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  • Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice' Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    Obama said during a press conference Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in dropping "The Interview." This was their decision, " Sony said in a statement. Sony insists it has only cancelled the Christmas Day release and that it has been "actively surveying alternatives" to release the film on a different platform.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a dictator trying to impose censorship in the United States. Obama said the cyberattack "caused a lot of damage" to Sony but that the company should...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 19- Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive and chairman Michael Lynton said on Friday that the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview" after a cyberattack blamed on North Korea.

  • Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama' s remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not releasing its embattled film "The Interview":. We stand by our director members Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and hope that a way can be found to distribute the film by some means, to demonstrate that our industry is not...

  • The destructive nature of the attack, and threats from the hackers that led the Hollywood studio to pull a comedy movie depicting the assassination of North Korea's leader, set it apart from previous cyber intrusions, the FBI said. "As a result of our investigation, and in close collaboration with other U.S. government departments and agencies, the FBI now has...

  • President Obama: We will respond to N. Korean hack  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    President Obama says he finds it interesting the North Korean government attacked Sony regarding a satirical movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. He says the U.S. will respond.

  • President Obama shares his reaction to Sony's decision to pull its movie "The Interview" in the wake of hack attacks from North Korea.

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— 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. Sony said it had had no choice but to cancel distribution of the movie...

  • FBI: North Korea Gov't behind Sony attack  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The FBI have stated that North Korea's government is responsible for the Sony attack. Neil Ashdown, deputy head of Asia analysis at IHS, weighs in, saying that it's difficult to "definitively attribute" a hacking attack to a particular group or state.

  • Saving Atlantic City: Steve Schirripa  Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Actor Steve Schirripa, shares his thoughts on Sony's decision to pull the plug on "The Interview." And Schirripa weighs in on how to revitalize Atlantic City. Make it a city instead of a slum with casinos, says Schirripa.

  • Actor Steve Schirripa, talks about his high-end pasta sauce - "Uncle Steve's Italian Specialties." Also Schirripa shares memories of meeting Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas.

  • Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal? Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. Actors, filmmakers, politicians and pundits roundly denounced Sony's decision on Wednesday to nix "The Interview" in response to theater owners' refusal to show the Christmas release in light of threats invoking 9/ 11. But...

  • *White House not in position to confirm North Korea responsible. WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Dec 18- Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government response.

  • Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal? Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. Actors, filmmakers, politicians and pundits roundly denounced Sony's decision on Wednesday to nix "The Interview" in response to theater owners' refusal to show the Christmas release in light of threats invoking 9/ 11. But...

  • Sony hack cyber Pearl Harbor? Not quite  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Sony has canceled next week's planned release of "The Interview" after threats from hackers on movie theaters. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Eamon Javers, provide insight to the critical comments on the decision.

  • Sony cans 'The Interview'  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Sony is pulling the plug on next week's planned release of "The Interview" after threats from hackers on movie theaters. The FMHR traders share their opinions on the decision.

  • Sony fallout: What's next?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Discussing Sony's move to pull "The Interview" from theaters and the option of releasing the film online, with Brent Lang, Variety, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Sony options: Streaming deal on the way?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss Sony's controversial decision to pull "The Interview" from movie theaters.

  • Sony hack form of extortion: Expert  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Discussing the broader implications of the Sony hack after Sony Pictures pulled the release of "The Interview," with former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary, Robert Liscouski.

  • Cramer: North Korea a rogue nation  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the harsh reaction to Sony Pictures pulling the Christmas release of the controversial film "The Interview."

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    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.

  • A look at the massive hack attack at Sony and the nastiness it revealed, with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. It becomes a real business changer for a lot of people in Hollywood, says Auletta.

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