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Cyber Attack Took Took Down Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Spotify And More

Did you have trouble getting on Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon or Reddit Friday morning? You weren't alone. A major cyber attack affected all those sites on the East Coast starting at about 7:10am ET. Uh oh, we're having some issues right now and investigating. We'll keep you updated! — Spotify...
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Breastfeeding Moms May Get Their Own Emoji

A nurse named Rachel Lee has asked Unicode, the creator of the emoji keyboard, to add a breastfeeding emoji. This is a great idea. When my wife was breastfeeding our son she was often on her phone texting and posting to social media, so I have no doubt it would get used a lot. Rachel's proposal...
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Candy Crush? It's Going To Be A TV Show

In your WTH news of the week... Popular mobile game Candy Crush will soon be played on your television. CBS is developing it into a one-hour game show. The game, which tasks players with matching groups of candy to score points, is pretty boring to watch. So here's hoping the TV version will be way...
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See President Obama's Workout Playlist

Not sure when or how he manages to exercise, but President Obama seems like he's pretty fit. The White House released his workout playlist. He's got some Beyonce, Icona Pop, Black Eyed Peas, The Isley Brothers, and more. It's pretty bumpin'! I like that he has tracks from a few different decades...
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VIDEO: Do Kanye West's Tweets Sound Better Out Loud?

Game Of Thrones actor Jonathan Pryce did a segment called "Tweets That Sound Better Out Loud" where he reads random thoughts from Kanye West, Simon Cowell and Hugh Laurie. And you know what? They do sound better out loud! At least when read by an actor with this much talent: -Mike Draup Photo: USA...
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How Chris Rock Will Make $40 Million In Two Days

Chris Rock has been missing from TV for eight years, but he's coming back! He'll be doing 2 stand-up comedy specials on Netflix for $40 million. Um, yeah, you read that right $40 MILLION! "Chris Rock is a beloved actor and director, and his remarkable stand-up makes him comic royalty," says Ted...
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Why Netflix's Movie Library Is Shrinking

Netflix's movie library is shrinking. As of September 2016, the streaming giant had just 31 of IMDB's Top 250 movies. That's about 12%. But why? One, it's expensive to license all of those popular movies and two, Netflix has switched it's focus to orginial content. According to Streamingobserver...
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This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things - Chrissy Teigen Is Off Twitter

Actress/supermodel Chrissy Teigen (John Legend's wife) has reached her limit with Twitter negativity. This is why we can't have nice things! We are all losing out after she switched her Twitter page to private. "Yeah," she told a fan who asked if her account was private. "Not strong enough anymore...
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Drink Free Coffee At The 'Gilmore Girls' Diner In Your City

On Wednesday "Luke's Diner" will pop up all over the country. The fictional diner is from Gilmore Girls, and the pop up coffee shops are to promote the show's revival on Netflix. The shops will be serving free coffee, and there is at least one in all 50 states! Find the one nearest you here. The...
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'Luke Cage' Causes Netflix To Crash

The Marvel series Luke Cage premiered on Netflix Saturday, and so many people tried to stream it the network went down. Hi all - we are aware of streaming issues and we are working quickly to solve them. We will update you when they are resolved. — Netflix CS (@Netflixhelps) October 1, 2016 Luke...
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