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Amazon Android-based tablet rumoured for fall release

All indicators point to Amazon readying a tablet for this year. And according to a report by the Wall Street Journal today, the online retail giant will introduce its first color offering "before

Published on: July 14th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

What an IP coordinator should know

By David French In a previous blog posting, we talked about the importance of having an IP coordinator on the team and how this role fits into an organization. We identified the role of

Published on: July 4th, 2011 IDG News Service

Canadians’ records stolen from Sony e-commerce site

The problems keep coming for Sony. On Tuesday the company confirmed that someone had hacked into its Web site and stolen about 2,000 customer names and e-mail addresses. Close to 1,000 of the

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Sony’s peril causes hackers to pile on the pressure

The apparent ease with which hackers have breached Sony networks in recent days shows how much work is still needed to fully secure the company's networks, analysts say.Sony, along with three external security

Published on: May 24th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Video Rewind: Ontario Privacy Commissioner takes stand against recent ‘disasters’

Speaking at a Toronto-based privacy conference today and in a blog post on ITBusiness.ca, Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian calls the recent privacy breaches involving Apple and Sony "unacceptable and avoidable." The privacy

Published on: May 5th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

iPhone tracking controversy & PlayStation breach: Both unacceptable and avoidable

The following is an excerpt from Commissioner Cavoukian’s keynote presentation at the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium on May 5, 2011. Privacy by Disaster is what you get when you don’t do Privacy by

Published on: May 5th, 2011 Ann Cavoukian

PlayStation Network breach timeline: from compromise to compensation

This is a timeline of major events associated with the attack on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services.Dates are given relative to the location the events took place. Sony announcements, released globally,

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Martyn Williams

PlayStation network hack results in massive-scale identity theft

The massive Sony PlayStation Network data breach that exposed personal and password information -- and possibly credit cards -- of an estimated 77 million people is an identity-theft bonanza."This is a gold mine

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Catastrophic Playstation breach: Inventory of what you may have lost

By Claudiu Popa  For the past few days, we’ve been privy to tidbits of information about the recent PlayStation Network breach (heretofore known as the PSN Breach) often dismissive and always shrouded in

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Getting a grip on Sony’s S1, S2 Android tablets

Sony will take its first step into the tablet market later this year when it launches two devices. Prototypes of the two tablets were previewed at a Tokyo news conference on Tuesday, but

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Martyn Williams

VAIO Y Series: Fantastic netbook, so-so ultraportable

Upon first seeing the new Sony VAIO Y Series laptop (model VPCYB15KX), your first thought will likely be, "That is a very pink laptop." Virtually everyone in the PCWorld offices who saw our

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Jason Cross

Video Rewind: Hands-on review of Kobo e-reader

The e-reader industry has become a competitive one over the past two years, with many publishers offering hardware to the market. Amazon innovated the space with its Kindle, and Sony quickly followed with

Published on: February 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Windows 7 holiday tech toys

Apple products get a lot of play on Christmas wish lists, and for good reason. Who wouldn't want to wake up to find a new iPod stuffed into their stocking toe, or unwrap

Published on: December 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Sony VAIO Z-series ultraportable offers high-end specs

Sony's VPCZ137GX strikes a balance between portability, ergonomics, and performance that's hard to beat. It's not quite as light or as small as many of its ultraportable competitors, but it offers a 13.1-inch,

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Jon L. Jacobi