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Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

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Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014

'Sony doesn't understand security': Why PlayStation Network is such an attractive target for hackers

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Sony’s poor reputation for security and the prestige of taking down a gaming giant attracts hackers
27 Aug 2014

Sony's PlayStation Network hit by DDoS attack

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No evidence of personal information being accessed or any intrusion into the network, claims Sony
26 Aug 2014

Sony slashes earnings forecast to just 10 per cent of initial outlook

Third time in 2014 - and it’s only May
01 May 2014

Sony Pictures CIO calls for greater IT collaboration between competing studios

Eric Iverson wants studios in the US to collaborate with European studios on certain aspects of IT
25 Mar 2014

Sony in talks to flog flagging PC business

Investment fund Japan Industrial Partners kicking the tyres on proposed £300m sale
05 Feb 2014

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the "battle for the living room"

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - not really the productivity solutions some may have hoped for
08 Jan 2014

Sony wins the opening round of next-gen games console battle

Both Sony and Microsoft claim one million-plus sales – but Sony does so over fewer countries
25 Nov 2013

Sony cuts 2013 profit forecast by 40 per cent

Tech giant expects to make only £190m for the year
31 Oct 2013

Sony drops appeal against £250,000 ICO fine for PlayStation hack

PS3 and PS4 manufacturer says it still disagrees with the fine, but won't continue to fight against it
15 Jul 2013

Build a spin-off entertainment arm, Third Point hedge fund urges Sony

Investor ups stake but lays down law to struggling electronics firm
18 Jun 2013

Sony Xperia Z vs Apple iPhone 5 head to head review

Computing pits Sony's rugged flagship against Apple's premier handset, the iPhone 5
14 Jun 2013

Sony recruits former Apple execs as shift to mobile gathers pace

Eikoh Harada and Tim Schaff move to firm, which is trying to claw back customers from Samsung and Apple
30 May 2013

Sony cuts smartphone and camera sales targets for 2014

£2bn shaved off phone and tablet estimate
22 May 2013

Microsoft takes on Sony PS4 with new Xbox One games console

Sony shares stage "relief rally" at missed opportunity by Microsoft
21 May 2013

Sony makes £280m profit after four years of losses

Restructuring programme, weaker yen and asset sales all benefit Japanese firm
09 May 2013

Jordan unveils 25 teraflop supercomputer – based on Sony PlayStation 3 hardware

Twenty-five teraflop budget supercomputer now being used by Jordanian university
11 Mar 2013

Samsung to buy three per cent stake in Sharp

South Korean firm to invest £73m into Japanese rival
06 Mar 2013

Consumers need to take the FTTH fight to their MPs

"Broadband will be viewed as narrowband in the future," says Sony Pictures
22 Feb 2013

PlayStation 4 videogames console announced by Sony

Multiplatform interfacing the focus for new home gaming system
21 Feb 2013

Lack of fibre to the home holding back games industry - Ian Livingstone

Eidos CEO says Sony and Microsoft next-gen consoles will be "compromised" due to lack of superfast broadband
20 Feb 2013

American Express launches ‘pay by Tweet’ service

Unknown if service will launch in the UK
13 Feb 2013

H4cked Off: ICO's Sony fine is nowt but a slap on the wrist

Is the ICO too scared or too lazy to take on the private sector?
24 Jan 2013

ICO fines Sony £250,000 for PlayStation Network hack

Record fine for April 2011 data breach. Sony plans to appeal
24 Jan 2013