Webwire: Motorola pioneer Galvin dies; Sony defends fresh PSN attack

Robert Galvin, who oversaw development of the first commercial cellphone and cellular network during three decades in charge of Motorola, has died aged 89.
 
Sony has suspended 93,000 PlayStation Network accounts after detecting a cyber attack against them – the latest in a series of attacks on the service this year.
 
Apple is under growing pressure to return some of its cash horde of around $75 billion (€54 billion) to investors by way of a dividend payout.
 
RIM BlackBerry service outages that started in Europe and Middle East have spread to North America – the firm’s largest market.
 
Universal Studios is putting a planned video on demand service on ice, following a revolt by US movie theatre firms.

 

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