Qriocity

Sony offers U.S. PSN and Qriocity users free identity theft protection for one year

Sony lays out the details of its complimentary identity theft protection program for U.S. customers, with similar announcements to follow soon in other regions.

Computing

Sony CEO Stringer says sorry for PlayStation problems

Sony's CEO Howard Stringer has apologized to users of the company's PlayStation Network and Qriocity services for the "inconvenience and concern" caused by the recent cyber attack, and told customers that the outage will end "in the coming days."

Computing

Sony details this week’s limited PSN and Qriocity return, ‘Welcome Back’ program

Sony details plans for the initial restoration of PSN and Qrirocity services, as well as its "Welcome Back" customer appreciation program.

Computing

Sony boss Kaz Hirai publicly addresses ongoing PSN and Qriocity service outage

Sony boss Kaz Hirai addresses the ongoing PlayStation Network and Qriocity service outage in a press conference, saying the plan is to have full service restored within the month.

Computing

Sony seeking ways to ‘make good’ on continuing PSN and Qriocity outage

Sony releases another Q&A addressing more common questions being lobbed in its direction as the ongoing PlayStation Network/Qriocity service outage continues into its tenth day.

Computing

Hacker forums suggest PlayStation data is up for sale

A security firm has said that recent discussions on underground Internet forums suggest that the recently stolen PlayStation data belonging to millions of gamers is now up for sale.

Gaming

Some Sony online services will be restored ‘within a week’

Sony posts a major update on the status of the PlayStation Network and Qriocity outages and associated data theft.

Gaming

First lawsuit against PlayStation filed as users report credit card fraud

The fallout from PSN's security breach continues, as a lawsuit is filed and subscribers report credit card fraud.

Gaming

Sony admits user data was compromised in PSN security breach

Sony has kept a fairly tight lid on its PSN and Qriocity outage, but has now revealed that subscriber information has been stolen.

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.

Gaming

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.

Computing

Sony bringing Music Unlimited to the PSP

PlayStation Portable owners will soon be able to tap into Sony's Music Unlimited streaming service starting at $3.99 per month.

Gaming

Sony confirms it will introduce tablet this year

Reports out of Japan say that Sony is on track to release a tablet in the very near future. Could it be the S1?

Android Army

Microsoft Ventura project to bring multimedia discovery

A Microsoft job posting makes its look like the company is considering a move to a cloud-hosted multimedia service currently dubbed "Ventura."

Apple

Sony S2 dual-screen clamshell tablet rumored for 2011

Sony may introduce the S2 dual-screen clamshell device in the coming year, a device we hesitate to call a tablet.

Android Army