According to Software Advice, Heartbleed created the potential for other breaches and poor internal network security is a real threat to businesses.
Sony might sue Twitter to ban accounts that are posting leaked information. Social media has a huge impact on holiday shopping decisions this year. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Flickr halts sale of Creative Commons Wall Art amid complaints. WordPress 4.1 arrives with new theme, distraction-free writing, and more. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
The recent Sony hack revealed Snapchat’s business plans, thanks to emails from Sony entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, who is also a board member of the app.
The Sony leaks have revealed a lot of embarrassing information about how Hollywood functions. But the worst is this bad email etiquette from Channing Tatum.
Sophistocated cybercriminals hacked Sony and phished both Wall Street and health care industry executives.
Twitter reacts to Eric Garner decision with #CrimingWhileWhite, #BlackLivesMatter. Toyota launches #BuckleUpForLife car seat safety campaign. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Sony has released a new smartphone in its Xperia line, the Android-based Xperia E1, and this one is all about the music. The “music-focused” mid-tier phone demonstrates Sony’s “audio heritage” with a louder and clearer listening experience, the company said.
Features like a 100Db speaker and “shake-to-shuffle” controls aim to appeal to music aficionados. More music features, such as playlists, are accessible via the Walkman app. The phone comes loaded with a 30-day free pass to Sony’s Entertainment Network music streaming service. The phone also connects via Bluetooth, so fans can sync their music experience across devices. Read more
Sony said it has sold 2.1 million of its new PlayStation 4s in about two weeks. Fans snapped up a million of those units in the first 24 hours they went on sale Nov. 15.
“It’s an impressive and record-setting accomplishment for our company and for our industry, and we couldn’t have done it without you,” wrote Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, in a blog post. “I want to personally thank PlayStation fans, both old and new, for your vote of confidence.” Read more
The “SmartWig” by Sony is the latest device in the wearable technology sector.