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Korut Sebut Tindakan Obama Seperti Monyet di Hutan Tropis

Konfrontasi-Korea Utara melancarakan serangan kata-kata dengan menyebut Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Obama seperti monyet seraya menuduh Washington sebagai penyebab putusnya internet di negara tersebut. Pernyataan dari Pyongyang ini dilontarkan di tengah konfrontasi kedua negara terkait The Interview, film parodi pembunuhan pemimpin Korea Utara, Kim Jong-un.

Sony's 'Interview' draws U.S. moviegoers who trumpet free speech

(Reuters) - "The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 movie theaters across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing many sell-out audiences and statements by patrons that they were championing freedom of expression.

Obama applauds release of controversial movie 'The Interview'

KONFRONTASI - The White House has announced that President Barack Obama welcomed a decision for screening a controversial movie about the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

“The president applauds Sony’s decision to authorize screenings of the film,” White House spokesman Eric Schultz said in a statement on Tuesday.

“As the president made clear, we are a country that believes in free speech, and the right of artistic expression,” he added.

Obama calls North Korea’s hack on Sony ‘cyber vandalism’

KONFRONTASI - US President Barack Obama has blamed North Korea again for a cyber attack on the US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment company that took place in November, calling it an act of “cyber vandalism.” 

During an interview with CNN that was recorded on Friday and broadcast on Sunday, Obama referred to North Korea’s alleged hacking of Sony Pictures, which is based in Culver City, California, as a “very costly, very expensive” move. 

“It was an act of cyber vandalism,” Obama told CNN's Candy Crowley on the “State of the Union” talk show. 

Pyongyang proposes joint probe with US on Sony hack

KONFRONTASI - North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the United States into the recent hacking of American Sony Pictures to prove that Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.

An unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement on Saturday that Pyongyang can prove it is not responsible for the hacking, which the US has already blamed on the Asian country.

The spokesman further warned of “serious” consequences if Washington refuses to accept the proposed inquiry and continues to accuse North Korea of being behind the hacking.

The Interview Gagal, Sony Picture Rugi USD 100 Juta

Konfrontasi - Divisi studio Sony Picture Entertainment terus diserang para peretas akhir bulan lalu sehingga rilis film kontroversial 'The Interview' pada  25 Desember batal. 

Banyak ancaman dari peretas agar tak merilis film yang dianggap menghina Korea Utara itu, perusahaan teknologi Jepang dikabarkan tak jadi menayangkan film tersebut. 

Akibat pembatalan itu, Sony ditaksir kehilangan US$100 juta, setara Rp1,26 triliun. Kerugian ini mencakup biaya produksi, pemasaran, dan penalti akibat pembatalan rilis film. 

Experia E4, Misi Rahasia Sony Rilis Maret 2015

Konfrontasi - Kesuksesan Xperia E3 yang dirilis dalam IFA 2014 September lalu segera diikuti suksesornya. Sony telah menyiapkan  Xperia E4 untuk mempertahankan pasar mid-range.

Situs TeleGuru asal Polandia menyatakan Xperia E4 akan diperkenalkan secara resmi pada gelaran Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 di Barcelona, Spanyol, awal Maret tahun depan.

Disebutkan juga, Xperia E4 bakal tersedia di pasaran sebelum akhir Maret 2015 dengan harga terjangkau, yakni 200 dolar AS atau sekitar Rp2,5 juta.

Serangan Siber Akibatkan Ribuan Data Sony Pictures Bocor

KONFRONTASI-Dampak dari serangan siber pada Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) terus berkembang, dilaporkan saat ini terjadi kebocoran dokumen nomor jaminan sosial 47.000 karyawan.

Harian The Wall Street Journal menyebutkan perusahaan data keamanan Identity Finder LLC menganalisa 33.000 dokumen SPE dan menemukan informasi pribadi, gaji, serta alamat rumah bagi individu yang bekerja di Sony Pictures sebanyak 2.000 orang.

Ultah, Sony Rilis 12.300 PlayStation 4

Konfrontasi – PlayStation 4 Limited Edition menjadi kado ultah ke-20 milik Sony Computer Entertainment. Sebanyak 12.300 unit PS4 berwarna abu-abu ini dijual terbatas.

PlayStation khusus itu didesain dengan warna abu-abu seperti edisi pertama. Selain itu, Playstation 4 edisi ulang tahun juga hanya diproduksi secara terbatas sebanyak 12.300 unit. Angka itu dipilih Sony untuk melambangkan tanggal peluncuran perdana PlyaStation pertama yang jatuh pada 3 Desember.

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