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U.S. charges North Korean in Sony hack and WannaCry attack

Sep 7, 2018

U.S. charges North Korean in Sony hack and WannaCry attack

A computer programmer working for the North Korean government has been charged with hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment and unleashing the WannaCry ransomware virus, which infected computers in 150 countries and crippled parts of the British health care system, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Park Jin Hyok, ...

Sony starts taking advance orders for new version of Aibo robot dog

/ Jul 19, 2018

Sony starts taking advance orders for new version of Aibo robot dog

Sony Corp. started accepting advance orders Thursday in Japan for its new artificial intelligence-equipped Aibo robot dog, making it possible for every would-be buyer to own the electric pet amid greater-than-expected demand. In January when Sony released an upgraded version of AIBO — its predecessor ...

Vaio to be first in nation to screen VR movies in a theater

/ Jun 26, 2018

Vaio to be first in nation to screen VR movies in a theater

Vaio Corp., the Sony Corp. computer spinoff, said Tuesday it will begin showing virtual reality movies in a theater in the capital's Shinjuku district on July 2. Vaio, which took over Sony's personal computer business, is hoping to expand the VR market by combining the ...