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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
‘Silicon Valley’ Renewed by HBO for a Second Season ‘Silicon Valley’ Renewed by HBO for a Second Season

Good news, guys. Your favorite new HBO startup has just received a sizable investment. HBO has just announced that after just three episodes, they’ve decided to renew Mike Judge’s new comedy Silicon Valley for a second season. #SiliconValleyHBO is renewed …

Watching HBO with Your Parents Is Just Too Awkward Watching HBO with Your Parents Is Just Too Awkward

HBO has just launched a new ad campaign for their on-demand streaming platform, HBO GO, and it’s great. The main takeaway: Hey millennials–you really don’t want to watch HBO programming with your parents, right? Of course not, that’s why there’s …

Deport Justin Bieber Petition Gets a Non-Response Response

It took the White House nearly three months to respond to one of the most popular petitions to ever hit the We The People online petition site–and they didn’t really respond at all, unless you count “no response” as a …

Michaels Security Breach Affected Three Million Cards Michaels Security Breach Affected Three Million Cards

Michaels, North America’s largest specialty arts & crafts store, has confirmed that a security breach exposed data from millions of transactions from May 8th, 2013, to January 27th, 2014. “Our customers are always our number one priority and we are …

‘World’s Toughest Job’ Ad Gets a Parody About Dads

Someone on Facebook probably roped you into watching a video earlier this week called “World’s Toughest Job.” They probably shared it under the status “OMFG so true #blessed” or something like that. You probably watched it, and depending on your …

Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on …

Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Won’t Feature At Least One Actress from the Original

If and when the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel finally comes together, there’s one actress from the original film that most likely won’t be involved. Mara Wilson, who played little Natalie in the 1993 hit, has taken to Twitter to state that …

Driverless Cars More Popular Than Lab Meat and Brain Implants, At Least Driverless Cars More Popular Than Lab Meat and Brain Implants, At Least

The Pew Research Internet Project just published the results of a big survey on “science in the next 50 years,” and the general finding is that the majority of Americans think technological advancements with make life better. One area of …

iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report] iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report]

Your iPhone is about to become a streamlined music identification device, if reports prove to be accurate. Bloomberg is citing two sources close to the matter who say that Apple is partnering with Shazam to integrate music ID into their …

Joe Biden Joins Instagram, Pimps Ray Bans Joe Biden Joins Instagram, Pimps Ray Bans

Vice President Joe Biden joined Instagram today, you know, in the way that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined Instagram and various other social networks–not actually. If you’re really high up in the executive branch, you probably don’t …

David Fincher Reportedly Wants Too Much for Steve Jobs Biopic David Fincher Reportedly Wants Too Much for Steve Jobs Biopic

Too much money, and too much control. According to The Hollywood Reporter, David Fincher and Sony Pictures have come to an impasse in negotiations over the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic. THR quotes sources who say that Sony Pictures is …

Here’s Stephen Colbert’s First Time on Letterman

As you’ve probably heard by now, CBS has tapped Stephen Colbert to replace the outgoing David Letterman when he ends his record run as host of The Late Show. Colbert became the frontrunner for the job soon after Letterman announced …

Google Glass May Be Available to Everyone in the US on April 15, for Just One Day Google Glass May Be Available to Everyone in the US on April 15, for Just One Day

It looks like Google is planning on letting the plebeians get their hands on Google Glass–but the buying window is going to be tight. The Verge has obtained an internal document that outlines a proposed “Explorer Program Expansion,” set to …

FTC to Facebook: Don’t Screw with User Privacy After WhatsApp Acquisition FTC to Facebook: Don’t Screw with User Privacy After WhatsApp Acquisition

Today, Facebook Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan and WhatsApp General Counsel Anne Hoge received a diplomatic, but pointed letter from Jessica Rich, the Federal Trade Commussion’s Bureau of Consumer Protection head. And the TL;DR version is this: don’t screw with …

Sheryl Sandberg Denies Senate Run Rumors Sheryl Sandberg Denies Senate Run Rumors

Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg has refuted claims that she is planning to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Back in March, the U.K.’s Daily Mail published an “exclusive” report claiming that Sandberg was planning on …

Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming Two New Amazon Drama Pilots Begin Filming

Amazon has just made the official announcement that two new drama pilots have been greenlit for Amazon Studios’ third pilot season, in which Amazon unleashes a handful of new shows and uses viewer feedback to determine which ones stick. In …

Principal Calls 6-Year-Old ‘Honey Boo Boo’ on Facebook, Resigns Amid Outrage

Most people would be better off if they were just a little bit more careful with what they posted on Facebook. This goes double for anyone in the public eye, especially if it’s your job to look after children. Actually, …

Rust Cohle Explains Time as a Flat Circle to Little Kids

HBO’s True Detective ended its first season last month and when the credits rolled, it was clear that we had all just watched something singular–an experience that was going to have a profound effect on not only the future of …

San Francisco Apparently Has a Smart Car Tipping Problem

In rural areas, kids have been tipping cows to beat their boredom for years–or that’s how the story goes. Now, in the less-rural Bay Area, some pranksters are tipping new things for the new generation. It seems that San Francisco …

Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads

Everyone can agree that any deaths that stem from distracted driving are tragic, but 3,328 in a single year? That’s just staggering. In light of these shocking numbers, the U.S. Department of Transportation is doing something they’ve never done before–run …

Game of Thrones: Supercut of Every Death Reminds Us That All Men Must Die

All men must die, and there’s been a lot to confirm that sentiment in the first three seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones. If Game of Thrones weren’t such a fantastic show and actually needed to market itself to an …

Bryan Cranston to Pen Memoir on Breaking Bad Years, Craft of Acting

In books that I absolutely cannot wait to read news, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is going to write a memoir that focuses, in large part, on the six years he spent filming Breaking Bad. “Walter White taught me a …

Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’, Currently Having Some Issues Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’, Currently Having Some Issues

Google is attempting (and currently failing) to trademark the word ‘Glass’, in reference to their Google Glass wearable tech. Most of you will probably find joy in half of that statement. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is currently …

Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls

Back in March, Nabisco’s Honey Maid graham cracker brand decided to celebrate love and family in all its various forms with an ad entitled “This is Wholesome.” The tagline was “everyday wholesome snacks for every wholesome family,” and the 30-second …