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Ireland’s wedding singer priest an Internet hit

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An Irish priest has become a social-media sensation after he surprised a bride and groom by singing a custom-made cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” at their wedding.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Korean ‘Let It Go’ parody tickles netizens

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The hype over the Oscar-winning song “Let it Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” reached Korea as a viral parody in a television show there tickled netizens.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Neil Young unveils high-definition music player, store

This Sept. 27, 2012, file photo shows singer-songwriter Neil Young posing for a portrait at The Carlyle hotel in New York. Young announced plans Monday to launch a high-definition portable music player and download service, saying it will improve the experience of listening to digital music on the go. AP

Singer-songwriter Neil Young announced plans Monday to launch a high-definition portable music player and download service, saying it will improve the experience of listening to digital music on the go.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Ellen Degeneres’ Oscars selfie gets ‘Simpsonized’

A YELLOW SELFIE Simpsons creator Matt Groening gave his own version of the Oscars selfie with Bart partially hidden and Homer being kicked to keep out of the photo. Screengrab from The Simpsons Twitter account

An epic selfie may crash Twitter, but it cannot escape the Simpson treatment.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Candy Crush tempts investors with sweet success

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Candy Crush is out to tempt investors with the sweet taste of success while avoiding the sourness left in the mouths of those who bit into social game maker Zynga.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Norwegian comedy video ‘The Fox’ tops YouTube 2013 chart

This photo taken on Nov. 22, 2013, shows brothers Vegard Ylvisaker (left) and Bard Ylvisaker, members of Norwegian pop group Ylvis, arriving on the red carpet ahead of the start of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) at Asia-World Expo in Hong Kong. A zany Norwegian music video originally intended as a joke was the most popular video of the year on YouTube, the website revealed on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  AFP

A zany Norwegian music video originally intended as a joke was the most popular video of the year on YouTube, the website revealed Wednesday.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Anne Curtis’ ‘I can buy you’ memes go viral

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After the story of Anne Curtis’ drunken stupor at an upscale club in Taguig City went viral, memes featuring her infamous “I can buy you” quote and fictional replies from the likes of Janet Lim-Napoles have circulated online.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

YouTube debuts first-ever music awards

YouTube Music Awards (YTMA).  Screengrab from Youtube.com

YouTube debuts its first-ever music awards ceremony Sunday, in a star-studded showcase notable for some of the industry’s biggest names but also its webcast format.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More Canadians streaming television shows via Netflix

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More and more Canadians are tuning into online movie streaming websites such as Netflix, but it has not impacted traditional television viewing as feared, according to a report published Thursday.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Musicians find fame and fortune at YouTube

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YouTube is proving to be a powerful launch pad for a new generation of Internet-savvy music stars from Psy to Macklemore and beyond.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Comedy Central to launch Twitter comedy festival

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Putting a new test to the adage that brevity is the soul of wit, Comedy Central is partnering with Twitter for a comedy festival played out in 140 characters and six-second videos.

Posted: April 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

YouTube announces shutdown in April Fool’s prank

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In an elaborate April Fool’s prank, YouTube announced Sunday it was going dark for a decade, and that the site was merely an eight-year contest to find the best video.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Michelle Obama’s dance moves go viral on YouTube

Michelle Obama. FILE PHOTO

A video clip of First Lady Michelle Obama grooving with a dressed-in-drag Jimmy Fallon on his late-night comedy talk show has gone viral on YouTube Saturday.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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