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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
Marriage Equality Is Good for Business, Facebook, Apple, Google, and More Tell Supreme Court Marriage Equality Is Good for Business, Facebook, Apple, Google, and More Tell Supreme Court

Bans on same-sex marriage are bad for business. That’s the message of a new amicus brief filed in the US Supreme Court. The brief is signed by many major tech companies – as well as companies from industries all across …

Nextdoor, the Social Network for Neighbors, Now Valued at $1.1 Billion Nextdoor, the Social Network for Neighbors, Now Valued at $1.1 Billion

Nextdoor, the “private social network for you, your neighbors and your community”, just raised enough new funding to make it a billion-dollar company – in valuation, at least. The company has raised $110 million in venture capital from Redpoint Ventures …

HBO Now? $15 Streaming Service Launching in Early April – Report HBO Now? $15 Streaming Service Launching in Early April – Report

Today, the International Business Times brings us another report claiming that HBO’s new standalone (read: cable-free) streaming platform will launch in April. But this report comes with a name attached. Apparently, the new service will be called “HBO Now” and …

Instagram Just Gave Brands a New Photo Feature That Regular Users Would Love Instagram Just Gave Brands a New Photo Feature That Regular Users Would Love

Instagram is testing a new way for brands to deliver ads on the network, and it’s something that the average user would probably kill to have access to. The company has just announced a new format called Carousel ads. It …

Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Make Documentary Deal Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Make Documentary Deal

After a highly successful first date, Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio have decided to take their relationship to the next level. The streaming company has inked a deal with the actor/producer and his production company Appian Way for a multi-year run …

Facebook’s ‘Feeling Fat’ Status Draws Ire, Petition Facebook’s ‘Feeling Fat’ Status Draws Ire, Petition

Last year, Facebook added the ability to supplement your normal status updates with emojis linked to certain feelings and activities. There are now hundreds of options. But a couple of the “feeling” emoji options are rubbing some activists the wrong …

Uber Looks to Build Its Own Navigation, Buys Mapping Company deCarta Uber Looks to Build Its Own Navigation, Buys Mapping Company deCarta

Uber has bought mapping company deCarta, acquiring its tech and its people. An Uber spokesperson confirmed the acquisition, which will close later this week, to Mashable: “A lot of the functionality that makes the Uber app so reliable, affordable and …

Cops to Guy on Facebook: Turn Yourself in Please. Guy: Ok

More and more police departments are taking to social media these days, asking the community to help them locate wanted persons. You’d be shocked at how many of these wanted persons find it appropriate to comment on police department posts. …

Target Job Cuts: Company Outlines Plan to Restructure, Invest in Technology Target Job Cuts: Company Outlines Plan to Restructure, Invest in Technology

Target has announced a corporate restructuring plan that will see it ax several thousand jobs – but the focus will be at the headquarters level and not at the company’s 1,800+ retail locations. In order to “fuel growth and drive …

Community Season 6 Trailer Previews the ‘Age of Yahoo’ Community Season 6 Trailer Previews the ‘Age of Yahoo’

You first look at the new season of Community has finally arrived in the form of a three minute-long Avengers-themed trailer. Check it out: After five seasons, Community got the ax from NBC but the show’s ardent following demanded a …

Here’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden

Today, Joseph Gordon-Levitt posted the very first photo of him as NSA leaker Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming film Snowden. Filming has just begun on the project. “I was surprised when I first learned this about Snowden–that he enlisted …

HBO GO Comes to the PS4, Finally HBO GO Comes to the PS4, Finally

Almost a year to the day after HBO GO came to the PS3, it’s finally coming to the PS4. It wasn’t already on there, you ask. No. No, it wasn’t. HBO GO is notoriously slow to arrive on new consoles …

Waze Adds AMBER Alerts Waze Adds AMBER Alerts

Thanks to a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Google-owned Waze traffic app will now feature AMBER alerts. “As of this writing, AMBER alerts have helped safely recover 728 children. We are proud to help …

Patton Oswalt Makes Compelling Argument for Never Going Outside Ever Again

Patton Oswalt thinks that television is in its “American cinema in the early 70s” phase, and that’s reason enough to stay glued to your TV and never go out in the sun ever again. Oswalt went on a predictably brilliant …

IKEA Charging Furniture Coming This April Won’t Work with Your iPhone IKEA Charging Furniture Coming This April Won’t Work with Your iPhone

IKEA wants to free you from the ugliness of strewn-about cords, and has just announced a new line of furniture that can wirelessly charge your devices. Not your iPhones, but plenty of other devices. IKEA will launch a line of …

Chef Refuses to Negotiate with Rude ‘Yelpers’, Instagram Shames Them Instead Chef Refuses to Negotiate with Rude ‘Yelpers’, Instagram Shames Them Instead

Restauranteurs have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with Yelp, a service that has emboldened the entitled diner more than any in recent memory. Not only do chefs and business owners have to worry about customers leaving salty reviews, even if …

Wet Hot American Summer Series Hits Netflix June 17 Wet Hot American Summer Series Hits Netflix June 17

Netflix has announced a bunch of summer release dates for some of its most-anticipated original series and specials, and David Wain and Michael Showalter’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is one of them. The series will premiere …

Orange Is The New Black Season 3 Lands June 12 Orange Is The New Black Season 3 Lands June 12

Netflix has just announced a bunch of release dates, including that of their most popular show, Orange Is The New Black. You can head back to Litchfield for the Jason Biggs-less season three on June 12. Here are some other …

Netflix Hits Australia, New Zealand March 24 Netflix Hits Australia, New Zealand March 24

We’ve known Netflix was readying its launch in Australia and New Zealand with March in mind, and today the company has announced a specific date. Netflix will land in Australia and New Zealand on March 24. “Many Aussies and Kiwis …

Tinder Plus Is Here, Will Cost More for Older Users Tinder Plus Is Here, Will Cost More for Older Users

Calling someone who’s 30 “older” is weird, especially as I approach that age – but in Tinder land 30 is officially old. Tinder has just launched its Tinder Plus premium service, which it’s been teasing for months. The paid tier, …

HBO Star Steals Parents’ HBO GO Password Just Like You Do

Mark Duplass, creator and star of the new and well-received HBO series Togetherness is just like you. He also steals borrows someone else’s HBO GO password to watch Game of Thrones. Duplass stopped by Watch What Happens Live and had …

ISIS Threatens to Kill Jack Dorsey, Twitter Employees ISIS Threatens to Kill Jack Dorsey, Twitter Employees

This weekend, someone writing on behalf of ISIS threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and all Twitter employees, calling on supporters to not “allow any one of the atheists to survive.” A post claiming to be in response to Twitter’s “campaign …

House of Cards: Kevin Spacey’s Southern Accent Sounds a Little Weird, But Who Cares? House of Cards: Kevin Spacey’s Southern Accent Sounds a Little Weird, But Who Cares?

From scene one, Netflix’s original series House of Cards has been over-the-top. That’s part of its charm. Like its main character, his accent, the city of Washington DC, and American politics in general, it’s a bit absurd. And that’s ok. …

Taco Bell Tweets New Delicious-Looking Abomination, A Cap’n Crunch Berries Donut Hole Filled with Icing

When Taco Bell first announced plans to create a taco with a Doritos shell, everyone was like yeah that’s gonna kick ass. And when Taco Bell announced plans to do breakfast and make a waffle taco, everyone was like yeah …