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Topic: Sony

'The Interview' Is Now a Rallying Cry for Freedom as It Shoots to No. 1 on Google Store Reviews are in: Go America

Call it a showing of Christmas Eve patriotism, at least for some viewers, as The Interview shot to the top-selling spot on Google's Play store almost instantly, after being released…

December 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

Snapchat Quietly Bought a Smartglass Startup Owned by the CEO's Friend Sony hack also reveals Evan Spiegel's outlook on advertising

It's not just Sony whose corporate secrets are being outed by an ongoing leak of hacked documents. Emails released today also reveal Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel green-lit the $15 million…

December 17, 2014, 5:49 PM EST

The 5 Most Embarrassing Revelations From Sony's Sprawling Hack Casual racism, star bashing and secret strategies suddenly go public

The true scope of a massive hacking attack against Sony Pictures remains unknown, but one thing is clear: Each new revelation seems to dig the studio only deeper into a…

December 13, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China Goes shopping for rights after big IPO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba…

October 24, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

How an Oil Painting Two Centuries Old Inspired PlayStation's Latest Salute to Gamers Art of the game

IDEA: There would seem to be a large cultural gap between 19th century art and 21st century entertainment. But BBH didn't see it that way. "The team came in with a…

September 9, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

Sharlto Copley and Michelle Forbes Will Star in PlayStation's Powers Susan Heyward plays a key role, too

Sharlto Copley will star as the lead in Powers, Sony PlayStation Network’s first foray into original programming. Copley, of District 9 and recent box office grand slam Maleficent, joins the…

August 18, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

Sony Is Targeting Influencers' Real-Life Friends It's employing Pursway's system

Pursway claims it can tap into Facebook and other social nets to target email, direct mail and social media messages to the family and friends of influential buyers. Its platform,…

August 12, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

Community Is Getting Its Six Seasons (No Movie Yet) Yahoo renews quirky sitcom the day contracts expire

Well, that was close. Sony's offbeat sitcom Community, canceled at the very last minute by NBC, has been renewed at the very last minute (a few hours before contracts with Sony…

June 30, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT

Marketers Are Ready for Google Android Everywhere From TVs to Watches It's 'a giant ad product'

Google’s Android makeover gives advertisers new canvasses to reach consumers from TV search to smartwatch notifications to shopping carts. The company is showing off its latest upgrades at its developers…

June 26, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

MLB 14 The Show Says Baseball Is Better With Shareable Web Content Players make the case through video vignettes

Fans will agree to disagree, but baseball die-hards will never let go of their firm belief that America's favorite pastime is the best out there. Capitalizing on that fanaticism, Sony…

June 25, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

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