The Digest: New details on Sony hack… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] FBI Director Comey reveals new details on the Sony hack | The Verge "Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Manhattan, FBI director James Comey went into more detail about how the FBI determined North Korea was behind the recent digital attacks on Sony Pictures, which culminated in the partially canceled release of The…

The Digest: Sony condemns attack… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Sony condemns 'vicious' cyber attack | BBC News "Sony has condemned the 'vicious' cyber attack that led to it suspending the release of its film The Interview. Sony boss Kazuo Hirai used his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to attack the hackers who penetrated the firm's internal network.…

The Digest: Zuckerberg’s resolutions… and 3 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Mark Zuckerberg asks Facebook users to suggest his personal challenge for 2015 | The Guardian "Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg sets himself a personal challenge every year, from wearing a tie every day in 2009 and learning to speak Mandarin in 2010 to only eating meat in 2011 if he killed the animal…

The Interview: It appears that Sony does NOT want to make a lot of money from this film

It may not be the best film of 2014, but Sony's The Interview - starring Seth Rogen and James Franco - is probably the most talked about. After much will-they-won't-they-oh-yes-of-course-they-will, Sony decided to ignore threats of reprisals and release the controversial comedy on Christmas Day - in about 300 independent US cinemas and on VoD…

The Digest: Gmail blocked in China… and 5 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Google’s Gmail blocked in China | The Guardian "Google’s Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world’s biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the country’s 'great firewall' was to blame. Large numbers of Gmail web addresses were cut off in China on Friday, according to GreatFire.org, a…

The Digest: Apple ‘failing to protect workers’… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers' | BBC News "Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. Filming on an iPhone 6 production line showed Apple's promises to protect workers were routinely broken. It found standards on workers' hours, ID…

The Digest: Sony caves in to hackers… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Sony bosses cancel The Interview release | Hollywood.com "Sony Pictures executives have officially pulled plans to release Seth Rogen and James Franco's controversial new comedy The Interview after hackers threatened the safety of filmgoers." More on this story Whodunnit? The Mystery of the Sony Pictures Hack | BBC News North Korea behind Sony…