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Kid-Friendly Social Network Everloop Is Coming To iPhone, Raising Series A

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Everloop, the social network for children under 13, is planning to launch a mobile application, making it one of the first companies to attempt a mobile, social network just for kids. The app, arriving in the third week of June, will translate the desktop experience to the small screen, beginning...
Kid-Friendly Social Network Everloop Is Coming To iPhone, Raising Series A

VooMote Zapper Turns Your iThing Into A Universal A/V Remote

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Did your parents ever tell you how they switched television channels back in the day? You know, before the remote? They had to get up, and walk the twelve feet to the television set, turn some knob, and repeat this process until they found something worth viewing (most likely a...
VooMote Zapper Turns Your iThing Into A Universal A/V Remote

Microsoft and British agency create child-friendly version of IE9

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As the entry age for web access heads ever southwards, preventing young minds from the perils of the internet is a growing concern for parents. For this reason, Microsoft teamed up with the UK-based CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center) to create a special kid-friendly version of its...
Microsoft and British agency create child-friendly version of IE9

UK's Bemilo pay-as-you-go mobile service gives greater control to worrisome parents

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Operating on Vodafone's network, Bemilo is a new pay-as-you-go mobile service in the UK that aims to give parents greater control over their child's use of a mobile phone. Among the features, one can specifically set which hours during the day that the phone can be operated (the only...
UK's Bemilo pay-as-you-go mobile service gives greater control to worrisome parents

Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

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  A new study from Pew Internet examined social media usage, demographics and the climate within social networking spaces (SNS).  A national phone survey was administered to active social networking adults across the United States as well as users aged 12-17 in conjunction with their parents.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

Sorry, Facebook – on breastfeeding you seem rather confused | Belinda Phipps

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Facebook's response to a Guardian challenge over their photo policy won't do. Let parents show what breastfeeding looks likeAlong with all the photos of special events, weddings, birthdays, balls, sports triumphs and prizegivings, mums and dads are putting photos of their babies on Facebook. Sometimes their baby is eating when...
Sorry, Facebook – on breastfeeding you seem rather confused | Belinda Phipps

Facebook to experiment with access for under-13s

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Facebook is exploring options to connect kids to its social network, while ensuring it obeys federal laws. According to the Wall Street Journal, the social network is pushing for a more formalized structure for under-13s in an effort to curb users registering under a false age. Consumer Reports currently...
Facebook to experiment with access for under-13s

How The Copyright Industry Drives A Big Brother Dystopia

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Look at the laws being proposed right now. General wiretapping. Mandatory citizen tracking. Excommunication, for Odin’s sake. Sending people into exile. All these laws follow one single common theme: they aim to re-centralize the permission to publish ideas, knowledge, and culture, and punish anybody who circumvents the old gatekeepers’ way...
How The Copyright Industry Drives A Big Brother Dystopia

Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

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Recognising that its users are watching more and more of its content from a mobile device, Netflix has today pushed live an update to its iOS app, improving its video player and adding more controls and enhancements for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Netflix’s improved player has been given...
Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

Facebook Advisers Propose Ways to Allow Tweens on the Site Officially

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What should Facebook do to safely and legally let children under 13 use the site? Its advisers offer a wish list that includes an advertisement-free environment - a costly proposition for Facebook - and a requirement that children "friend" their parents on Facebook, so that they can see what is...
Facebook Advisers Propose Ways to Allow Tweens on the Site Officially

Brinno Peephole Viewer Is A Viewer For Peepholes

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My Dad, bless his heart, spends all day on the Internet and, like a reverse Cat’s In The Cradle, my dad is just like me in that he loves to find wild junk that he thinks is interesting. To wit: he just found the Brinno Peephole Viewer, an electronic system...
Brinno Peephole Viewer Is A Viewer For Peepholes

RentSocial, Launching Today, Adds A Social Layer To The Rental Process [TCTV]

