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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
Facebook Search Nabs $9 Robbers

Today’s idiot criminals busted with Facebook files serves up a real doozy. Let’s head to Weatherford, Texas, where two men have been arrested and charged with robbery after stealing $9 from a 59-year-old woman. According to police, 18-year-old Diamond Salinas …

Facebook Channels AIM, Tests Away Messages Facebook Channels AIM, Tests Away Messages

Away messages were the very first status updates. And now that Facebook has perfected the latter, it’s trying to bring back the former. In another update to Facebook Messenger – something we’re seeing a lot of these days – Facebook …

HBO Is Mad at Periscope over Game of Thrones Streams HBO Is Mad at Periscope over Game of Thrones Streams

HBO isn’t happy with Periscope, Twitter’s live-broadcasting app. The company has sent takedown notices, following reports that users were live-streaming the season five premiere of Game of Thrones for their followers to see. “We are aware of Periscope and have …

Twitter.com Is Now Useful to Those Who Don’t Use Twitter Twitter.com Is Now Useful to Those Who Don’t Use Twitter

If you don’t “use” Twitter (and by that I mean tweet, retweet, favorite, and follow people) or had no intention of signing up, visiting Twitter.com served no purpose. Until now. Twitter.com is now useful for people who don’t really want …

Apple Blames ‘Bug’ for Homophobic Russian Siri Apple Blames ‘Bug’ for Homophobic Russian Siri

According to Apple, a bug is behind some decidedly anti-gay answers expressed by the Russian version of Siri. Earlier this week, a video called “In Soviet Russia Siri questions you” went viral. In the video, a man named Alex demonstrated …

Florida Sheriff Charging Teen with ‘Hacking': Change the Law If You’re Mad Florida Sheriff Charging Teen with ‘Hacking': Change the Law If You’re Mad

Sheriff Chris Nocco of the Pasco County, Florida, Sheriff’s office isn’t all that concerned that his department is being mocked across the country. Last week, we told you about the department’s decision to charge a 14-year-old hacker mastermind with a …

Tinder Puts Your Instagram Photos on Your Profile Tinder Puts Your Instagram Photos on Your Profile

It’s commonplace to see a link to one’s Instagram profile inside their Tinder profile – and now Tinder has cut out the middleman. Tinder is now fully integrated with Instagram. Now, if you so chose, you can link your Tinder …

Pope Francis’ Old iPad Sells for $30K at Auction

An old iPad, once owned by Internet-lover Pope Francis, has fetched a sizable sum at a local charity auction. Reuters reports that the iPad was sold for $30,500 on Tuesday. All the proceeds will go to a school for the …

‘Planet Earth’ Follow-up ‘Our Planet’ Coming to Netflix in 2019 ‘Planet Earth’ Follow-up ‘Our Planet’ Coming to Netflix in 2019

Netflix has nabbed the exclusive rights to Planet Earth‘s follow-up. It’s called Our Planet, and it’s a four-year project that’ll premiere in 2019. Our Planet “will take viewers into never-before-filmed wilderness areas from the ice caps and deep ocean to …

Orange Is The New Black Already Renewed for Season 4 Orange Is The New Black Already Renewed for Season 4

Season three of Netflix’s original series Orange Is The New Black is still a couple months away – but the show’s immense popularity has led to an early decision regarding its future. There will be a season four, so you …

Game of Thrones Leak Fails to Keep Show from Setting Viewing Record Game of Thrones Leak Fails to Keep Show from Setting Viewing Record

A day before HBO was set to air the highly-anticipated premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones, the first four episodes from said season leaked online. Of course, the prompted a huge dilemma among the show’s ardent fans. …

Netflix Adds Narration for Blind Users – Starting with Daredevil Netflix Adds Narration for Blind Users – Starting with Daredevil

Subtitles for the hearing impaired are commonplace in streaming media, including Netflix. But descriptive narration for the visually impaired is not nearly as ubiquitous. Netflix is taking the first steps to remedy this, announcing a new audio description feature that …

When Was the First Mail Delivered via the Pony Express? Playable Google Doodle Honors 155th Anniversary When Was the First Mail Delivered via the Pony Express? Playable Google Doodle Honors 155th Anniversary

Google is trying to make sure you don’t get anything done at work today – something at which the company excels. Today’s homepage features a playable Google Doodle honoring the most famous mail service of all time. When was the …

Apple Bans Your Dumb Selfie Sticks at Next Event Apple Bans Your Dumb Selfie Sticks at Next Event

Selfie sticks offer a much better solution to getting a photo of yourself than actually approaching another human being and asking them to help, so they have that going for them. They also make you look pretty silly, unfortunately. That’s …

Google Maps Exposes Snowden’s Snow Den Inside the White House Google Maps Exposes Snowden’s Snow Den Inside the White House

One minute he’s in Russia – the next he’s set up shop inside The White House. This Edward Snowden sure is a character. If you check out the White House on Google Maps right now, you’ll see an interesting listing …

Apple’s WWDC Gets Underway June 8 Apple’s WWDC Gets Underway June 8

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will start on June 8 this year, and run through June 12. Per usual, the event will be held in San Francisco. Apple touts that there will be more sessions streamed to developers this year …

Hillary Clinton Wins Early Battle … of 404 Pages Hillary Clinton Wins Early Battle … of 404 Pages

With Marco Rubio’s Monday announcement that he’s running for President, that makes four official candidates so far. We’re at a pretty early stage in the campaign, so we’re going to ignore all the polls. What we’re going to look at …

Marco Rubio Wants You to Add Him on Snapchat

Marco Rubio wants your snaps. Florida Senator Marco Rubio is going to announce he’s running for President at around 5:30 pm ET today, if his Twitter feed is to be believed (we already know he’s running, this is just a …

Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook Hillary Clinton Is Now on Facebook

On Sunday, former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for president, a move that likely wasn’t all the surprising to most. Of course, you can’t run for President without a strong social media presence these …

Revenge Porn Now a Specific Offense in the UK, Punishable by Up to Two Years in Jail Revenge Porn Now a Specific Offense in the UK, Punishable by Up to Two Years in Jail

Revenge porn has been a hot topic in legislatures and courtrooms both across the US and abroad. Now, the UK is poised to pass a new law that will make the sharing of images without one’s consent a specific criminal …

Spotify Launches ‘Tweet the Beat’ Ads, Even for Premium Users Spotify Launches ‘Tweet the Beat’ Ads, Even for Premium Users

If you pay $10 a month for Spotify premium, one of the major reasons you do that is to avoid ads. But Spotify’s new in-app ads, which act more like suggestions for you to tweet out an ad on Spotify’s …

Apple Watch Pre-orders Nearly Hit a Million on Launch Day Apple Watch Pre-orders Nearly Hit a Million on Launch Day

Hours after Apple opened up pre-orders on its new wearable device, the Apple Watch, the product sold out. Shipping times slipped from the original target of April 24 to 4-6 weeks out, and even longer in some cases. Of course, …

Want to Learn Klingon? Duolingo’s Working on It Want to Learn Klingon? Duolingo’s Working on It

Popular language tutorial app Duolingo has just added a new language. No, it’s not Japanese (as people have been clamoring over for some time). In fact, this language didn’t even exist 40 years ago. Duolingo wants to teach you Klingon. …

14-Year-Old Hacker Mastermind Infiltrated School Network, Charged with Felony

A Florida eighth-grader is facing felony charges after accessing his middle school’s computer network and changing a teacher’s background. Hacker extraordinaire Domanik Green, 14, has been charged with offense against a computer system and unauthorized access after he “logged onto …