Sony faces 4th ex-employee lawsuit over hack
A former director of technology for Sony Pictures Entertainment has sued the company over the data breach that resulted in the online posting of his private financial and personal information.
Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas
The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes.
In United States, drones take off as Christmas gifts
Andrew Steele, 15, chose a drone as a Christmas present. And he's not alone. Thousands of drone fans—young and old—turned out at a recent show in Los Angeles.
Seoul, Toyko pledge to work with US to combat cyber crime
South Korea and Japan on Saturday vowed to work closely with the US to combat cyber crime, after Seoul blamed North Korea for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures.
Japan scientists develop micro-fine adhesive sensors
Scientists in Japan have developed a sticky sheet of tiny sensors that can be put directly on moving joints, beating hearts or other living tissues.
N. Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack
North Korea on Saturday called for a joint investigation with the United States into a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures, claiming it had means to prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with it.
Sony tells AFP it still plans movie release
Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has "caved" by canceling the release of "The Interview," and said it still hoped to release the controversial film.
Impoverished North Korea falls back on cyber weapons
As one of the world's most impoverished powers, North Korea would struggle to match America's military or economic might, but appears to have settled on a relatively cheap method to torment its foe.
Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach
Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.
Five ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack
The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card ...
PacifiCorp Energy pleads guilty in bird deaths (Update)
Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
NASA balloons begin flying in Antarctica for 2014 campaign
NASA's 2014-2015 Antarctic Scientific Balloon Campaign took to the skies Wednesday, Dec. 17, with the successful launch of the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA-III) from the Long Duration Balloon ...
Alaska fish adjust to climate change by following the food
Not all species may suffer from climate change. A new analysis shows that Dolly Varden, a species of char common in southeast Alaska, adjust their migrations so they can keep feasting on a key food source ...
2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision
When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but ...