanish police. One of the detained hacktivists had possession of a computer server from which Anonymous attacked the websites of the PlayStation Store.

15 Publish date Posted 2:33pm at 10 Jun 2011
Hackers boast of new Sony hack news news

Hackers boast of new Sony hack

Latest attack was taking place this morning, claims LulzSec.

9 Publish date Posted 11:37am at 31 May 2011
Namco: PSN outage probably hurt some devs news news

Namco: PSN outage probably hurt some devs

Tekken wasn't really affected, other than fans couldn't play online.

Publish date Posted 9:19am at 17 May 2011
Japanese authorities halt return of PSN in Japan news news

Japanese authorities halt return of PSN in Japan

Calls Sony's preventative measures 'incomplete'.

Publish date Posted 9:15am at 16 May 2011
PSN Dev warns Sony will lose developers over PSN hack news news

PSN Dev warns Sony will lose developers over PSN hack

Developers still left in the dark.

Publish date Posted 11:36am at 11 May 2011
Capcom: PSN outage costing thousands if not millions news news

Capcom: PSN outage costing thousands if not millions

Losing money it would use to bring new games to market.

3 Publish date Posted 9:35am at 10 May 2011
Hotz and Sony reach settlement news news

Hotz and Sony reach settlement

As part of the settlement, Hotz consented to a permanent injunction.

1 Publish date Posted 4:40pm at 11 Apr 2011
Sony still 'prepared to invest' in developers news news

Sony still 'prepared to invest' in developers

But only where there is a 'long-term creative benefit' to the platform.

5 Publish date Posted 1:04pm at 26 May 2010