Sony has warned it will take legal action if news organizations do not stop publishing stolen information and the leaked documents should be destroyed, according to CNET.

Sony Pictures attorney David Boies warned in a sternly worded three-page letter that Sony will take legal action against any news organizations which continue to publish the stolen information in the leaked documents. Boies said Sony does not consent to the "possession, review copying, dissemination, publication, uploading, downloading or making any use of the stolen information".

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Google has started taking down all Pirate Bay related apps from the Play Store in an effort to restrict the supposed growth of piracy. This rather harsh step seems to show the gradual change in Google's approach after facing continued criticism regarding access to file-sharing  websites and sources which are usually associated with piracy.

The removed apps include 'The Pirate Bay Premium', 'PirateApp', 'The Pirate Bay Proxy' and 'The Pirate Bay Mirror'. Affected developers were contacted by the company via email informing them that their app had been removed due to:

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Microsoft seems to be going on a PR offensive against the government and is asking for the reformation of antiquated laws under which the US is trying to access the company’s clients’ data.

You’re probably aware of Microsoft’s troubles with the US judicial system that started back in April of this year when the government demanded that e-mails stored exclusively in Ireland be handed over to them.

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There’s little doubt that being able to code is great skill to have when looking for a job, so it’s great to see the giants of tech world team up with the White House to promote coding once again. Today marks the beginning of this year’s Hour of Code event which aims to teach kids (and adults) the basics of computer programming.

Hour of Code is an initiative from the Code.org foundation and its prime directive is to help kids and students everywhere learn to create apps and games and better understand the technology that’s constantly around us.

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In the iPod class action lawsuit, the jury found Apple not guilty of being anti-competitive when it blocked third-party music players from iTunes and deleted non-iTunes songs from iPods.

It was argued that Apple was trying to build iPod's market dominance when it introduced its FairPlay DRM. Songs sold via iTunes were encoded with FairPlay which meant third-party music players could not play the songs, while non-FairPlay songs were deleted from iPods.

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Google is working on child friendly versions of its most popular services such as Chrome and Youtube with a vague launch date of 2015.

Getting the internet right when it comes to kids is both very important and very difficult. That being said it looks like the search giant is taking the challenge head-on with Google confirming earlier rumors and announcing they would release child accessible versions of their browsers and other services where kids would “be more than just pure consumers of tech, but creators, too.”

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A former iTunes engineer, Rod Schultz, has testified that Apple intended to block third-party music players and songs from accessing iTunes and iPods, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The original plaintiffs in the case argued the project, code-named "Candy", was Apple's attempt to undermine rivals to iTunes and iPods, and to drive up iPod prices. They argued that Apple's actions were anti-competitive and sought $350 million in damages, which could be tripled under the law.

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Apple removed competitors’ songs from its users’ iPods between 2007 and 2009 supposedly in the name of security.

At least that’s what the company is claiming in a class-action antitrust trial against it, brought on by consumers who claim that Apple used its power and influence over the market to discourage competition in the music downloads and iPod scene.

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If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness.

Any idea what "IWSN" stands for in Internet slang?

It's a declarative statement: I want sex now.

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Sony is in an extremely difficult situation currently, as the hacker group calling itself #GOP (Guardians of Peace) continue to attack the company. You would think that uploading unreleased movies like 'Annie' to file sharing websites, leaking internal Sony documents and revealing employees salaries, social security networks and account passwords would have been enough, but apparently, that's not the case. The hacker group continues on its destructive war path with Sony's employees receiving threatening messages via email yesterday.

According to Variety, the mail was written in broken English and only made a single demand,

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