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Japan, South Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless

TOKYO - Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in international efforts against cyber-crime as asked for by Washington.

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Japan, S.Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless

TOKYO - Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in international efforts against cyber-crime as asked for by Washington.

11:13am IST

Japan, S.Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless

* Japan in close contact with U.S., no comment on possible steps

11:08am IST

Japan condemns Sony cyberattack, sees no impact on its N.Korea talks

TOKYO - Japan strongly condemns a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that the United States has blamed on North Korea, and is maintaining close contact with Washington on the matter, a Japanese foreign ministry spokeswoman said.

Tech, 9:34am IST

Japan's Idemitsu in talks to buy Showa Shell for $4.1 bln-source

TOKYO, Dec 20 - Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co is in talks to acquire a smaller rival, Showa Shell Sekiyu, for $4.2 billion in a deal that could create the nation's second largest player in the domestic gasoline market, a person with knowledge of the issue said.

7:33am IST

U.S. reaches out to China, others, for help on Sony hack

WASHINGTON - The United States has sought help from China, Japan, South Korea and Russia in combating cyber attacks such as the one Washington on Friday accused North Korea of carrying out against Sony Pictures, U.S. officials said.

World, 5:34am IST