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Webby Awards 2016 red carpet highlights

The 20th annual WebbyAwards was held on Monday to honor and celebrate internet personalties and industry visionaries. The event was held in New York City.This year, Jessica Alba was honored with an award forEntrepreneur of the Year, andKrysten Ritter' received an award for Actress of the Year....

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 2:29am

Dating site matches Americans fleeing Trump with Canadians

Adatingwebsiteis pledging to matchAmericanswho can't live with a DonaldTrumppresidency toCanadianslooking for love, facilitating the pledge often made by U.S. voters to move to Canada if the real estate billionaire is elected."Maple Match makes it easy forAmericansto find the ideal Canadian partner...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:26pm

Artist 'Biancoshock' creates real-life Internet in small village

In this day and age where everyone is online, it’s difficult to imagine what life was like before being ‘connected’. A small village of 400 people in Italy called Civitacampomarano, with a little help from Italian artist Biancoshock and his project WEB 0.0, shows us that people can socialize, shop...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:44pm

Boston-area police investigate explicit online photos of high schoolers

Authorities are investigating a Dropbox page that allegedly contained nude and partially nude photographs of female Duxbury High School students.On Thursday, Duxbury police and school officials said that the photos had been removed but authorities were focusing on uncovering how the images got...

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:45pm

'Game of Thrones' premiere causes Pornhub to lose views

A recent report shows that people are more interested in watching “Game of Thrones" than pornography.Last Sunday fans around the world tuned in to HBO to watch the highly anticipated Season 6 premiere of the fantasy drama.Adult entertainment sitePornhubcrunched the numbers to determine what porn...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:28am

You’ll never get this Disney parody song about steak and eggs out of your head

A video of a man singing a Disney parody song about cooking his breakfast of steak and eggs has gone viral.The video, called “Steak & Eggs Snapchat Song Disney Parody” was shared to YouTube on Tuesday and has racked up more than 18,000 views in one day.“I had a funny idea for a snapchat story,...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:59pm

PayPal changes plans due to transgender bathroom law

PayPal Holdings Inc. on Tuesday canceled plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and invest $3.6 million in the area after the state passed a controversial law targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens.The digital payment company's protest is the first...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 4:29pm

New website helps catch illegal subletters

A new website aims to assist property owners in uncovering illegal subletting offers for their properties on sites like Airbnb and Craigslist.Sublet Spy, based in New York City, claims to use the latest in military intelligence and online technology to analyze billions of data points to reveal...

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:42pm

Villanova professor arrested for possessing over 400 images of child porn: Police

A Villanova history instructor is under arrest after investigators said they found 415 images of child pornography on his home computer.Christopher Haas, 60, was an associate professor of history and classical studies at the university.“It’s sad,” Radnor Township Police Lt. Andrew J. Block told...

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 12:09am

Airbnb contest offers winners the chance to sleep in shark tank

Airbnb is reportedly offering the chance to stay several nights in a glass bedroom that’s been submerged in a shark tank.The contest, announced Tuesday morning, has made headlines for its adventurous prize of sleeping with sharks.RELATED:South African media fall for presidency'sAprilFool joke“On...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:28pm

Owner of online broadcaster allegedly involved in underage prostitution

The New Jersey owner of an online broadcasting service allegedly allowed teenage girls to get paid for engaging in sex acts for a private Internet audience and encouraged his viewers to sexually assault a New York City woman in exchange for $100.Robert Ianuale, 32, of Hazlet, now faces...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 11:39pm

Global majority backs a ban on 'dark net,' poll says

Seven in 10 people say the "dark net" – an anonymous online home to both criminals and activists fearful of government surveillance – should be shut down, according to a global Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.The findings, from a poll of at least 1,000 people in each of 24 countries, come as...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 4:13pm

'I prolly had ur pics' teen sentenced to probation

A Montgomery County teenager pleaded guilty to posting nude pictures of teen girls from high school online and was sentenced to probation on Tuesday.Brandon Tyler Berlin, 19, was sentenced to two years of probation, and ordered by a judgeto perform200 hours of community service, pay a $250 fineand...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 12:09am

FanDuel and DraftKings shut down games in New York

Top daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings agreed to stop taking money in New York on Monday, amid a monthslong fight with the state's attorney general over whether the games are illegal gambling.New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the companies had agreed to immediately...

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:20pm

NYCLU voices privacy concerns over city’s new public Wi-Fi network

Last month, New Yorkers were given the first taste of what officials called “ultra-fast” free public Wi-Fi, but one nonprofit organization is raising questions on the privacy of such a network.The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) announced Wednesday several privacy concerns with the city’s...

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:47am

Watch this convict sing an apology in court

A convicted felon probably didn’t plan to become Internet famous after he sang an apology song in an Ann Arbor, Michigan, court earlier this week, MLive reported.Brian Earl Taylor, 21, who was found guilty of illegally carrying a concealed weapon and unlawful imprisonment, was sentenced to two...

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:36pm

The hot convict is out of prison and ready for his close up

The hot convict whose mug shot went viral in 2014 has been released from prison.Jeremy Meeks was originally sentenced to a 27 month term in prison for weapon charges, ABC reported.Now he’s reportedly ready to start modeling and acting.“We have a lot in store regarding Jeremy’s new career," Meek's...

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:28pm

Watch a reporter nearly get hit by car on live TV

Part of the attraction of live TV is the thrill of the unexpected, however, a reporter that was nearly hit by a car as it veered off the road probably has a different perspective.Alex Savidge of California news station KTVU was reporting on a story live on air when a car was pushed off the road and...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 1:34am

Petition wants Fetty Wap to perform 'Trap Queen' at Nancy Reagan's funeral

Attention Internet, there’s an official Change.org petition to get hip-hop artist Fetty Wap to perform his viral hit song “Trap Queen” at Nancy Reagan’s funeral.Now let’s take a few steps back and get some of you up to speed.RELATED:What is ‘Damn, Daniel,' theviralmeme of the week (Video)First of...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:45pm

Watch and listen to this unbelievable music machine powered by 2,000 marbles

It might sound cheesy, but Metro has lost it’s marbles after watching the soon-to-be viral video of the “The Wintergartan Marble Machine.”What’s the Wintergartan Marble Machine? Well it’s essentially a very complicated music box that uses marbles to make music.Or in other words:“The Wintergartan...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 11:21pm