Music & Tech Around The Web: Tumblr Hacked, Texting Turns 20 & More

Posted December 3

Happy Mondaze — and belated December — kids! Celebrate the rapidly approaching holiday season with some links.

* Watch out, Tumblr fiends!: “Dearest Tumblr User” Worm Spreading Spam on Tumblr, Seen It? Then Log Out Of Your Browser

* Handy: Tell iTunes to Notify You of New Releases by Your Favorite Artists

* The first text was sent 20 years ago today: Texting SMS pioneer Matti Makkonen 20 years on

* DIY or die: Metallica Splits From WMG To Launch Blackened Recordings

* Wake up your brain: PBS Uses Its Imagination to Remix ‘Reading Rainbow’