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SNL, GoT Actors Cast in Angry Birds Movie

pcmag.com — Sony Pictures Entertainment and Rovio today announced the all-star cast of its upcoming Angry Birds feature film. The unveiling came after 48 hours of fowl-flinging, as players around the world slinged one billion birds in an effort to reveal the secret.
Oct 01, 2014

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Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens Over 'Real Name' Rule

pcmag.com — Facebook sparred with the drag queen community over its recent "real name" crackdown, but the social network is hoping to make things right. In a Wednesday post, Facebook's Chief Product Officer Chris Cox apologized to "the affected community of drag queens, drag kings, transgender, and extensive community of our friends, neighbors, and members of the LGBT community for the hardship that we've put you through in dealing with your Facebook accounts over the past few weeks."

What's New Now: Nein to 9! All Hail Windows 10

pcmag.com — Microsoft is saying "nein!" to Windows 9 and going straight to Windows 10. But what's behind the new name? PCMag software analyst Jill Duffy questions whether breaking the naming and numbering cycle is a distraction technique, or - as Redmond claims - emblematic of Microsoft pushing forward for greatness with Windows, after the debacle of Windows 8.

JibJab Creators Launch iOS GIF Maker

pcmag.com — Ten years after e-card maker JibJab went viral with a presidential parody, brothers Gregg and Evan Spiridellis are tackling a different trend: GIFs. Less than two weeks old, JibJab Messages provides templates for users to add themselves or friends to wacky animated GIFs, shareable via text, email, and social media.

Holder: iOS, Android Encryption Is 'Worrisome'

pcmag.com — Apple and Google are beefing up security in their next-gen mobile operating systems and the move has law enforcement officials scrambling. Shortly after FBI Director James Comey told reporters that he is "very concerned" about plans for encryption in iOS and Android, U.S.

4 Indicted for Microsoft, Army Hacks

pcmag.com — Four members of an international hacking ring have been charged with breaking into the networks of prominent tech companies and the U.S. Army, and stealing more than $100 million in intellectual property.