Kelly Clarkson just made this sweet couple’s proposal happen and it’s so cute

June 24, 2017

With a million unique proposals flooding the internet on a daily basis, it’s hard to stand outunless you’re lucky enough to enlist the help of Kelly Clarkson. The singer assisted some fans in making their marriage proposal one to remember at a recent meet and greet, and well, see how cute it is for yourself. SEE ALSO: Guy steals the mic and proposes to his girlfriend at his graduation Alex Malerba proposed to his boyfriend Justin backstage with the singer, and the surprise went …

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College offers courses in becoming a bona fide social media influencer

June 22, 2017

… AFP/Getty Images In a country with over 700 million phone users, it can be tough standing out. But top-earning internet celebrities, known as Wang Hong in China, can earn up to $46 million a year. It’s no wonder everyone’s jostling to become the Next Big Thing. The skills you need for viral fame At the YWICC, students are practicing in dance studios and being taught how to dress fashionably. 21-year-old Mengna Jiang is one of 33 students mostly women majoring in the school’s …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… business model than competition from Google, however. “That’s not the cause of ad tech’s weakness by itself,” Wieser said. “Those are not very good businesses. They’re mostly commoditized.” Either way, noted venture capitalist Fred Wilson predicted in January that it would be virtually impossible to find funding for an internet advertising business this year. “The ad:tech market will go the way of search, social, and mobile as investors and …

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Adam West filmed one last Batman cameo that was never aired — watch it now

June 19, 2017

NBC is giving us a chance to see one of Adam West's last roles.Image: MIKE NELSON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Adam West may have passed away last week, but memorials to the iconic Batman actor continue to pour in. Along with the flood of tributes from his peers and admirers on social media and the touching Bat-signal display on the Las Angeles City Hall building, West’s last media appearances are making the internet rounds. The actor, who died at 88 from complications from leukemia, kept …

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New smart home designs will come with dead zone-free Wi-Fi and Alexa

June 16, 2017

You can now have a Wi-Fi network built right into your home.Image: Shutterstock / asharkyu The Wi-Fi Alliance, the non-profit organization that certifies Wi-Fi enabled products, is ready to usher in a new era of the smart homes. Traditionally, there have been no set standards for integrating a wireless network directly into home blueprints, unlike other essential utilities, such as plumbing and electricity. But as our houses continue to be filled with IoT appliances that depend on the internet, …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… thought to myself, fucking hell, this is amazing. Hes 15 and painting like this? I thought, this boy is going to go far, Nation said. John Nation describes this piece by Jody Thomas as one of the Barton Hill Youth Center’s most defining artworks. For Inkie, Nations project acted as a vital central hub for the citys graffiti artists in the pre-internet era of the late 80s to mid-90s. Without this center and Johns support of our artwork, Bristol would not have had the scene it …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 6, 2017

… and others in a local park "about religion, Mohammed, this kind of stuff." He says his wife reported the neighbor's behavior to police, but nothing came of it. Palomba says he later became friendly with the man and never suspected he could be planning attacks. ___ 6:30 p.m. Social media giants Google and Twitter are responding to British Prime Minister Theresa May's statement that internet companies are complicit in terror attacks by giving extremist views "the safe …

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This ‘wizarding pub’ kickstarter will use tech to simulate magic

June 1, 2017

If you like 1) drinking in pubs and 2) the magical world of Harry Potter, you are most definitely in luck. Matthew Cortland, a designer and former reading teacher, is launching a Kickstarter for a “wizarding pub and inn” in London called The Cauldron a venue that would use technology and the internet of things to simulate sweet, sweet magic. SEE ALSO: Don’t ever tell me ‘Harry Potter’ is just for kids. You’re wrong, and I can prove it. Cortland told …

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So today, a ‘Simpsons’ GIF was part of sophisticated international diplomacy

June 1, 2017

… trolled Trump and released photos of him on the internet After Russian President Vladimir Putin met with President of France, Emmanuel Macron to deliver a joint press conference on Monday, much to the ire of Ukrainians, Putin said Anna Yaroslavna, queen consort of France from 1051 to 1060, was Russian. Ukraine later @’ed Russia on Tuesday to set the record straight and give the country a little history refresher about Yaroslavna, who married France’s King Henry I but was in fact …

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Amazon is finally going to refund your kids’ unauthorized in-app purchases

May 31, 2017

If you've fallen victim to tap-happy kids, there may be some reliefImage: Newscast/REX/Shutterstock If you’ve been the victim of a tap-happy child who goes on a Candy Crush spending spree while you tried to just taste the sweet, sweet relief of a 10 minute nap, there’s more relief in sight. SEE ALSO: Your internet data is absolutely a national security issue The FTC announced on Tuesday that Amazon will begin considering and offering refunds for unauthorized in-app purchases …

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Meet the YouTube star behind Overly Attached Girlfriend

… tiny piece of me feels slighted,” he wrote. “The rest of me lives in the real world. I gave my idea to the internet, how can I be mad at the internet for running away with it? On the other hand, I feel a bit better about my ability to be clever on occasion, and it occasionally pumps me up when working on creative writing projects or even technical writing, which I do full-time.”His account has since been deleted. Screengrab via Overly Attached Girlfriend Meme Blog …

May 23, 2017
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A Fappening Victim Speaks Out: Teresa Palmer on the Celebrity Nude Photo Hack

… doesnt feel the least bit ashamed by the images of her that circulated online.It hasnt changed what I do, she says. Ill be in the bath with my son and my husband will take a picture of us. Ive just given over to the fact that, You know what? This may end up on the internet, and if it ends up on the internet, it ends up on the internet. I think I have a pretty healthy perspective on it, but I know some of the other girls were really traumatized by it." More From this publisher : HERE …

May 21, 2017
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DHS issues homegrown terror bulletin

Washington (CNN)The Department of Homeland Security renewed a bulletin late Monday that warned of the dangers posed by homegrown terrorists and called the threat environment in the country one of the “most serious” since the 9/11 attacks. “We face one of the most serious terror threat environments since the 9/11 attacks as foreign terrorist organizations continue to exploit the internet to inspire, enable, or direct individuals already here in the homeland to commit terrorist …

May 17, 2017
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CNN 10 – May 15, 2017

… released a patch for last month. This ransomware is actually just going through the internet looking through vulnerable computers, according to cyber security firm Malware Bites. That means you don’t even have to click a phishing email to get infected. How can you protect yourself? Well, you know those seemingly annoying security updates from Microsoft Windows, if you’ve installed the latest one, you’re safe. If you haven’t, do it right away. For now, that’s about …

May 16, 2017
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