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Sony hacking news:

  • “The Interview” numbers — box office and streaming ($15 million) — are in; also, the movie is now available on iTunes.
  • PlayStation Network is back up after three-day outage.
  • And ICYMI: North Korea blames the U.S. for recent Internet outage in that country.

Der Spiegel report based on Edward Snowden leaks shows capabilities and limits of NSA spying.

Yahoo Directory — the directory that launched the company — has shut down.

Facebook apologizes for algorithm-based “Year In Review” feature that prompted some users to revisit memories they didn’t want to.

Microsoft is building a new Web browser called Spartan, and it will be separate from Internet Explorer, according to ZDNet.

Bankruptcy court is allowing Aereo (the TV-streaming service that was forced to shut down) to auction off its assets.


Photo: Posters for “The Interview.” (AFP/Getty Images)


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