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  • Obama monitoring cyber attack on Sony closely 3 hours 14 minutes ago

    Washington: Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government response. But the White House was not ready to...
  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack: A look at key developments 5 hours 37 minutes ago

    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 their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download....
  • Sony scraps release of 'The Interview' on hacker threat 18 hours 21 minutes ago

    Hollywood filmmakers and actors voiced outrage on Wednesday after Sony Pictures pulled the release of North Korea parody 'The Interview' following threats from hackers who waged a massive cyberattack on the movie studio. ...
  • Hollywood slams Sony, movie theaters for canceling 'The Interview' 23 hours 46 minutes ago

    Reuters: Hollywood filmmakers and actors voiced outrage on Wednesday after Sony Pictures pulled the release of North Korea parody 'The Interview' following threats from hackers who waged a massive cyberattack on the movie studio. Actors Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Rob Lowe, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and filmmaker Judd Apatow,...
  • Hackers threaten Sony, North Korea under the scanner Yesterday

    Sony is still reeling from a devastating hack that's embarrassed top executives and the a-list movie stars who've made billions for the company. Now, a new threat has emerged, involving the upcoming James Bond film. ...
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle Yesterday

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • 'My Birthday Song' navigates the space between real and surrealism, says director Samir Soni Yesterday

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-director Samir Soni is currently busy shooting his directorial debut 'My Birthday Song' in the capital with actor Sanjay Suri in the lead role. The crew of the film, co-produced by Soni and Suri under the latter's Kahwa banner, shot some scenes in south Delhi and Defence Colony...
  • Sony cancels 'The Interview' December 25 release Yesterday

    New York: 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 cancelling the December 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview." The cancellation, announced Wednesday, was a startling blow...
  • Hackers threaten 9/11-type attacks; Sony tells theatres they don't have to screen 'The Interview' 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Sony Pictures Entertainment has told theatre owners that they can cancel their plans to show "The Interview," according to multiple reports. The decision to debut the film on December 25 is now with individual theatre chains. This late Tuesday development comes just hours after the hackers issued threats against theatergoers...
  • Ex-employees sue Sony Pictures over hacked personal details 2 days ago

    New York: Sony Pictures Entertainment now faces two lawsuits from four former employees who claim the company did not do enough to prevent hackers from stealing nearly 50,000 social security numbers, salary details and other personal information from current and former workers. The lawsuits seek to gain class-action status on behalf...
  • Sony hacking highlights challenge to CEO Kazuo Hirai's 'One Sony' vision 3 days ago

    Tokyo: Leaked emails reveal a cultural gulf between Japan's Sony and Hollywood subsidiary Sony Pictures Entertainment, highlighting the challenge of CEO Kazuo Hirai to turn around the money-losing company under the slogan One Sony. The Japanese conglomerate is heading for its fifth net loss in six years, raising questions about its...
  • Death for rapists not wrong in certain cases, says TV actor Anup Soni on Delhi gangrape case 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape of a paramedical student on the night of December 16, 2012 in a moving bus in Delhi shocked the nation and brought it to a standstill. Chill runs down the spine whenever one reads about the sheer brutality inflicted upon the 23-year-old victim by six...
  • Is Andrew Garfield going to be in the next 'Spider-Man' movie? 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Emails from the recent hacking operation on Sony Pictures have revealed that if Marvel makes a deal with Sony for creative control, they will ditch actor Andrew Garfield and his other co-stars from 'The Amazing Spider-Man' franchise to start over with a clean slate. The emails have also revealed...
  • Hackers vs James Bond: 'Spectre' script stolen in Sony attack 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Early villains have emerged in the next James Bond film 'Spectre': hackers who stole a version of the screenplay as part of a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures. Producers of the James Bond films said they learned on Saturday morning that an early version of the 'Spectre' script...
  • George Clooney predicted Sony hack attack 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actor George Clooney had predicted the major hack attack against Sony Pictures employees, according to a leaked email of a studio executive. The major security breach has made headlines over the past few of weeks after activists illegally gained access to Sony's computer systems and databases last month (November...
  • Bigg Boss 8, Day 79: Aanchal Kumar calls Gautam Gulati cute, advises Diandra Soares not to take him to the washroom December 10, 2014

    Ignorant of what was in store for them, housemates started the day by performing household morning tasks. All the inmates assembled in the living area while Karishma announced the luxury budget task of the week, 'Party Toh Banti Hai'. To ensure the task was performed sans any complication, housemates are...
  • Sony employees receive email threat claiming to be from hackers December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio. The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace," the group that claimed responsibility for the...
  • 20 years of Sony PlayStation, the global gaming phenomenon that changed entertainment December 5, 2014

    Tokyo: Twenty years ago, a small grey box of electronic tricks made its debut in Japan, heralding the birth of the global gaming phenomenon that changed the entertainment landscape, launching titles that now outstrip sales from Hollywood's biggest franchises. The original PlayStation, which hit stores in early December 1994, brought revolutionary...