On topic: Tech news to know now

Here’s what the tech world is talking about this morning:

Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live are still offline for many after being hit with a major denial-of-service attack on Christmas morning.

“The Interview” is a hit online, reaching No. 1 on YouTube Movies and Google Play, and being illegally downloaded almost a million times in just two days.

Tesla is set to announce an upgrade to increase its Roadster’s range by two-thirds.

For some, Facebook’s Year in Review is dredging up unhappy memories of  loved ones who died in 2014.

Amazon says it signed up more than 10 million new Prime customers over the holiday season.

The videos section on Facebook Pages is starting to look a lot like YouTube.

A new NSA report says it may have broken the law by spying on Americans for more than a decade.

Facebook fails in its attempt to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it scans private messages to create targeted ads.

One of the leaders of this year’s anti-Google bus protests in San Francisco says the campaign paid off, but tactics will shift in 2015.

Why do investors want to fire Twitter CEO Dick Costolo?

Leading business schools’ MBA programs have started taking cues from Silicon Valley.


At top: In this Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 photo, a shopper walks on the logo of Sony’s PlayStation 4 at an electronics store in Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)



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