Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Dangerous Stunt – Video Shows Man On Dirt Bike Flying Over California Freeway

A dirt bike flies over the 60 Freeway in Riverside County. It’s a mind-boggling stunt that would make anyone do a double take. Before launching over the freeway, the rider can be seen accelerating up a dirt path carved from a hillside and then liftoff.  More…

Blake Lively claims she’s part Cherokee – Doesn’t mention if she’s related to Elizabeth Warren


Blake Lively claims that she is part Cherokee — and social media isn’t buying it. The actress is under attack after she briefly addressed her mixed heritage claims in a L’Oreal Paris ad for various skin tones, noting that she is English, German, Irish and Cherokee.  More…

Orlando nightclub shooting victims’ families sue Facebook, Twitter

Families of the victims of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting on Monday filed a federal civil suit against Twitter, Facebook and Google for allegedly providing “material support” to the Islamic State and helping to radicalize shooter Omar Mateen.  More…

Trump Tower now labeled “Dump Tower” on Google Maps

Forget the Yelp reviews. Someone figured out a new way to down grade the Trump Hotel. Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York has been renamed on Google Maps, and it’s probably not a name President-Elect Donald Trump handpicked himself.  More…

Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After E-Mail

An Amazon.com Inc. employee was injured when he leaped off a building at the company’s Seattle headquarters in what police characterized as a suicide attempt. The man sent an e-mail visible to hundreds of co-workers, including Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, before the incident occurred.  More…

Facebook glitch made it appear some users had died

Some Facebook users received an unsettling shock Friday, when an unexplained glitch caused the social networking service to post a notice that implied they were dead. Even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s page had the death notice for a short time on Friday. But messages had disappeared by midday California time.  More…

Grubhub boss says employees who agree with Trump’s rhetoric should resign

If you voted for Donald Trump, you may not feel welcomed at Grubhub. The CEO of Grubhub, an online food delivery service, sent a company wide email Wednesday suggesting employees who agree with President-elect Donald Trump’s behaviors and his campaign rhetoric should resign.  More…

New Clinton emails found during Anthony Weiner probe

Anthony Weiner’s lurid communications from his latest sex scandal prompted the FBI to reopen its probe into Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server — a bombshell development that rocked the presidential race Friday.  More…

Malware alert: Amy Schumer is the Internet’s most dangerous celebrity

Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet — and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality. According to Intel Security, a search for the star carries over a 16 percent chance of connecting with a site that carries viruses or malware.  More…

Judge blasts Nick Denton for lying about Gawker stock value

A Florida judge slammed Gawker founder Nick Denton in a ruling Friday for making her think his share of the gossip website’s stock was worth $81 million when it was actually valued at less than $30 million.  More…

Macon man arrested after allegedly encouraging others on Facebook to kill police

A 19-year-old Macon man was arrested after he allegedly posted comments on a TV station’s Facebook page telling the public to “kill all white cops.” Derrick “De De” Hudson, of a Roosevelt Avenue address, is accused of typing “Just kill all white cracker cops LLH” (laughing like hell. He is charged with soliciting people to commit murder.  More…

Driver playing “Pokémon Go” in car slams into tree

A motorist who last night slammed his car into a tree in upstate New York told police that he was distracted playing “Pokémon Go” at the time of the crash, according to investigators. When the driver, Steven Cary, “saw a ‘special’ Pokémon on his app, he looked down for a minute and woke up in an ambulance,” his mother said.  More…

Twitter Comments: Fans outraged over Isaiah Crowell image

Twitter Comments: Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell has apologized for posting a drawing on Instagram last week showing a police officer getting his throat slashed.  More…

Leaked images appear to show Micah Johnson’s body after he was killed by police robot

Leaked images appearing to show the dead body of Dallas sniper Micah Johnson after he was blown up by a ‘bomb robot’ appear genuine, a former US Army explosives expert said. Dallas Police has refused to say whether the gruesome photos anonymously posted online Sunday evening are genuine images of the slain cop killer.  More…

Woman records horrific scene after boyfriend is fatally shot by police

A black man was fatally shot by a cop during a minor traffic stop in Minnesota — and the bloody aftermath was widely shared in a video in which the man’s anguished girlfriend, sitting by his side, said: “Police shot him for no apparent reason.”  More…