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4chan’s Moot Joins Google

4chan founder Christopher Poole, aka Moot, has announced that he has joined Google, tasked with helping the tech giant to “[build] online communities”. “Today I’m excited to announce that I’ve joined Google,” Poole wrote on his…

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4chan Message Board Sold

The influential and controversial message board 4chan has been sold to Japanese web entrepreneur-turned-magazine editor Hiroyuko Nishimura for an undisclosed sum, it was announced yesterday. Revelling in its reputation as the filthy, sweaty engine-room of the…

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Moot Sells 4Chan to 2Channel

Christopher ‘Moot’ Poole, founder of the infamous 4Chan message board, has, after twelve years and two billion posts, sold the site to Japanese messaging culture pioneers 2Channel. Control of the site will pass from Moot –…

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Whistleblower Who Posted Sensitive Materials to 4Chan Not Taken Seriously

A former employee of Australia’s Department of Defense, who held fellow countryman Julian Assange up as an idol, posted sensitive materials he stole from the workplace to 4chan, where no one took him seriously (and called…

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4Chan Anon Developing Emoji Programming Language

Emojis, a collection of ideagrams born out a unique brand of shorthand born out of the electronic communications, has fast become the universal language of the internet, so was only a matter of time before the…

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Apparently Microsoft has Never Heard of 4chan

It’s not uncommon for the business world and popular culture to clash, more often than not, it ends in hilarious consequences, but Microsofts’ latest gaff may be one of the best ones yet. It seems that…

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Don’t Trust the Internet

From time to time we like to keep things mellow here at eTeknix. We bring you the latest news from around the world, so let’s take a seat and let the internet entertain us. This time,…

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4chan Founder ‘Moot’ Leaves the Site

Founder of 4chan Christopher Poole, better known under the pseudonym ‘Moot’, has said farewell to the site he started 11 years ago. He said his goodbyes in a live broadcast on YouTube, watched by over 400,000…

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Lizard Squad’s DDoS Tool Used to Take Down 4chan

A for-hire DDoS tool, run by Lizard Squad, the hacker group responsible for the Christmas attacks on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, has been used to take down infamous den of depravity, 4chan.org. Lizard Squad made…

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There was no ‘Leak’ to the iCloud – Apple Proclaims

We’re sure you’ve seen the above image by now. In recent days, an apparent Apple iCloud hack has seen numerous A-list celebrities have naked pictures and videos leaked all over the internet – stemming from popular…

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The Main Suspect behind the Celebrity Nude Leak Denies All Accusations

The leak of hundreds of erotic and nude photos of celebrities quickly got the interest of most of the internet and has dominated the news headlines for the past day already. As it is with every…

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Don’t Count on GTA V for PC and Next Gen Any Time Soon

New rumours are starting to appear that we shouldn’t expect to play GTA V on our PC, Xbox One or Playstation 4 during the Christmas holidays as many had hoped for. Some point towards a 2015…

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A 4Chan Post Sold For $90,900 on eBay… Wait, What?

Everyone can sell literally anything on eBay nowadays. For example, this eBay seller has auctioned a simple 4Chan post and expected to get a lot of money for it. The really interesting part is that the…