George Hotz
Cars

Self-driving retrofit software now available for free, but it comes with caveats

Regulators wouldn't permit Comma.ai to sell its retrofit self-driving device without proof of its safety, so now the inventor is giving the software away as open source code. Instructions for building the hardware are available free as…
Computing

Sony PS3 hacker George ‘GeoHot’ Hotz ‘works for Facebook’

Huge news in the hacker world: Renowned PS3 and iPhone jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz now reportedly works for Facebook.
Computing

Sony blames Anonymous for PlayStation Network data theft debacle

Sony says that the hacker group Anonymous is behind, or at least partially responsible for, the huge security breach of its PlayStation Network — a claim the elusive hacktivists firmly deny.
Gaming

Sony: No idea when PlayStation Network can be restored

First Sony said they were "rebuilding" their PlayStation Network after an intrusion; now they say they have no idea when it'll be back up.
Computing

Sony pegs loss of PlayStation Network and Qriocity service to an ‘external intrusion’

Sony officially confirms that the loss of service on PlayStation Network and Qriocity is the result of an "external intrusion," though hacker group Anonymous denies any involvement.
Gaming

PS3 hacker George Hotz fights back against Sony lawsuit

After taking a few rounds of beatings, the legal team of PlayStation 3 jailbreak hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz has come off the ropes swinging at SCEA and their lawsuit.
Gaming

Judge: Sony may access PS3 hacker GeoHot’s PayPal records

A California magistrate has granted Sony permission to access the PayPal records of hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz, who published the first-ever PS3 jailbreak online in 2009.
Gaming

Anyone who visited GeoHot’s PS3 jailbreak website is now part of Sony lawsuit

A judge has ruled that Sony may unmask the identities of anyone who visited the website of George "GeoHot" Hotz, which contained PlayStation 3 jailbreak tools.
Gaming

PlayStation hackers can unblock themselves

PlayStation hackers are fighting back against Sony by unblocking themselves, and even doling out their own bans.
Gaming

PS3 hacker raises money for legal fight against Sony

George "Geohot" Hotz, famed hacker of the iPhone and lately of the PS3, started a blog over the weekend to help raise funds for his legal fight with Sony.
Gaming

Judge rules PS3 hacker must hand over hard drive to Sony

A judge has refused to rescind a ruling that says PS3 hacker George Hotz must allow Sony to inspect his PC.
Computing

Will Sony open up the PlayStation Move to hackers?

It's possible that Sony is toying with the idea of giving users everything they need to hack Move controllers and bring motion control to a PC near you.