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FCC to Businesses: Blocking Wi-Fi Is 100% Illegal FCC to Businesses: Blocking Wi-Fi Is 100% Illegal

The Federal Communications Commission has stated, unequivocally, that businesses which interfere with consumers’ Wi-Fi are in direct violation of the law. “In the 21st Century, Wi-Fi, represents an essential on-ramp to the internet. Personal Wi-Fi networks, or “hot spots,” are …

‘Steve Jobs’ Cast Confirmed: Michael Fassbender to Star, Filming Begins ‘Steve Jobs’ Cast Confirmed: Michael Fassbender to Star, Filming Begins

Shooting for Universal Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic (formerly Sony Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic), has officially begun – and with that, the official cast has been announced. No real surprises here, as Michael Fassbender will play Jobs. Kate Winslet will play …

Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee

We now know a little bit more about the guy who crashed a drone into the White House lawn in the early morning hours on Monday. The Secret Service has confirmed that the man is a government employee, who works …

Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations Apple Pay Coming to 200K Vending Machines, Parking Stations

Apple and USA Technologies have just entered into a partnership that will make the company’s mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, available in over 200,000 self-service retail locations. What do they mean by “self-service retail locations”? Things like vending machines, laundry …

Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville Google Fiber Coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville

According to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Google is gearing up to announce that its Fiber initiative is expanding into four metro areas. The four cities reportedly getting Google Fiber next are Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, and Nashville. From …

Check Out These Insane WordPress Stats Check Out These Insane WordPress Stats

Earlier this month, Automattic gave us a look at a bunch of stats about WordPress.com blogs in 2014. They were pretty impressive. For example, there were a total of 18,300,771 new blogs created throughout the year. That’s up 12.5% compared …

Ridiculous 6, Adam Sandler’s First Netflix Movie, Has a Pretty Impressive Cast Lined Up Ridiculous 6, Adam Sandler’s First Netflix Movie, Has a Pretty Impressive Cast Lined Up

Adam Sandler, who’s going to spend the next few years producing original films for Netflix, has assembled a huge cast for his first attempt – a “comedic spin on ensemble westerns like The Magnificent Seven” called Ridiculous 6. According to …

Police Think Google’s Waze App Could Get Them Killed Police Think Google’s Waze App Could Get Them Killed

Crowdsourced traffic app Waze lets users input a lot of information about the roads they travel – accidents, construction zones, icy roads, etc. It also lets users tell each other about that cop posted up at the upcoming intersection. And …

WikiLeaks Blasts Google For Giving FBI Personal Data, Delaying Notification WikiLeaks Blasts Google For Giving FBI Personal Data, Delaying Notification

Google reportedly delayed by two and a half years disclosure to WikiLeaks that it gave emails and other data from three of its staff to the FBI. This occurred after a federal judge issued a warrant. Michael Ratner of the …

Netflix Has a Big Night at the SAG Awards Netflix Has a Big Night at the SAG Awards

Score some major awards for Netflix, who nabbed three at Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild awards. The first award of the night went to Orange Is The New Black‘s Uzo Aduba, who took home the Actor for Outstanding Performance by …

Netflix Inks Deal for Four Duplass Brothers Films Netflix Inks Deal for Four Duplass Brothers Films

Recently-prolific filmmaking brothers Mark and Jay Duplass have inked a big deal with Netflix. According to Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos, speaking with Deadline, Duplass Brothers Productions have signed a four-film agreement with Netflix. Each film will hit Netflix exclusively …

Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance

Netflix’s new documentary about the life of singer Nina Simone is off to a strong start, receiving high praise from the audience at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, What Happened, Miss Simone?, received a standing ovation and the praise …

NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool …

Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Neflix made …

Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Gets Its First Trailer Netflix’s ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Gets Its First Trailer

Netflix’s new show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a Tina Fey-produced comedy about a woman who escapes a cult, has just received its first trailer. The show, which stars Ellie Kemper, will debut all 13 episodes on March 6. Post by Unbreakable …

You Can Watch ‘Transparent’ for Free This Weekend You Can Watch ‘Transparent’ for Free This Weekend

If the new show Transparent just hit your radar because of its Golden Globes win and you’ve been itching to see what the fuss is about, this weekend offers you a chance. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, Transparent is …

You Can Get Amazon Prime for Just $72 This Saturday You Can Get Amazon Prime for Just $72 This Saturday

If you’ve been holding out on buying a subscription to Amazon Prime, the time has come. It’s probably not going to get much cheaper than it’ll be this Saturday (1/24). Amazon has announced that for one day only, new Prime …

Microsoft Shows Off A Bunch Of Windows 10 Stuff Microsoft Shows Off A Bunch Of Windows 10 Stuff

In September, Microsoft unveiled Windows 10, launching an early technical preview for PC on October 1. With the release, Microsoft highlighted advancements for the enterprise and collaboration as well as consistency across devices. It adapted to Xbox, PCs, phones, tablets, …

What’s on Amazon Prime but Not on Netflix? There’s a Page for That

FYI Amazon has a dedicated page called Prime Member Exclusives: Not on Netflix that lists every movie and TV show you can stream via Amazon Prime Instant Video, but not on Netflix. So, if you have both services and are …

NBC to Stream Super Bowl, Halftime Show in Promotional Effort NBC to Stream Super Bowl, Halftime Show in Promotional Effort

NBC is looking to promote its NBC Sports Live Extra streaming service, and football fans will reap the benefits on February 1. The Super Bowl will be available to stream – for free and without a login – on NBC.com …

Netflix in Hotels? Marriott Tests New TV Service Netflix in Hotels? Marriott Tests New TV Service

Vacancy. Indoor Pool. Free … Netflix? The Marriott hotel chain is testing new video offerings in a handful of locations. The new TV service apparently allows guests to stream Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora in their rooms. “We have invited leading …