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WordPress 4.0 ‘Benny’ Released, Adds Features To Popular Blog Platform

WordPress 4.0 logo

WordPress.org, the community that creates the popular WordPress blogging platform, has released WordPress 4.0, commonly called “Benny.” Although “WordPress 4.0″ appears to be a major release, the makers of the software say it’s just another release and “4.0″ happened to be the next number in line after the previous release, 3.9. The term “Benny” comes… Read more »

Man Arrested For Facebook Post: Free Speech Or Terrorist Threat?

Exodus lyrics as terrorism? Man arrested for Facebook post.

A man arrested for a Facebook post two weeks ago says he was only sharing song lyrics, but several people reported that the lyrics appeared to be a threat. Now the band behind the song is responding to the controversy, and the man behind the Facebook post was released after eight days in jail, but… Read more »

To Catch A Hacker: To Know One, Be One

A photo of a computer hacker

With the recent breaking news of 4chan posting leaked photos of celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Victoria Justice, it just goes to show how easily hackers can go undetected. But the best way to catch a hacker is to learn the ways of a hacker. Hackers enjoy a life of anonymity. They… Read more »

Indians Apply A Humanitarian Desi Tweak To The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Indians Are Eagerly Taking The Rice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has proven to be a great example of self-propelled marketing techniques. People all over the world are eagerly drenching themselves in ice-cold water to show their support to the ALS community. Multitudes have offered cash donation to the organization that works for raising ALS awareness. However, there are many who… Read more »

The Day Instagram Went Down

On Thursday, Instagram went down for two hours.

Social media has become the hub of interaction in the modern day. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have taken over the internet and changed the way people live their lives. Users have been known to change their marital status on Facebook at the altar during their ceremony. Others have been known to stupidly tweet… Read more »

Apple’s New Devices Set To Be Unveiled Sept. 9

Apple's-New-Devices-Set-To-Be-Unveiled-Sept.-9

Apple’s new devices could be unveiled at an event slated for Sept. 9 in Cupertino, Calif., according to a CNN report. In the CNN report, the Atlanta-based cable television station cited multiple reports in recent months that said the unveiling would likely be the long-rumored iPhone 6. The news network said the latest generation of… Read more »

Google Acquires ‘Zync’: Is Google Entering The Movie Business?

Google Acquires Zync: Is Google Entering The Movie Business?

Is Google entering the movie business by purchasing Zync? That aspect is unclear, but Google Inc. is acquiring a company called Zync. In a day and age when companies are constantly buying up smaller companies to keep the competitive edge, Google and Apple are in the news most often.In a bid to have a leg… Read more »

Apple Recalls Faulty iPhone 5 Batteries

iPhone Battery Gauge

Apple is offering free replacements of iPhone 5 batteries for affected phones that burn through batteries and need to be recharged often. That may sound like everyone’s iPhone, but Apple clarifies this is a specific set of iPhone 5 phones sold between September 2012 and January 2013. Apple even knows the exact serial numbers of… Read more »

Meet Robo Brain, Aka The Google For Robots

Robo Brain

Imagine living life without 24/7/365 access to Google. Better yet, imagine not being able to instantly do any of the following things: Look up the weather forecast for any city in the world. Read dictionary definitions for any word. Find nearby restaurants and grocery stores. Read local and national news stories. Make arithmetic calculations. Find… Read more »