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GeoHot must give Sony his hardware in PS3 hacking lawsuit

US District Judge Susan Illston has ruled that PlayStation 3 jailbreaker George Hotz, also known as GeoHot, must hand over his computer's hard drive to Sony. GeoHot's attorney, Stewart Kellar, objected since Sony would be able to see the contents…

GeoHot to challenge Sony's TRO in PS3 hacking lawsuit

Stewart Kellar, the lawyer representing George Hotz, also known as GeoHot, said he would challenge San Francisco District Court Judge Susan Illston's court order for his client to hand over his computers to Sony next week. The Temporary Restraining Order…

Rumor: Sony considering serial keys for PS3 games

Sony may be looking to the PC gaming market to help solve its piracy problem on the PlayStation 3. That's right; the company may choose to introduce serial keys for its games, according to SKFU, a "very reliable source" cited…

Portal 2 supports cross-platform gaming on PC, PS3

Portal fans were undoubtedly disappointed last June when Valve cancelled Portal 2's E3 media event and delayed the sequel's release until mid-2011. Putting a positive spin on that news, the developer promised to wow gamers with a surprise instead --…

PS3 hackers take on Modern Warfare 2

We’ve seen mixed reactions over the recent PlayStation 3 root key exploit that has Sony looking for a legal passage against would-be jailbreakers. While some argue that it’s all about whether users really own the devices they purchase to modify…

Ubisoft: Sony will not be able to stop PS3 pirates

Ubisoft believes that Sony will not be able to combat piracy on the PlayStation 3, which was recently hacked. Martin Walfisz, former CEO of Ubisoft subsidiary Ubisoft Massive, was a key player in developing Ubisoft's new DRM technologies. Since playing…

Best Buy charging $30 for free PS3 firmware update

Best Buy's Geek Squad is generally known as a group that grossly overcharges for services that cost very little to perform, but this one takes the cake. The Staten Island, New York store is offering 120GB PS3 Slims for $329.98,…