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GeoHot gives leftover legal funds to EFF, mocks Sony

Fresh from settling his litigation with Sony, famed hacker gives the remainder of his donation-based legal fund to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

By April 18, 2011


Sony and GeoHot settle PS3 jailbreaking case

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announces settlement in case against George Hotz, who hacked Sony's PlayStation 3 to run non-Sony-approved software and, potentially, pirated games.

By April 11, 2011


Sony: PS3 hacker GeoHot fled to South America

Sony says PS3 hacker George Hotz has fled the country, but Hotz says he's only on vacation.

By March 23, 2011


Meet Sense Networks, the latest player in the hot 'geo' market

The company, now out of stealth mode, hopes to make most of its money through corporate clients. It does, however, have a nightlife-navigating BlackBerry and iPhone download that could be pretty cool.

By June 9, 2008


The next big thing: Co-opting hackers

Facebook has hired iPhone and Sony PS3 hacker "Geohot," but it's not the only company to bring a well-known hacker into the corporate fold.

By June 29, 2011


Anonymous threatens Sony over Geohot suit

The infamous hacking organization Anonymous is reportedly turning its attention to Sony following the company's legal battle with alleged PS3 hacker Geohot.

By April 4, 2011


Sony wins restraining order against Geohot

Sony has been granted a temporary restraining order against George Hotz, better known as Geohot, for allegedly jailbreaking the PlayStation 3.

By January 28, 2011


Windows Phone 7 homebrew on the rise, with Microsoft's approval

Microsoft has offered to send a free Windows Phone 7 smart phone to infamous iPhone jailbreaker Geohot, as it reaches out to hackers and homebrew developers.

By January 20, 2011


Blackra1n RC3 unlocks iPhone 3GS

iPhone OS hacker GeoHot on Tuesday released Blackra1n RC3, an updated jailbreak and unlock utility for the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch.

By November 4, 2009


Blackra1n RC2 supports tethered 3GS jailbreak

iPhone OS hacker, GeoHot, released Blackra1n RC2 today, an updated jailbreak utility for the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch.

By October 25, 2009