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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
Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards Neiman Marcus Data Breach Exposed 1.1M Cards

Earlier this month, high-end retailer Neiman Marcus confirmed that they had been the target of a widespread data breach that saw hackers gain access to customer credit cards via a sophisticated malware attack. At that time, the company launched an …

Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30 Apple’s Original Macintosh Computer Turns 30
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A couple of days ago, we reflected on the 30th anniversary of Apple’s famous “1984″ ad – you know, the creepy one that aired during the Super Bowl and was directed by Ridley Scott. That ad’s purpose was to usher …

CNN’s Twitter, Facebook Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army CNN’s Twitter, Facebook Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Late Thursday night, CNN had a bunch of social media accounts hacked. The group responsible, the Syrian Electronic Army, announced their intent to “retaliate against CNN’s viciously lying reporting aimed at prolonging the suffering in Syria.” According to CNN, “the …

Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King, Indicted for Email Hacking Scheme Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King, Indicted for Email Hacking Scheme
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Hunter Moore, the man who owes every bit of notoriety to peddling revenge porn, has now been arrested and charged for the methods in which he obtained it. A Grand Jury in California has indicted Moore for, among other things, …

Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs
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Earlier this week we told you that Pinterest was currently experimenting with GIFs, running a small test with a handful of users. It looks like that test went well, because the social site is now rolling out GIF functionality to …

New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT] New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT]

Exactly one year ago today, Apple CEO Tim Cook said this during an earnings call: “The iPhone 5 offers as you know a new 4-inch Retina display, which is the most advanced display in the industry and no one comes …

Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets Hassan Rouhani Isn’t Really Writing His Tweets

It’s not uncommon for a public figure to employ a social media guy – you know, someone whose job is to maintain and yes, even post statuses to their various social media accounts. But it’s news when it’s Iranian President …

Facebook’s Oldest User Is Now 106 Facebook’s Oldest User Is Now 106

The honorable crown of “Oldest Person on Facebook” has rested on several different heads over the past couple of years. But for the last year or so, the title has belonged to 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier. Well, make that 106-year-old Edythe …

Pope Francis Says The Internet Is ‘A Gift From God’, Urges Us to Become ‘Citizens Of The Digital World’ Pope Francis Says The Internet Is ‘A Gift From God’, Urges Us to Become ‘Citizens Of The Digital World’
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For progressive Catholics and the progressive non-religious, Pope Francis has been a pretty bit hit in his first year in the papacy. Between his “judge ye not” stance on gays, advocacy for the poor, and disparaging remarks about capitalism as …

Don’t Know Jack About Football? This Animation Should Help Don’t Know Jack About Football? This Animation Should Help

For many people, the Super Bowl is a chance to stuff your face with delicious but artery-clogging delicacies and check out some unusually funny commercials – and that’s about it. If that describes you, well, how about you give football …

Jelly Belly Brews Up a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean Jelly Belly Brews Up a Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean

Add this to the list of awesome things that taste like beer that aren’t actually beer – beer cheese, beer brats, beer bread, and now…beer jelly beans. The Jelly Belly Candy Company (probably just Jelly Belly to you) has just …

Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30 Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30

On January 22nd, 1984, Apple unveiled one of the most famous advertisements of all time on the biggest night in advertising. The minute-long commercial would introduce the Macintosh personal computer and would only be shown once, on CBS, during the …

The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers

The Sacramento Kings are officially the tech geeks of the sports world. Just a few days ago, the Kings organization became the first professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin (people to purchase tickets and merch with the digital currency). Now, …

Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes
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Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their …

HBO: We’re Not Losing Subscribers, Report Is ‘Simply Incorrect’ HBO: We’re Not Losing Subscribers, Report Is ‘Simply Incorrect’

HBO has gone on the offensive following a recent report that claimed the pay-TV service was bleeding subscribers (thanks to streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime). “The research is simply incorrect. Both HBO and Cinemax services have shown significant …

A Fifth of Germany Vulnerable in Massive Email Hack A Fifth of Germany Vulnerable in Massive Email Hack
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In gee-that’s-terrifying news, as much as one fifth of the German population is at risk after a massive email hack that targeted .de addresses. Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security announced that passwords and “other details” of 16 million email …

Warren Buffet Backs $1B Perfect Bracket Challenge Warren Buffet Backs $1B Perfect Bracket Challenge
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With the financial insuring of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, Quicken Loans is running a contest that nobody will win. Buy holy moly, wouldn’t it be a hell of a thing to win. It’s called the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket …

Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends Facebook Sociology: You’re More Likely to Post a Status If You See a Bunch of Statuses from Friends

Facebook is always screwing around with their news feed algorithms, or what they call “trying to show you better, more relevant content.” It’s not like Facebook isn’t constantly tweaking this, but they’ve been doing it a lot lately – or …

Jennifer Lawrence Hates Spoilers As Much as Everyone Else Jennifer Lawrence Hates Spoilers As Much as Everyone Else

If you’re trying to avoid spoilers for, let’s say, Homeland, and the first thing you do is jump on Twitter, well, you’re an idiot who deserves all the anguish that befalls you. But if you’re just having a conversation with …

Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios Barbarella TV Series Finds Home at Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has just signed on for a new series based on sci-fi heroine Barbarella, reports Deadline. Barbarella got her start as the title character in an early 60s French comic from author Jean-Claude Forest. In 1968, she hit the …

Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs Pinterest Is Currently Testing Playable GIFs

Your Pinterest boards might get a little GIFfy in the near future. The social platform is currently allowing a test batch of users to pin playable GIFs – as confirmed in a statement: “We’re always working on ways to help …

Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds
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As the debate rages on concerning where you can and cannot operate Google’s new nerd goggles, Google Glass, can we at least agree on something – it’s probably best to leave them out of the movie theater? This is not …

Spotify Lets Artists Hawk Merch, For Free, Directly on Their Pages Spotify Lets Artists Hawk Merch, For Free, Directly on Their Pages

Spotify has just announced that artists can now list their merchandise directly on their artist pages, allowing them to link to any existing merch site – all for free. Through a partnership with Topspin, Spotify is looking to attract more …

Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question Horrific Real Life Emojis Ask a Serious Question

What’s a text without an emoji? Boring, that’s what it is. If I don’t let you know that what I just said comes with a smile, a wink, a frown, or a kiss – well then how the hell are …