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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
CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel

CBS is taking another step into the streaming arena. Today, the network is launching a 24/7 streaming news channel. Broadcast on its website, as well as a handful of its apps and other streaming devices, the new online-only channel is …

Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day

On Election Day, with hotly contested House, Senate, and Gubernatorial races happening all over the country, social media chatter was turned up to 11. According to Facebook, Tuesday’s midterm elections saw 85 million interactions (posts, likes, and comments) from 27 …

Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola Facebook Asks You to Donate to Fight Ebola

Facebook is about to ask all of its users to donate to the fight against Ebola. Not since Facebook pushed its users to sign up for organ donation has the company been so forward with a health/humanitarian issue. Over the …

Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch

It looks like Netflix is readying its push into the land down under. Australian news site Mumbrella is reporting that Netflix has tapped both a creative and a social media marketing agency to help the company’s move to the country. …

CNN Talking Heads Use Product-Placed Surface Tablets As iPad Stands CNN Talking Heads Use Product-Placed Surface Tablets As iPad Stands

Once again, Microsoft is having a hard time controlling the variables of its product placement. You may have been watching CNN’s election coverage last night. If so, you may have seen a bunch of shiny, new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 …

Tinder Is Getting an Undo Button, But It’ll Cost You Tinder Is Getting an Undo Button, But It’ll Cost You

Tinder is one of the hottest dating apps around – in fact, it’s just one of the hottest apps around period. Despite this, Tinder doesn’t make any money. As we learned a couple of weeks ago after then-CEO Sean Rad …

Gold Apple Watch Could Cost As Much As $5,000 Gold Apple Watch Could Cost As Much As $5,000

The latest Apple Watch rumor points to a pretty hefty price for the top-of-the-line gold version. French Apple website iGen.fr (translated) says that the gold Apple Watch, called the Apple Watch Edition right now, could run you between $4,000 and …

The Messaging Apps You Use the Most Are Woefully Insecure The Messaging Apps You Use the Most Are Woefully Insecure

It’s likely that every single day, you use a messaging app to communicate with friends and family. It’s also likely that the messaging app you’re using is unequipped to protect your privacy. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has just released …

Michael Fassbender Joins the Steve Jobs Carousel Michael Fassbender Joins the Steve Jobs Carousel

At this point you, I, and John Wayne all have a pretty good shot at playing Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic based on the best-selling biography by Walter Isaacson. I mean, why not? Joining the carousel today is Michael …

Facebook Says Government Data Requests Up 24% Facebook Says Government Data Requests Up 24%

It’s Election Day in the US, and Facebook is reminding everyone to vote with a giant banner at the top of the news feed which asks people to share the vote with friends. By the looks of my news feed, …

‘Bendgate’ Proving Bigger Than Apple Cares to Admit? ‘Bendgate’ Proving Bigger Than Apple Cares to Admit?

When people started complaining about their brand new iPhone 6s bending in their pockets, Apple was quick to play it down. Saying that warping was “extremely rare” through normal use, Apple said that only nine customers had complained about bending …

Amazon Prime’s Newest Perk Is Unlimited Photo Storage Amazon Prime’s Newest Perk Is Unlimited Photo Storage

Amazon Prime members have a new perk to help justify the annual fee – free, unlimited photo storage in the Amazon Cloud Drive. Amazon is calling it Prime Photos, and it extends the free, unlimited storage offering previously available to …

Apple to Kill the iPad Mini in Latest Rumor Apple to Kill the iPad Mini in Latest Rumor

We’re only a few weeks out from Apple season – that magical time of year when Apple unveils a bunch of new hardware – and there are already rumors about what moves Cupertino could make next. Apparently, Apple is planning …

Google Glass Is Now Officially Banned in Theaters, Shockingly Google Glass Is Now Officially Banned in Theaters, Shockingly

In oh, no shit news, commonly out-of-touch organization the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have updated their little rulebook, inserting language that specifically bans wearable tech like Google Glass. Since the MPAA and …

Is Instagram the Next Big Advertising Space? Is Instagram the Next Big Advertising Space?

In November of 2013, Instagram debuted its first-ever ad. Featuring a gold watch and the caption “Pampered in Paris”, the photo from Michael Kors marked Instagram’s entrance into the big game. Instagram had held out for a while, maintaining its …

Google Will Pay Damages Over Street View Cleavage Google Will Pay Damages Over Street View Cleavage

Google is going to have to pay a Montreal woman a couple thousand dollars because Street View happened to capture her cleavage. A Canadian judge has ruled that Google owes Maria Pia Grillo $2,250 in damages (plus $159 in court …

YouTube Now Supports 60fps Videos YouTube Now Supports 60fps Videos

Your YouTube videos are about to get silky smooth – I mean seriously good-lookin’. Back in June, YouTube announced that 48 and 60 frames-per-second videos were on the way. Well, they’re here. Kotaku has spotted the option in the wild. …

Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me” Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me”

Citing a desire to help others be more comfortable in their own skin, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly revealed that he is gay. In an eloquent piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes: For years, I’ve been open with many …

Twitter Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data Twitter Launches 2014 Elections Hub with Curated Tweets and Data

As Twitter has done in the past with big events (both national and global), it has just launched a new activity hub for the 2014 elections. And while some of its past attempts to organize conversation around certain events (for …

Here’s a Creepy 14-Tweet Story from R.L. Stine

It doesn’t take a lot of words to tell a creepy, compelling tale. Short fiction writers know this, and they’ve been using Twitter as a medium for their brief–but-–powerful stories for years. Twitter’s recently embraced this – even holding its …

Taco Bell App Takes the Stress Out of Ordering Crunchwraps Taco Bell App Takes the Stress Out of Ordering Crunchwraps

Taco Bell has always been pretty good at using tech to promote its brand. Take the Taco Bell Twitter account, for instance, which routinely communicates with its 1.4 million followers in unique and often rather funny ways. Taco Bell has …

House of Cards Actress Elizabeth Norment Dead at 61

Elizabeth Norment, most recently known for playing Nancy Kaufberger on the hit Netflix original series House of Cards, has died. She was 61. NBC News reports that Norment died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC, but the specifics …

911 Butt-Dial Features Robbery Details, Bon Jovi

A couple of cowboys will likely be riding their steel horses all the way to the clink after accidentally butt-dialing 911 shortly after they allegedly stole a man’s TV. Aaron Burrell, 37, and Yvonne Thyberg, 35, of Roswell, New Mexico …

Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Shows Debuts Nov 21 Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Shows Debuts Nov 21

Amazon’s newest live-action kids series, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, will land on Amazon Prime Instant Video on November 21. The series follows Gortimer, “a kid fiercely loyal to his best friends and family, as he embarks with Ranger …