Great news for Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. China has canceled its limitations related to distribution of gaming consoles throughout its territory. So far, the gaming consoles in China were strictly limited to the free zone of Shanghai. Now, all doors are wide open, for the first time.
This is going to create an unparalleled gold rush for gaming consoles. China is the promised land for any manufacturer in the cyber field. Yet, we have to worn you that this is not going to be an easy ride, as it may seem at the first glance. Why?
Just because China has decided to suspend some of its commercial limitations, it does not mean that the censorship is being canceled, as well. In other words, you may get any console in China you want, but this does not mean you can play any game you want on them.
Either way, our hats off to China, for this unexpected, but highly appreciated decision. We are more than sure that the busy little business bees in Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony, are already dreaming huge. Who is to blame them. The Chinese dream has become a reality.
We just cannot close the final chapter of our controversial and intriguing story about the Interview, can we? Here is the latest news. In some strange and quite an unorthodox way, it turns out that this was a win-win situation for both parties. How could this be? Well, it is surprisingly simple and obvious.
On the one side, we have the North Korea, which was able to demonstrate both willingness and capacity in order to protect the image if their indisputable leader. In addition, the North Korean cyber capacities have been underestimated and even ridiculed, for quite some time. What happened?
The notorious hacker’s group called the Bureau 121 proved them all wrong. On the other side, Sony Pictures had a unique opportunity to enjoy itself in a free advertising on a global scale. They just could not ask for a better chance to promote their newest film than this annoying hacking trouble, could they?
When you put the things in this way, it seems that actually no one got hurt. However, this is not entirely true. Sony has some questions to ask about its cyber security system. The North Korean regime is in a serious trouble, if a movie can shake its foundations. Maybe, this was a lose-lose situation.
This is definitely not a Christmas story you want to hear at this time of the year. Yet, we have no other choice than to bring this one up. There was an unfortunate and unwanted Christmas break for the gamers on both Sony PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. Microsoft and Sony have already apologized.
On the other hand, the Lizard Squad let us know that they are responsible for these attacks. There is no way, who has volunteered to save the day for gamers. The notorious Kim Dotcom has reached one of the most unusual deals in the entire cyber history. The Xbox and the PSN are safe and sound thanks to him.
So, what happened? Well, for what is worth, Kim has promised a free service of his brand new Mega server thing to the Lizard guys. In return, this group will forget about the Microsoft and Sony PlayStation gaming servers for a while or for good. That is not quite sure. The problem is solved. For now.
In the meantime, Sony has offered to give additional five days to the existing accounts to ease the pain. Who knows, maybe this is the fresh start of Kim Dotcom as the most unusual consultant in the matters of the cyber security. What can we say? Nothing but the very best for him and troubled Sony.
Great news, cyber boys and girls. Sony is going to make it up to you for the Christmas trouble. You will get extra five days on your account. We have already written about it. The hacker’s group called the Lizard Squad was responsible for the attacks on both PSN ans Xbox One network. No network. No game.
Do you have any idea, who has saved the day? One of the least likely guys you could have possibly expected. No more and no less, than Kim Dotcom himself had to intervene here. He has reached some kind of a deal with the Lizard Squad members. They will spare the PSN and Xbox One from future attacks.
Is this a complete surprise or what? What happened to a rule that a friend of my enemy is supposed to be my enemy by default? Kim Dotcom is a hero of this story. Maybe, this is the way how Sony should solve its problems with the Interview movie and the North Korean bad boy Kim Jong Un.
One more accidental hero for Sony can be the extremely controversial and influential Dennis Rodman. Perhaps he can change the color of his hair and the mind of his friend Kim Jong Un. Right now, Sony needs all the help it can get right now. No matter how the helping hand is covered in tattoos.
The Interview has entered the movie theaters. For what is worth, not on a full scale as planned. If you have a reason to fear that someone will conduct a terrorist attack in the darkness of the movie theater, you have an option to rent this movie online and watch it absolutely safely. Or not?
Maybe, the notorious Bureau 121 from the North Korea has the capacities to attack every single computer on this planet, which shows this movie. There is a little bit strange angle for this unusual situation we would like to share with you. We dare to say that this was an unplanned and unusual win-win situation for both parties.
You may wonder, how can this be? Well, it is actually quite simple, if you are willing to accept it. Sony Pictures has advertized its latest movie in the most unusual, but very effective way. On the other side, the North Korea has a rare and unique opportunity to fight the common prejudices about its technology development.
So, the North Korean hackers have provided some free advertisement for the Sony Pictures. In return, we have expressed our admiration with the North Korean achievements in the cyber field. So, who is hurt here? We have seen the movie. And our blog is still operational, but do not tell anyone. It is our little secret.
What is happening with Sony? Are they having some kind of an open door event for hackers? First, we had a controversy with the Interview movie and North Korean super-hackers. And now this one, the most recent hackers caused new model leakage. Things just could not get worse for Sony, could they?
There were some rumors that the new James Bond movie will promote the new Sony Xperia Z4. If that is true, then we have to congratulate to Sony. We can hardly think of a better way to promote a new model than this one. Hollywood style is always the most effective promotion tool, that is for sure.
Maybe, you have noticed that the Smurfs 2 also had a strong emphasis on the Sony tablet. We sure hope we are not mistaken with this one. You can do as a huge favor by checking this one for us. It is not a secret that major brands pay tons of money to the Hollywood studios for promotion purposes.
We sure hope it is going to be completely worth it for Sony. It comes without saying that Xperia concept is a perfect match for James Bond style. Black, stylish, discrete, and efficient. Just the thing our friend James Bond needs the most, while fighting the villains. My name is Xperia, Xperia Z4. Right?
Here is more about the latest cyber controversy associated with the Sony Pictures Entertainment and North Korea. It turns out that the notorious Bureau 121 has some talented individuals, rather than the cyber magicians. Why? For what is worth, the Sony itself was an easy cyber prey. Really?
Unfortunately, the hackers have found an entire file in the Sony’s cyberspace with an intriguing title – Passwords. Yes, cyber boys and girls, the entire Sony Entertainment IT structure was offered at a glance in an unprecedently reckless way. So, what is the moral of this story for us to be remembered?
If you want to make a movie about some of the world’s most notorious dictators, you have to make sure that the top cyber security experts are among your employees. Otherwise, you will inevitably hit the wall, which is not going to be made of cyber bricks, but the rock-solid materials. Is that enough?
Well, it is advisable for you not to have identical user names and passwords. In addition, you should make a living hell for the hackers, who are trying to cause you harm. In the meantime, we shall see what is going to happen with the clash between Hollywood and the North Korea. Maybe, they will make a movie about it, as well.