Millions of people could not use their games consoles for a second day as disruption on the Xbox Live and Sony Playstation networks continued after an apparent cyber-attack.
From massive data breaches to company scandal, there was no shortage of tech failures in 2014. Check out some of the biggest blunders in tech below.
As hackers go their technical skills aren’t bad – they managed to carry out a denial-of-service attack on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network that disrupted use of the games at a peak Christmas moment.
Welcome to HITC Gaming’s 12 films of Christmas. A pick of festive classics for those less inclined to wade through It’s a Wonderful Life on Christmas Day.
Google is getting into publishing song lyrics online.
British books and apps publisher Nosy Crow has made a succession of beautiful fairytale apps, all with a strong eye on encouraging reading, not just tapping on interactive whizziness.
Endless Reader is full of character: an app where a troop of colourful monsters teach your children how to spell a series of words, as well as acting them out.
The remaster of the classic survival horror is coming as a cross-buy, but only if you put your money down before the game releases.
It’s Mercenary Day on Elpis so why not join in the murderous celebrations and try and get a new gun while you’re at it.
Old is gold: as flip phones, vinyls and desktop PCs become hip again, 2015 could mark the year of retro-tech.
The overnight boom in tech stocks made a few billionaires even richer when they woke up Friday — and helped Bill Gates fend off a brief challenge to his title as world's richest man.
Twitter's newly returned CEO Jack Dorsey announced via Twitter that he plans to give around a third of his personal stake in the company —around 1 percent of Twitter — to an employee equity pool.
With 40 million fans, YouTube star Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg could have his pick of broadcasters if he decided to move into television. But the man whose channel has more than 10bn video views plans to stick with his online community.