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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
John Oliver, Edward Snowden Talk Surveillance, Hot Pockets, Dick Pics John Oliver, Edward Snowden Talk Surveillance, Hot Pockets, Dick Pics

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, HBO’s John Oliver took a long, hilarious, but ultimately frightening look into the Patriot Act, government surveillance, and the man who revealed it all a couple summers ago – Edward Snowden. But the show wasn’t …

Silicon Valley Premieres Four Days Early on Twitch Silicon Valley Premieres Four Days Early on Twitch

April 12th is going to be a good day, as both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley return to HBO’s lineup. And if you’re really impatient, you can watch the season premiere of the latter a few days early. On …

Chelsea Manning Is Now on Twitter Chelsea Manning Is Now on Twitter

Here’s an interesting one for your #FollowFriday. Convicted Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, is now on Twitter. She first tweeted around noon on Friday, and has since published a handful of tweets. According to Manning, she …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Bends When You Bend It, Just Like the iPhone 6 Plus Samsung Galaxy S6 Bends When You Bend It, Just Like the iPhone 6 Plus

In things are going to bend when you bend them news, it appears that Samsung might want to build a time machine, go back in time, and not make fun of Apple for its bendable phones. Third-party insurance company SquareTrade …

Homeless People Read Mean Tweets in Heartbreaking PSA

A Canadian organization is taking a popular viral concept and turning it on its head. You’ve probably laughed along as musicians, actors, politicians, athletes, and other celebrities read mean tweets about themselves. The popular bit is the work of Jimmy …

‘Black Widow of Facebook’ Lured Men, Drugged Them, and Robbed Them ‘Black Widow of Facebook’ Lured Men, Drugged Them, and Robbed Them

With a nickname like “Black Widow of Facebook”, you better be pretty good at your (con) job. And according to police, Sofia Davila was certainly that. Fox News reports that the 21-year-old Argentinian woman has been arrested after she was …

HBO Is Ready to Take Everyone’s Money Now HBO Is Ready to Take Everyone’s Money Now

Someone on HBO’s social media team should get a raise. Back in 2012, an online campaign called “Take My Money HBO” went viral. The entire purpose of said campaign was to show HBO that people had an interest – more …

House of Cards Season 4 Is Officially a Go House of Cards Season 4 Is Officially a Go

Considering the events of the third season – especially those in the final moments – it would be a travesty to let House of Cards end right now. Luckily, that’s not going to happen. Netflix has confirmed that the political …

Full House Reunion ‘Fuller House’ Headed to Netflix: Report Full House Reunion ‘Fuller House’ Headed to Netflix: Report

Have mercy. Unless it’s still April 1st and I’m just severely undercaffeinated (which is possible, to be perfectly honest), this isn’t an April Fools’ joke. Apparently, Netflix is close to picking up a 13-episode series called Fuller House which, as …

Bob Odenkirk, David Cross Head to Netflix for New Show Bob Odenkirk, David Cross Head to Netflix for New Show

Mr. Show‘s Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are headed to Netflix for a new sketch comedy show that’s not a Mr. Show revival – but sounds a lot like a Mr. Show revival. Netflix has picked up four 30-minute episodes …

Uber Steals Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Uber Steals Facebook’s Chief Security Officer

Uber’s just put a likely considerable amount of money where its mouth is, in regards to its promise to beef up the app’s safety and security. The on-demand ride company just poached Facebook’s Chief Security Officer. Joe Sullivan will move …

Airbnb Is Now Operating in Cuba Airbnb Is Now Operating in Cuba

It appears that Netflix isn’t the only tech company looking to take advantage of the “Cuban Thaw”, the recent decision by the Obama administration to warm up trade and travel relations between the US and Cuba after decades of restrictions. …

Snoop Dogg Pic Lands Texas Trooper in Hot Water

It doesn’t matter who you are – if you see Snoop, you’re going to want to get a picture with Snoop. But beware: if you work for the Texas Department of Public Safety, it could get you in a little …

Comcast Announces 2Gbps Fiber, Fires Shots at Google Comcast Announces 2Gbps Fiber, Fires Shots at Google

Comcast has just put a lot of pressure on Google by announcing a new internet service that will deliver speeds twice as fast. Next month, the company will begin a rollout of a new 2Gbps broadband service called Gigabit Pro. …

HBO Comes to Sling TV, Giving Cordcutters Another Option HBO Comes to Sling TV, Giving Cordcutters Another Option

It doesn’t appear that Apple has totally cornered the cable-free HBO market after all. Dish’s Sling TV has announced that HBO is coming to the subscription-based live TV service, making it the first and only internet TV platform to offer …

Cop Filmed Abusing Uber Driver Loses Badge and Gun Cop Filmed Abusing Uber Driver Loses Badge and Gun

An NYPD detective has been temporarily stripped of his badge and gun after a video of him berating an Uber driver went viral. According to the NY Post, detective Patrick Cherry is currently on desk duty while he awaits a …

Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade …

Twitter Ads, Coming Soon to Your Profile Twitter Ads, Coming Soon to Your Profile

One of Twitter’s main goals – just like Facebook or any other social network – is the find that perfect balance between advertising and a pleasant user experience. That’s why the company is reportedly torn on whether or not to …

Bloodline Season 2 Gets the Green Light, Due in 2016 Bloodline Season 2 Gets the Green Light, Due in 2016

It didn’t take long for Netflix to give the green light to Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler. Their new Netflix original series Bloodline has been granted a second season. Production will kick off later this year and …

Uber Driver Tried to Rob Woman’s House After Dropping Her Off at the Airport Uber Driver Tried to Rob Woman’s House After Dropping Her Off at the Airport

Tried is the operative word here, as our cunning Uber driver forgot that people oftentimes have roommates. Fifty one-year-old Gerald Montgomery was arrested on Tuesday and is facing attempted burglary charges after police say he picked up a women, drove …

Teens Tweet Group Sex Video, Get Hit with Child Porn Charges Teens Tweet Group Sex Video, Get Hit with Child Porn Charges

Four Joliet, Illinois teens could spend the next few years in a juvenile facility after posting a group sex video on Twitter. Three boys, aged 14, 15, and 16, and one girl, aged 15, were arrested after the girl’s mother …

Facebook Now Lets You Tag Your Kids, Organize Their Photos in a Scrapbook Facebook Now Lets You Tag Your Kids, Organize Their Photos in a Scrapbook

Accepting that its site is now at least 50 percent photos of kids, Facebook is finally letting you tag your kids in said photos. If you’re a parent, you’re likely well-aware of the protocol. You post a photo of your …

Stop Working and Go Play Pac-Man in Google Maps Stop Working and Go Play Pac-Man in Google Maps

I don’t know if you have important things to get done today, but if not you should probably head over to Google Maps and play some Pac-Man. It’s almost April Fool’s Day, and Google is starting a bit early. The …

Charter to Buy Bright House for $10.4B, As Fourth-Largest Cable Provider Snatches Up Sixth Charter to Buy Bright House for $10.4B, As Fourth-Largest Cable Provider Snatches Up Sixth

Good Tuesday, everyone. Here’s some news you’re sure to love, if cable companies consolidating is your thing. Charter Communications has agreed to acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. This means the US’ fourth-largest cable provider is buying the sixth-largest. …