Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing
Sony's 'The Interview' Available Online12/25/14
Sony makes 'The Interview' available online; Walmart launches an online gift card exchange program and small gains for tech stocks. WSJ's Mathew Passy has details on those stories and more.
BlackBerry Goes Back To Its Roots
DirecTV and Disney team up and a look at the BlackBerry Classic.
Sony to Release 'The Interview' in Theaters
Sony Pictures Entertainment will release "The Interview" on a limited number of screens Dec. 25, the studio said, six days after a hacking attack and terrorist threats led the company to cancel the comedy.
Internet Outage in North Korea
North Korea's internet is restored after a 9 hour outage; Starbucks and Square split; new study finds reading on gadgets can disrupt sleep and Google unveils song lyrics in search results. WSJ's Mathew Passy on these stories and more.
Oracle Agrees to Buy Datalogix Holdings
Oracle on Monday agreed to buy startup Datalogix Holding. Tom Ortuso has that story and more.
President Obama Addresses Sony Hack
President Obama responds to the Sony hack; Staples reveals details of their data breach; Google sues Mississippi's Attorney General and Blackberry makes an acquisition. WSJ's Mathew Passy with details on these stories and more.
BlackBerry's Loss Narrows, Revenue Falls 34%
Tom Ortuso has the latest on BlackBerry's earnings and a look at how technology stocks fared to end the week.
Traditional Retailers Challenge Amazon.com
Brick-&-mortar retailers mimic Amazon...Amazon rolls out a new delivery service...and Facebook will automatically enhance uploaded photos. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
Tech Stocks Soar Again
Technology stocks posted strong gains Thursday ... led by Oracle. Tom Ortuso reports.
A New Smartphone From Blackberry
Oracle posts stronger revenue, Blackberry's out with a new device, and Facebook launches automatic photo enhancement. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Tech Stocks Soar
Wednesday was a strong day on Wall Street and Blackberry's out with a new device. Tom Ortuso reports.
FCC To Hit Sprint With Record Fine
A look at technology to makes kids smarter - and - the reach of Apple Pay is growing. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Apple Gets Favorable Jury Verdict In iPod Trial
A jury ruled in favor of Apple on Tuesday in a class-action lawsuit that accused the technology giant of violating antitrust laws by suppressing competition for its iPod music players.
NBC Plans Online Stream of Its Network
NBC to offer online stream of its broadcast network; Google looks to challenge Amazon and the most search terms of 2014. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those tech stories and more.
Riverbed Agrees to be Bought Out by Thoma Bravo
Riverbed Technology agreed to be acquired by private-equity firm Thoma Bravo for about $3.6 billion. Tom Ortuso has that story and more.
Investigators Close to Tying Sony Hack to N. Korea
Investigators are close to pinning Sony hack on North Korea; Sony warns media outlets not to share sensitive data; a former iTunes engineer testifies to their anti-competitive practices and Oculus VR makes some acquisitions. WSJ's Mathew Passy on...
Tech Stocks Tumble
Iowa explores digital drivers license; Uber gets a reprieve in France...for now and tech stocks tumble with the broader markets. WSJ's Mathew Passy on these stories and more.
Equipment Makers Challenge "Net Neutrality" Rules
Priceline adds Apple Pay to its app...Gogo Wireless comes to more flights...and two start-ups secure new funding. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Google to Shut Down News Service in Spain
Google will shut down its news service in Spain; Sony to sell PS4 in China; Microsoft to start taking Bitcoins and small gains for tech stocks. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those headlines and more.
eBay Could Cut Thousands Of Jobs
Tesla vehicle registrations soar...A look at Shazam's new app...And the economic impact of broader broadband Internet access. The Journal's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
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