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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
Uber Driver Reportedly Smashed a Passenger’s Head with a Hammer Uber Driver Reportedly Smashed a Passenger’s Head with a Hammer

It’s Monday, and on-demand car service Uber is facing another PR nightmare after a driver in San Francisco allegedly smashed a passenger in the side of the head with a hammer. The incident happened last week, and the San Francisco …

FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies

As expected, the FAA has officially granted six aerial photo and video production companies exemptions to fly drones for the purposes of movie and TV filming. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who announced the decision, said that it was “a …

Battlestar Galactica Departs Netflix Oct. 1, So You Better Get to Binging

Frakkin hell. If you’ve been putting off watching the Battlestar Galactica reboot (you shouldn’t have been but hey, I know there’s a lot of other stuff to watch), the time has come. The entire series, four seasons in all, will …

You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study

If one of your reasons for possibly purchasing Google Glass is safer communication while driving, you might want to rethink your assumptions. In what he’s calling the first study of its kind, University of Central Florida researcher Ben Sawyer has …

iPhone 6, Plus Bend Their Way into More Countries iPhone 6, Plus Bend Their Way into More Countries

Last Friday, Apple’s new smartphone lineup, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, launched in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK. Today, add 22 more countries to the …

Powerball Winner Hits $225 Million Jackpot in California

Some lucky Californian is now a millionaire. Lottery officials have confirmed that the Powerball Jackpot, which had climbed to $225 million, was won after Wednesday night’s drawing. The winning numbers are 7, 14, 21, 24, 41, and a Powerball of …

Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner, Is Banning Apple Products Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner, Is Banning Apple Products

After former owner Donald Sterling let his racist flag fly and the world heard the tapes, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer swooped in and bought the Los Angeles Clippers for a reported $2 billion. The deal finalized last month, making …

Transparent, Amazon’s New Series, Is Now Available Transparent, Amazon’s New Series, Is Now Available

Amazon’s newest original series – one that’s been receiving a good amount of buzz – has landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video for your streaming pleasure. Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor, is a half-hour “novelistic” series that explores the lives of …

Real Genius? Adam Sandler, NBC to Reboot 80s Flick as TV Comedy

It won’t star Val Kilmer and it may not focus on lasers, but NBC is reportedly set to reboot the 1985 cult hit Real Genius for the modern age. Deadline reports that Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment, …

Drones: Movies, TV Set to Receive Filming Approval from FAA Drones: Movies, TV Set to Receive Filming Approval from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is poised to approve exemptions for seven aerial photo and video production companies, allowing them to lawfully operate their unmanned aircraft systems for the purposes of filming movies and television shows. Both Bloomberg and Reuters quote …

Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Is Still Incredibly Stupid Facebook Monthly Fee Hoax Resurfaces, Is Still Incredibly Stupid

“Facebook is a free site and will never require that you pay to continue using the site.” You may not trust Facebook all of the time, but you should trust them on this. Facebook’s business model does not and will …

Chelsea Manning Sues US Gov’t Over Stalled Gender Treatments

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Defense. In it, the Wikileaks leaker claims that she has been “denied access to medically necessary treatment” in connection with a gender disorder. …

Scott Ross, USC All-American Linebacker, Dead at 45

Scott Ross, a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player, has died. Ross was 45. Police say Ross was found dead in a car parked near a church. According to The University of Southern California, Ross died of heart failure. …

Starbucks Stout Flavored Latte Hits Test Markets

Pumpkin spice and salted caramel-flavored coffee sure says fall to many people – but what about a coffee that tastes like cold weather’s favorite beer? I’m sure there are a lot of people out there who could definitely get into …

Weight Loss: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Disputes 85-Pound Report

Last February, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie underwent lap band surgery to address his weight problems. The procedure was done quietly, and Christie didn’t reveal it until about three months later, in May of 2013. Since then, it’s obvious that …

True Detective Season 2 Will Star Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell

The ball has landed on what felt like a roulette wheel of possible names for the second season of HBO’s immensely popular series True Detective. After many rumors and much speculation, HBO has announced that season two will star Vince …

Apple Is Really Proud of How ‘Huge’ the New iPhone Is Apple Is Really Proud of How ‘Huge’ the New iPhone Is

In 2010, Steve Jobs famously said that nobody wants to buy a huge phone. Well, in so many words. Here’s what he actually said, via Engadget: In response to a question at its press conference today about whether Apple could’ve …

More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order …

White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years

We the People, the White House’s oft-beleaguered but still culturally relevant and surprisingly popular online petition site, just turned three. So, how’s it doing? Pretty good, in terms of participation. The White House has just released the numbers and in …

Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Pissing Off His Neighbors with Round-the-Clock Construction Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Pissing Off His Neighbors with Round-the-Clock Construction

According to his neighbors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent way too long and way too much turning a $10 million “fixer-upper” into a “fortress.” According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, a supervisor whose territory includes the …

Lyft Acquires Hitch to Help with Carpooling Service Lyft Acquires Hitch to Help with Carpooling Service

On-demand car service Lyft has announced that it is acquiring Hitch, another on-demand car service focused on carpooling. “John and Logan met the Hitch team over a year ago and as both teams talked, they realized they shared the same …

iPhone 6 Plus Going for Embarrassing Amount of Money on eBay iPhone 6 Plus Going for Embarrassing Amount of Money on eBay

No. Nope. Naaaaaaah. I know there’s no iPhone 6 Plus stock left and the phone is so cool that even dead people are singing its praises. But no. Just wait a couple weeks. Read a book. Go fly a kite. …

iPhone 6 Is So Awesome Joan Rivers Is Shilling It from the Grave iPhone 6 Is So Awesome Joan Rivers Is Shilling It from the Grave

If you want to know just how incredible the new iPhone 6 is, just ask Joan Rivers. The celebrity comedian and fashion critic is raving about the new device on her Facebook and Instagram accounts, calling it “beautiful” and a …

Twitpic Isn’t Shutting Down Anymore, Says It’s Been Acquired Twitpic Isn’t Shutting Down Anymore, Says It’s Been Acquired

According to Twitpic, the company isn’t shutting down anymore. In fact, it’s been acquired and will live on. That’s all according to a tweet – one that’s admittedly sparse in terms of specifics. “We’re happy to announce we’ve been acquired …