After Obama's criticism, Sony said theaters' decision not to show "The Interview" forced the studio to halt the release.
"I am sympathetic to the concerns that they faced. Having said all that, yes, I think they made a mistake," Obama said.
Staples confirmed on Friday a data breach that may have affected up to 1.2 million cards.
After resisting for several weeks, Chrysler is expanding a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the entire nation.
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President Obama said the U.S. will respond proportionally to North Korea regarding the hack on Sony. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the North Koreans are denying any involvement in the hack attack.