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Sony Pictures CEO promises employees that hack ‘will not take us down’

Sony Pictures’ legal team has begun its campaign to beat back media coverage of the studio’s hack, and today leadership tried to address internal concerns during a company-wide town hall. Variety reports that CEO Michael Lynton and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal led two meetings on Sony’s lot in Culver City, California, with Lynton acknowledging the hardships, but assuring employees that “This will not take us down.”

According to Deadline, Lynton told those assembled that the “highest level” of the FBI was handling the investigation, and praised employees for sticking together despite the prolific leak of emails, documents, and personal information that has struck the studio in the past few weeks. Today’s meeting had originally been scheduled…

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HBO Go enables AirPlay and ‘will get’ to Apple TV, but still just for cable subscribers

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Eric Kessler, President of HBO, has just announced that the company is finally adding support for AirPlay to its HBO Go iOS app, and Cinemax’s MAX GO app as well — both are available in the iTunes App Store right now. Kessler also said that he expects that he’ll be getting on Apple TV eventually — as part of a larger trend of HBO trying to get on as many different devices as possible. HBO Go is apparently enough for the company to feel current — not opening up to earlier windows for purchasing shows or selling HBO content separate from cable subscriptions. “We never want to become your father’s Oldsmobile,” Kessler says, saying that HBO Go keeps the company up with the times. There’s certainly room to grow, as HBO Go only…

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