Sony CEO sees no major financial impact from cyber attack: Sony Corp Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai on Tuesday said he does not expect the November cyber attack on the company's film studio to have a significant financial impact, two weeks after the studio rolled out the movie at the heart of the attack.
The studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment, said separately that the film, "The Interview," has generated revenue of $36 million. (Reuters)
Uber forges ahead in New York despite partial suspension: Uber is brushing off a New York taxi regulator's move to suspend parts of its operation in the city.
The ridesharing company on Tuesday was ordered by an administrative court to suspend operations in five of its six dispatch bases in the city after failing to provide data requested by the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. (The Wall Street Journal)
EBay names NBCUniversal chairman Bonnie Hammer to board: EBay Inc. (EBAY) named Bonnie Hammer, chairman of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, to its board as the 10th independent director, bringing in an executive with a background in consumer and social-media content.
Hammer, 64, becomes the second woman on the 12-person board of the San Jose, California-based Internet marketplace. She's joining ahead of the planned spinoff of the company's PayPal payments unit this year, and decisions about which directors will be placed on which boards after the split will be determined later, EBay said today in a statement. (Bloomberg)