Update: It looks like some members of Anonymous were able to take the website for the New York Stock Exchange offline for approximately two minutes. No trading was affected. A compromise, or just a failed mission? Also, what about the “no hacking on a holiday” rule??
Watch out, New York Stock Exchange! You are the next target of the hacker group Anonymous, according to a YouTube video that went up October 5th. That would be the day of Occupy Wall Street’s Megamarch, though the latter group has tried to distance itself from the hacktivist community.
Don’t be fooled by the potbellies and mustaches, Williamsburg residents haven’t gone soft yet.
Indeed, nothing caps off a Saturday afternoon at the Brooklyn Flea like a round of Brazilian ground wrestling. Or so we gather given that Williamsburg Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has just signed a 2,800-square-foot lease at 42 Dobbin Street, between Nassau and Norman avenues. The studio is run Read More
as seen on youtube
North Korea has a website. As in, a single website.
It also has one Twitter account and one YouTube account. That’s how stuff works in a crazy, despotic dictatorship.
Anyways, this past weekend marked the birthday of Kim Jong-Un, scion of the increasingly unhinged Kim Jong-il and closely watched heir to the throne.
Jong-Un was Read More
future of tv
Next New Networks is a New York-based network of online video producers that has had a hand in YouTube hits including Obama Girl, Autotune the News and the Bed Intruder Song, which was the most-viewed YouTube video of the year.
YouTube is rumored to be in talks to buy NNN, but TechCrunch is reporting Read More
Who says amateur video doesn’t pay?
YouTube is handing out $1,000 vouchers for video equipment to 5,000 lucky YouTube stars as it mulls buying New York’s mememaking video production group Next New Networks. Peter Kafka at Media Memo has sources who tell him NNN–from whence came the Bed Intruder song, the top YouTube hit of Read More
Video giant YouTube is looking at acquiring the New York-based viral video syndicate Next New Networks, according to The New York Times:
The acquisition would be YouTube’s first major foray into producing original content, and shows how intently YouTube is focused on offering professional shows, not just amateur videos and other short clips. Read More
Google just released a faux-infommercial on YouTube supposedly hacked together by some Chrome engineers reading a script off their laptops, and well, the joint oozes geekiness.
The spot is for Chrome OS, Google’s new browser-based operating system. Two engineers sit at laptops bedecked with Google stickers. One of them starts talking about troubleshooting problems Read More
The new anti-bullying message from the NOH8 Campaign highlights an apparent standoff between Arizona Senator John McCain and his wife Cindy McCain.
In the video message pushing for repeal of the military’s long-standing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, Cindy McCain pushes for the ban to be lifted–a matter currently under consideration Read More
A local judge opened a can of worms today by ordering Google to reveal the identity of a Youtube user who created a creepy video shrine to business consultant Carla Franklin.
The video mixed innocuous footage of Franklin from student films with sensitive personal information and was accompanied by several sexual slurs in the comments, Read More