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The Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Steve Jobs Biopic The Social Network’s Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Steve Jobs Biopic

Aaron Sorkin will be writing a screenplay for a Sony Picture’s biopic about Steve Jobs based on Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs. The studio made the announcement Tuesday. This is not the indie film we have been talking about on webpronews, …

Joanna Johnson: Soap Opera Star Reveals She’s Gay

In the world of daytime soaps, romance is what keeps viewers tuned in. Day after day, millions of fans watch their favorite shows (or “stories”, as my grandmother called them) to see who the stars are sleeping with and to …

Wii U Details And Launch Titles Emerge From Amazon
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I love retail outlets. They always get information before the press when it comes to new console launches. One of the more mysterious consoles has been the Wii U with Nintendo remaining tight-lipped regarding their next console’s launch later this …

Google to Expand Its Android Nexus Lineup Google to Expand Its Android Nexus Lineup

Until now, Google has chosen one manufacturer to collaborate with and create a spec phone for new versions of Android. In 2010, HTC and Google created the first of these smartphones, the Nexus One. For the next two years Samsung …

Zodiac Killer and His True Identity Explored in New Book
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Zodiac Killer has captured the imagination of many individuals over the years, particularly since nobody seems to know who, exactly, was behind this string of extremely heinous murders. The murderer, who stalked Northern Californian residents back in the late 60′s …

Berlin-based EarlyBird Raises $100 Million Berlin-based EarlyBird Raises $100 Million

Berlin investment firm EarlyBird recently raised $100 million in its fourth round. EarlyBird was founded in 1997, and has since invested in more than 70 companies, and is presently focusing on European startups, especially those in Germany. Incidentally, LinkedIn co-founder …

Apple Seeks Dismissal Of Siri Lawsuit Apple Seeks Dismissal Of Siri Lawsuit

Back in March we brought you news that a class action lawsuit had been filed against Apple over Siri, the personal assistant software that has been one of Apple’s main selling points for the iPhone 4S. The suit, brought by …

Lauryn Hill’s Ex To Marry Supermodel: Twitter Reacts
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Songstress Lauryn Hill (formerly of The Fugees) has had a rough road when it comes to relationships, and because of her celebrity status they always seem to get blown up to become very public, despite her best efforts to keep …

Crowdcentric’s ‘Instagram Your City’ Contest Crowdcentric’s ‘Instagram Your City’ Contest

In conjunction with New York-based strategy firm Crowdcentric’s Social Media Week, the organizers have launched the Instagram Your City contest, with the winner being able to go to any Social Media Week city of their choosing during the September 24-28 …

Will Facebook’s Priorities Change After Going Public? Will Facebook’s Priorities Change After Going Public?

As we approach the eve of the much anticipated Facebook IPO many are still left wondering how the social networking site is going to satisfy demand from all their shareholders to generate huge returns on those investments. Now as many …

Loch Ness Monster Arthritis: Even Pliosaurs Get the Blues

Loch Ness Monster Arthritis isn’t some sort of bizarre disease that you’re likely to learn about while watching reruns of terrible sitcoms in the wee hours of the morning. No, according to a team of researchers at the University of …

Charles Nesson Says RIAA Creating “Urban Legend” Around Copyright Charles Nesson Says RIAA Creating “Urban Legend” Around Copyright
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You may recall the story of Joel Tenenbaum, the young man who chose to fight the RIAA when the group began to go after individual file sharers during the last decade. He has been caught in a legal hell for …

Carlos Fuentes Dies: Iconic Mexican Writer Was 83

Carlos Fuentes, iconic Mexican writer, died on Tuesday of an internal hemorrhage. He leaves behind a legacy of words which spoke of his ideals, but also of the complicated nature of man, love, and politics. Mexican president Felipe Calderon tweeted …

Obama Gay Marriage Support Sees Urban Backlash

The Presidential election season is upon us and things are going to start to get nasty. Now that we know, for sure, who the two candidates are going to be, they will start to solidify their beliefs and try to …

Pizza Delicious Test Runs a Facebook Ad Pizza Delicious Test Runs a Facebook Ad
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With Facebook in the process of its IPO, some investors have been frightened beyond the general terrors afforded by founder Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to remove his rebellious-yet-comfy security-hoodie – they fear that Facebook might run into a bit of an …

Apple Patents A Remote For Your Steering Wheel Apple Patents A Remote For Your Steering Wheel
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For many of us these days – myself included – smartphones and MP3 players have taken the place of our car’s built-in stereo system. More and more auto manufacturers are recognizing that fact, and are building compatibility with such devices …

Google Music Now Preventing Device De-authorization Google Music Now Preventing Device De-authorization
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Most Google Music users will never know it, but there is a limit to the number of devices that can be authorized and associated with a single Google Music account. Specifically, only 10 different ROMs may be authorized. This limit …

Kim Kardashian: Kanye Appearance Confirmed for Season Seven

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s relationship will be televised. However, those hoping to see the two celebrities get their TV-MA on are going to be more than a little disappointed. Although West will probably appear at some during over the …

Facebook And Zynga Might Be Getting A Little Too Close Facebook And Zynga Might Be Getting A Little Too Close
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Playing favorites is one of those things that just doesn’t sit well with me. It’s unfair to everybody else and the person being pandered to usually ends up with an inflated ego that’s going to pop sooner than later. All …

Facebook Co-Founder Severin Could Save $67 Million Facebook Co-Founder Severin Could Save $67 Million

You might recall last Friday when we reported on Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Eduardo attended Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg and helped Facebook arrange for much of the financing that got it to where it is today. Before the social network …

Most Computer Users Are Pirates (of Software, not Booty) Most Computer Users Are Pirates (of Software, not Booty)
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Be honest: how much of that software on your home computer did you really pay for? All of it? Most of it? Maybe just a little? Did you feel the need to hide that disc containing Adobe Photoshop CS6 that …

Is Facebook Changing Too Quickly? Is Facebook Changing Too Quickly?
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With the Facebook IPO drawing ever closer, the company is trying its best to project itself as stable and business-friendly. This wasn’t always the case, though. Until just a couple of years ago, CEO Mark Zuckerberg would implement changes on …

Kelly Preston Wants to Have More Children
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Kelly Preston, wife of recently embattled actor John Travolta, says that she would like to have more children at some point in her life. During an interview on the Lifetime program “The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet”, the “Sky High” …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Four Inch Screen Confirmed? iPhone 5 Rumor: Four Inch Screen Confirmed?
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One of the most tenacious rumors surrounding the iPhone 5 (or, more likely, “new iPhone”) has concerned its screen size. Apple has held doggedly to the original 3.5-inch screen through five generations of iPhone, beginning with the very first one …