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LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online LinkedIn Passwords Leaked Online

[UPDATE 2] LinkedIn has confirmed the security breach and invalidated the affected passwords. Users can reset their password to regain access to their accounts. Read the full story. [UPDATE] LinkedIn has tweeted an update on the situation from their end. …

Mitt Romney’s Email Account Hacked, Shared with Gawker Mitt Romney’s Email Account Hacked, Shared with Gawker
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The presidential election cycle in the United States happens every four years or, at least, is scheduled to go on as such. If you have even one of your primary senses intact, you no doubt know that there’s a lot …

Scout Willis Arrested for Open Container, Fake ID

Scout Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, was arrested in New York for drinking beer and giving police a fake ID. The 20-year-old was arrested at 6:30 PM in Manhattan’s Union Square and charged with two misdemeanors: criminal …

Just Turn The Damn Phone: New PSA Wants To Stop Vertical Video Syndrome

We’ve all seen it, and it’s just as painful every time. Not all of us are afflicted with the disease, but we all know someone who is. If you’re tired of someone you know negatively affecting everyone with their illness, …

YouTube Strikes Deal to Monetize User Videos Featuring Copyrighted Material YouTube Strikes Deal to Monetize User Videos Featuring Copyrighted Material

If you spend any time on YouTube at all, you have probably realized they scan user uploads constantly searching for copyrighted materials that shouldn’t be up there without the publisher’s permission. For instance, if you post a video of yourself …

Penny Marshall: Scammed Out of 5 Grand By Lamar Odom?
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Actress and director Penny Marshall has been an avid Lakers fan for years; it’s not uncommon to see her on the sidelines at the games, cheering on her favorite team. So it’s no surprise that she and Lamar Odom should …

LinkedIn Addresses Mobile Calendar Privacy Concerns LinkedIn Addresses Mobile Calendar Privacy Concerns

Social networks have been struggling to find a balance on the issue of privacy for years, and LinkedIn is no different. Being the social network for professional networking means privacy is especially important to LinkedIn – careers can be dashed …

WWDC 2012: Mac Pro To Get A Much-Needed Update WWDC 2012: Mac Pro To Get A Much-Needed Update

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple was planning major updates to four of its five Mac computer lines. Previous rumors have predicted updates for three lines, the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac, all of which are expected to …

“Take My Money, HBO” Shows That Plenty Of People Pirate Just Because They Have To “Take My Money, HBO” Shows That Plenty Of People Pirate Just Because They Have To

I’m sure you all remember that amazing comic from The Oatmeal that depicts what happend when the creator decided to watch HBO’s smash series Game of Thrones. With credit card in hand, he took to the interwebs to try and …

Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has a Benign Brain Tumor

Sheryl Crow has made public the news that she has been diagnosed as having a benign brain tumor. She tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal about making this discovery after becoming concerned about her recent memory loss. “I worried about my …

Miley Cyrus Engaged To Hunger Games Star
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Miley Cyrus, actress, songstress, and daughter of the man who brought the word “mullet” into the lexicon, is now engaged to Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth. The two have been dating for three years now, and Hemsworth popped the question …

E3 2012: Square Enix Shows Off Next-Gen Game Engine: Luminous Studio
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Regardless of how you feel about Square Enix’s quality as of late, you have to admit they make a pretty game. Final Fantasy XIII is still one of the prettiest games to come out of this generation of hardware. There …

Amanda Bynes Charged With D.U.I., Says She Doesn’t Drink
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Actress Amanda Bynes has been formally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after her arrest in April. Bynes was pulled over in L.A. after she allegedly hit a police car while changing lanes. Bynes says she …

Gooey Search: We Can Make Google Search Better Gooey Search: We Can Make Google Search Better

Have you ever been in the position in which you needed to conduct a search but couldn’t find the words that were suitable to query? If so, software company Visual Purple hopes to help through an effort it calls Gooey Search. WebProNews writer Chris Crum first told you about the Gooey Search project a couple of weeks ago, but we recently spoke with Ed Heinbockel, the President and Founder Visual Purple, to find out more about the concept.

Hugh Hefner and Ex-Fiance Crystal Harris are Together Again
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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris, the Playboy mogul’s ex-fiance who famously left him days before they were scheduled to tie the knot, are a couple once again. Although Hefner states that he may have dodged a bullet after Harris’ departure …

Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch
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Airtime, the next big thing from Napster Co-founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker officially launched to the public today. The service is a Facebook web application for person to person calls, similar to Skype, but with a trwist. Airtime focuses …

Wireless Carriers May Adopt Flat Rate Voice Plans Wireless Carriers May Adopt Flat Rate Voice Plans

If you’ve ever tried to figure out which of your wireless carrier’s plans is the best fit for your needs, then you know that it can sometimes be a pain. Carriers like Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint often have a wide …

Censored Blogger: “People Need to Know the Truth” Censored Blogger: “People Need to Know the Truth”
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For a man who’s been diagnosed with diabetes, you’d never guess that about Steven Cooksey. His life choices fly directly in the face of the American Diabetes Association’s recommendations for people living with the disease. He maintains a no-grain/low-carbohydrate diet, …

Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google
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At E3, Microsoft announced, among other things, that Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360 this fall. That means that tons of Xbox users will have easy access to browsing the entire web right from their favorite gaming console. …

Skyrim Dawnguard DLC E3 Interview Reveals 20 Hours of Content
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was the darling of last year’s E3, wowing the crowds with its dragon shouts and epic battles. At this year’s E3, Bethesda is previewing the first major Skyrim downloadable content (DLC), Dawnguard. Though a trailer …

Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal, …

Matt Cutts: Google Doesn’t Use Bounce Rate Matt Cutts: Google Doesn’t Use Bounce Rate
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There’s been a lot of talk over the years (especially post Panda update) about whether or not Google uses bounce rate as a ranking signal. In fact, even this morning at SMX Advanced in the SEO Periodic Table session, the …

Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75 Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75
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It seems like everyday marks a new low for the folks over at Facebook. Today, stock prices slipped below the $26 mark to $25.75. Considering shares started out at $38, I would say the IPO has lost almost all of …

Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding

There’s a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. …