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Josh Wolford is a writer for WebProNews. He likes beer, Japanese food, and movies that make him feel weird afterward. Mostly beer. Follow him on Twitter: @joshgwolf Instagram: @joshgwolf Google+: Joshua Wolford StumbleUpon: joshgwolf
‘Black Mirror’ Is Likely Getting a U.S. Version

Black Mirror, the British sci-fi anthology that you should have already blown through on Netflix, could be hopping across the pond for an American spin. Speaking at a conference, prodcers Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin of Endemol Shine North America …

Lego Jurassic World, Avengers Games Coming in 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to relive the magic of the Jurassic Park films (mostly the first one) in Lego form, well, you’re in luck. Warner Bros, LEGO, and TT Games have just announced the next slate of Lego video games …

Reddit Has Never Received a National Security Letter Reddit Has Never Received a National Security Letter

Reddit has just released its first ever transparency report, detailing governmental requests for user information, content removal requests, and more. What’s striking about reddit’s first report is the low volume of requests – only 55 total user info requests and …

FCC: Broadband Internet Must Hit 25Mbps, or ISPs Can’t Call It Broadband FCC: Broadband Internet Must Hit 25Mbps, or ISPs Can’t Call It Broadband

If your ISP doesn’t provide download speeds of 25Mbps, it can no longer tell you you’re getting broadband internet. The Federal Communications Commission has just voted to change the definition of “broadband”, raising the minimum download speed from 4Mbps to …

Nickelodeon Is Working on a Subscription Streaming Service Nickelodeon Is Working on a Subscription Streaming Service

Spongebob is coming to a streaming device near you. Nickelodeon will soon unveil its own subscription streaming service, according to the network’s parent company Viacom. Variety has the details, which so far are pretty sparse: More details about the service …

Comcast Calls Customer ‘Asshole Brown’ on Bill, Continues to Win Hearts and Minds Comcast Calls Customer ‘Asshole Brown’ on Bill, Continues to Win Hearts and Minds

Let’s say you’re Comcast. Let’s say, just for argument’s sake, that you’re the most-hated company in America. Let’s say that you’ve been the most-hated company in America for years now. Let’s say that the past year has been one long …

Police Admit the Waze Hate Is Kinda Sorta About Speeding Tickets Police Admit the Waze Hate Is Kinda Sorta About Speeding Tickets

Law enforcement organizations like the National Sheriffs’ Association, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the LAPD have spent the last week expressing concerns over Waze, a Google-owned app that allows people to crowdsource traffic data. The app just so happens …

FAA Declares the Super Bowl a ‘No Drone Zone’ in Odd PSA FAA Declares the Super Bowl a ‘No Drone Zone’ in Odd PSA

The Federal Aviation Administration would like you to please refrain from flying your unmanned aircraft over the Super Bowl. “Many familiar sounds are associated with the Super Bowl: Cheering fans. Referee whistles. The spectacular halftime show. Booming fireworks. But one …

Bill Gates Is Concerned About the Rise of the Machines, and Why the Hell Aren’t You? Bill Gates Is Concerned About the Rise of the Machines, and Why the Hell Aren’t You?

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, who knows a thing or two about technology, is concerned about the day when our artificial intelligence gets a little too smart for its own good and decides it probably doesn’t have to listen to the …

Rand Paul Will Shoot Your Drone Out of the Sky

In what CNN has dubbed a “historic” interview, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spent a little over a minute answering questions via Snapchat. I’m guessing that’s the historic part, as CNN says this is the first-ever Snapchat interview with a U.S. …

Facebook’s New Super Bowl Hub Will Make Sure You See Some Stuff About the Super Bowl on Sunday Facebook’s New Super Bowl Hub Will Make Sure You See Some Stuff About the Super Bowl on Sunday

Facebook, unsure if you’ll see anything about the Super Bowl in the days leading up to Sunday, has created a dedicated page for all things Big Game. Because it’s nearly impossible to find anything out there about the Super Bowl, …

FCC to Businesses: Blocking Wi-Fi Is 100% Illegal FCC to Businesses: Blocking Wi-Fi Is 100% Illegal

The Federal Communications Commission has stated, unequivocally, that businesses which interfere with consumers’ Wi-Fi are in direct violation of the law. “In the 21st Century, Wi-Fi, represents an essential on-ramp to the internet. Personal Wi-Fi networks, or “hot spots,” are …

Dumb People Keep Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down Dumb People Keep Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

Apparently, people didn’t get the memo the last time this happened. As you may know, Facebook and Instagram suffered a major outage on Monday. It lasted about an hour. It was devastating. During this time, instead of doing literally anything …

‘Steve Jobs’ Cast Confirmed: Michael Fassbender to Star, Filming Begins ‘Steve Jobs’ Cast Confirmed: Michael Fassbender to Star, Filming Begins

Shooting for Universal Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic (formerly Sony Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic), has officially begun – and with that, the official cast has been announced. No real surprises here, as Michael Fassbender will play Jobs. Kate Winslet will play …

Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee

We now know a little bit more about the guy who crashed a drone into the White House lawn in the early morning hours on Monday. The Secret Service has confirmed that the man is a government employee, who works …

Pinterest’s Ads Will Now Appear in Your Home Feed Pinterest’s Ads Will Now Appear in Your Home Feed

Pinterest’s “promoted pins” have been appearing on the site since fall 2013, but until now they’ve only shown up in search and in specific category feeds. Today all that changes, as the company has just announced an expansion of the …

Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations

Apple and USA Technologies have just entered into a partnership that will make the company’s mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, available in over 200,000 self-service retail locations. What do they mean by “self-service retail locations”? Things like vending machines, laundry …

Louis C.K.’s New Special Now Available for $5 on His Site

Like he’s done in the past, comedian Louis C.K. is premiering his new standup special on his website, and is letting fans grab a copy for just $5. The new special is called Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store, …

Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville

According to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Google is gearing up to announce that its Fiber initiative is expanding into four metro areas. The four cities reportedly getting Google Fiber next are Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville. From …

IBM Denies Rumors of Huge Layoffs IBM Denies Rumors of Huge Layoffs

IBM will be cutting jobs – that’s not up in the air. The company announced this in its latest earnings report. But just how many jobs will be lost? IBM is flatly refuting recent reports that it plans to lay …

Man Turns Himself in After Facebook Promise to Police

In Canadian news, a Canadian man has gone full Canada and turned himself in to police after assuring them he would on Facebook. CTV News says that Rodney Constantine was wanted on four warrants, including failing to appear in court …

Ridiculous 6, Adam Sandler’s First Netflix Movie, Has a Pretty Impressive Cast Lined Up Ridiculous 6, Adam Sandler’s First Netflix Movie, Has a Pretty Impressive Cast Lined Up

Adam Sandler, who’s going to spend the next few years producing original films for Netflix, has assembled a huge cast for his first attempt – a “comedic spin on ensemble westerns like The Magnificent Seven” called Ridiculous 6. According to …

Police Think Google’s Waze App Could Get Them Killed Police Think Google’s Waze App Could Get Them Killed

Crowdsourced traffic app Waze lets users input a lot of information about the roads they travel – accidents, construction zones, icy roads, etc. It also lets users tell each other about that cop posted up at the upcoming intersection. And …

Facebook Blocks ‘Insulting’ Pages on Muhammad in Turkey: Report Facebook Blocks ‘Insulting’ Pages on Muhammad in Turkey: Report

Apparently, Facebook isn’t going to fight the free speech battle today. According to multiple outlets, which cite both state reports and a source inside Facebook, the social network has blocked access to some pages inside Turkey. The move follows an …