Qriocity
Gaming

Sony brings Qriocity, PlayStation Store back to Japan

Two and a half months after suspending service due to a massive data breach, Sony is bringing Qriocity and the PlayStation Store back to Japan this week.
Computing

Sony: Full restoration of Qriocity services starts Thursday

According to a press release issued by Sony, all Qriocity services will finally be restored on Thursday.
Gaming

Sony promises full global PSN restoration this week

Sony promises to restore full PSN service, including the return of the PlayStation Store and in-game purchases, sometime this week.
Computing

Sony launches sign-up page for free identity theft protection following network breach

Sony launches an enrollment page for the previously promised free year of identity theft protection from Debix following April's network breach that led to the shutdown of the PlayStation Network, Qriocity and Sony Online Entertainment…
Gaming

Sony network breach to cost company $170 million

Sony expects losses of roughly $170 million for fiscal 2011 stemming from the April network breach, which, along with the March earthquake in Japan, puts the company's expected losses this year at $3.1 billion.
Computing

Sony CEO defends company response time to network attack

Sony CEO Howard Stringer defends the week-long delay between Sony's online services being shut down and customers being alerted to the network data theft.
Gaming

Sony announces PSN Welcome Back program, includes free games

Following a data breach a month ago which resulted in the suspension of its PSN gaming services, Sony has announced details of its long-awaited Welcome Back program.
Gaming

PlayStation: Here’s what we’ve restored so far

Sony PlayStation is trying to keep its customers aware of its restoration process and offers a glimpse into returning services.
Gaming

PSN update now live across the U.S., go change your password now

Sony's PSN is now back online with limited functionality across the United States, along with a system update requiring a password change.
Gaming

Sony’s letter to publishers about PSN outage

Sony PlayStation offers more explanations but no restoration date concerning its PSN outage.
Computing

Hacker group Anonymous issues sharp response to Sony downtime accusations

Hacker group Anonymous issues a press release denying any responsibility for the ongoing Sony online service outage and attacking reports to the contrary that have been circulating in the media.
Computing

Sony downtime continues, company shooting for full return by May 31

A Sony spokesperson reveals that the company is looking at a May 31 deadline for a full restoration of PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services as their third weekend offline comes to a close.