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2014-08-19 12:21:46

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jalopnik Film Festival announced its panel of Volvo Cars Short Film judges, who will select only one lucky winner, to create their own auto-themed short film. The esteemed Volvo Cars Short Film panel will be comprised of Douglas Sonders and Nicholas Cambata of photo and video production company 8112 Studios, Mike Spinelli, founding Jalopnik editor and producer at /DRIVE, and Bodil Eriksson, Executive Vice President, Product, Brand and...

2010-12-13 10:02:22

Gawker Media is advising subscribers to change their passwords after the website's user database was hacked over the weekend. "Our user databases appear to have been compromised," officials from the media conglomerate said in a statement posted online. "The passwords were encrypted. But simple ones may be vulnerable to a brute-force attack. You should change your Gawker password and on any other sites on which you've used the same passwords." "We're deeply embarrassed by this breach," they...

2009-12-18 11:02:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Jalopnik, one of the edgiest, most provocative automotive enthusiast sites on the World Wide Web just named the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to its list of the BEST10 Cars for 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) In addition to the Genesis Coupe, the list includes: Subaru WRX, Chevy Corvette ZR1, Mercedes-Benz C63, Ford F-150 Raptor and Mustang GT, Cadillac CTS-V, VW Golf GTI, Lotus Elise SC and Dodge Viper...

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