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Sony moving PSN data center in hack response

Sony moving PSN data center in hack response

Sony still refuses to detail the exact exploit used to hack the PlayStation Network and its Qriocity streaming service, but has admitted that as well as updating the software security of the network, it is physically "moving our network infrastructure and data center to a new, more secure location." The changes are part of a number of steps Sony has been forced to take after reportedly pulling down the PSN after rampant piracy took hold.

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Sony Issues Update: PlayStation Network Account Information Compromised

Sony Issues Update: PlayStation Network Account Information Compromised

After many fits and starts, we finally have the real story of the the PlayStation Network outage. We had heard that there was an "external intrusion" into the network, we had heard that there had been rampant piracy, and we had been assured by Anonymous that they had nothing to do with it. Now Sony has issued a statement confirming that user account information has been compromised. See the full statement after the cut.

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PlayStation 3 Hacker George Hotz Donates $10k to EFF, Mocks Sony in Process

PlayStation 3 Hacker George Hotz Donates $10k to EFF, Mocks Sony in Process

If you'll take the time to remember back a few days ago, a lawsuit between Sony and PlayStation 3 hacker George "Geohotz" Hotz ended in an agreement that Hotz would never again tinker with the game console or any other Sony product ever again. During the suit, Hotz had thousands of dollars donated to his name in order to hire legal defense so that he might have a fair shot at defending himself against the army of legal beans Sony had/has working for them. Now that the suit is over, what happens to the $10,000 or so left over? Only Hotz knows for sure.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 16 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 16 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! It has been another busy week in the tech world with all sorts of cool and new tech and gear turning up so let's get to it. Monday Adobe Photoshop touch apps for the iPad surfaced that allow the user to interact with content on Photoshop running on a computer using the Apple tablet. It's really cool and turns the iPad into a heck of a drawing pad.

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SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

Welcome to another edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! Before we get into the meat today, I want to note that SlashGear will be at MWC 2011 next week and you can get your MWC fix by following the "MWC 2011" tag. Monday Canon outted a pair of new DSLR cameras for the entry-level user called the T3i and the T3. The cameras have nice features, the T3i will sell for $899.99 in kit form, and the T3 will be $599.99 in kit form.

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The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

IT HAS BEGUN! We are less than... 12 hours away from the biggest electronics and tech show of the year. Oh man is it CES? Yes it is. We're there, we're all pumped up, and we're about to give you such a coverage as you have never seen. You'd better get just as pumped up as we are about this. On the other hand, it's time to get eternally fearful like Evan, who columns My First CES, & Why I’m Scared Out of my Mind. Next, check out Chris Davies' column by the name of CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot. Don Reisinger brings up a find column point on I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. And take a peek at one gigantoric monster desktop replacement notebook review of the HP ENVY 17 3D Review by yours truly. And just SEE if you can sleep, just SEE if you can get a wink of sleep now that you know CES is tomorrow, starting bright and early. Morning time. CES. Be there. Be here.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 3 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 3 2011

Welcome to 2011! Are you ready for CES?! We've got the bulk of our crew heading out to Las Vegas today to bring you all the news as fast as we can deliver it - and that means instantly! Check us out here on SlashGear and on Android Community for up-to-the-minute updates straight from the source this whole week! But first, this morning, take a peek as Nintendo 3DS poses for clear spy shots [Update: Video!] Get your fanboy out and freak as a brand new DIY Return of the Jedi Lightsaber allows you to get as close as yet possible to making your own real one. Stay pumped up as the PS3 hack Geohot roots the system and takes Sony security to the shop for a cleaning. Take a peek at a big fat review of the HP ENVY 17 3D monstrous desktop replacement notebook by yours truly. Discover the past and the future of Nintendo in a column by Don Reisinger by the name of I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. Check it - as Nexus S overclocked to 1.2GHz with new Bionix NS1 kernel, and the Android SMS bug has now been updated to “Critical” priority. Wacky times are starting here on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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