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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

December 21, 2014


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California puzzles over safety of driverless cars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe.

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Sunday 12/21/2014
US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

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Saturday 12/20/2014
North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 10:02 pm

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 9:00 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and sometimes embarrassing executive emails.

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AP source: US seeks China's help after cyberattack
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 9:00 pm

HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the U.S. has blamed on North Korea.

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'Dragon Age' tops AP critics' best games of 2014
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The top 10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten:

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Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business.

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Friday 12/19/2014
AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:01 am

GENEVA (AP) — Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and collective freedom of expression and an unwavering refusal to negotiate with anonymous terrorists.

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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 3:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government.

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