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Looking for an apartment is usually pretty simple: you go on Craigslist, find three apartments that look like they’ve been used to chop up beeves, and then move in with your buddy whose roommate made meth in the basement. At least that’s how it worked for me a few...
RentSocial, Launching Today, Adds A Social Layer To The Rental Process [TCTV]

SIM card to fight phone bullying

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Parents will now be able to control their child's mobile phone thanks to a SIM card remotely managed from a computer....
SIM card to fight phone bullying

Parents sue over in-app charges

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A group of parents in the US is suing Apple, saying the computing giant is unfairly profiting from in-app charges in games aimed at children....
Parents sue over in-app charges
What does it mean when iPhone users complain about Instagram on Android?

Sony renames the PlayStation Network

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Sony has announced that the PlayStation Network would be rebranded to the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) on February 7 (tomorrow). It’s important to note that this change currently only applies to PSN “accounts,” and includes a number of Terms of Service updates. But it has caused speculation to run...
Sony renames the PlayStation Network
Facebook looking to add access for children under 13, says the Wall Street Journal

Computer games 'damaging pupils'

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Young children are becoming more violent because they are being left unsupervised by their parents to play inappropriate computer games, teachers say....
Computer games 'damaging pupils'

What Happens When Toddlers Zone Out With an iPad

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Touchscreen devices like iPads are much loved by little tykes. But parents worry about how it may effect their development. Is it better or worse than television?...
What Happens When Toddlers Zone Out With an iPad

VIDEO: Online porn filters: 'dangerous step'

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The government is considering introducing filters to block adult material as a default for internet customers to help parents stop their children seeing inappropriate material....
VIDEO: Online porn filters: 'dangerous step'

Study shows only 9% of US parents are aware their children are cyberbullying victims

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According to a comScore study, commissioned by SocialShield, less than 9% of parents know that their children are victims of cyberbullying, and that, overall, they are aware of only half of the cyberbullying incidents occurring in the US. While 36% of parents admit to adding their children to their friends...
Study shows only 9% of US parents are aware their children are cyberbullying victims

Facebook eyes strict controls for under-13 access, report says

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The world's largest social network is reportedly getting ready to open its service to kids under 13, but parents would have ultimate control over that experience. [Read more]...
Facebook eyes strict controls for under-13 access, report says

Facebook Is About To Touch The Third Rail Of Social Networking

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Facebook is looking into ways to let children under 13 sign up for the social network, which could set off a whole new round of privacy complaints, The Wall Street Journal reports. The company is currently testing features that would grant access to those under the age of 13, but...
Facebook Is About To Touch The Third Rail Of Social Networking

How To Have More Than $100,000 In Savings Before You Turn 16

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Sahil Lavingia is 19 years old. He was one of Pinterest's first employees and now he has his own startup backed by $1.1 million in venture funding, Gumroad. Lavingia has been making money by creating things for a long time. By age 15 he was financially independent — he...
How To Have More Than $100,000 In Savings Before You Turn 16

Yes, It’s True: Kids Are Tablet Fiends. And Gaming Apps Are The Winners

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If you own a tablet and have children, chances are that this will not come as news to you. For those who don’t but work in mobile, it’s something worth remembering when you’re concocting up your next big product: Kids are crazy about tablets. According to some research out today...
Yes, It’s True: Kids Are Tablet Fiends. And Gaming Apps Are The Winners

NASA Tournament Lab holds a contest for programmers who can improve access to its data archives

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NASA is using its NASA Tournament Lab on TopCoder to attack its galactic-scale pile of remote mission data. Over the years, NASA has accumulated over 100 terabytes of data from space missions, and the sheer size of the archive makes it difficult to manage the data and make it...
NASA Tournament Lab holds a contest for programmers who can improve access to its data archives

Toshiba announces fresh C, L, S and P series laptops for back-to-school season

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Chances are, college students are merely gearing up for finals, and the high school seniors among us are still months away from graduating. No matter to Toshiba. The company is getting ahead of the competition, showing off its back to school collection now. In addition to refreshing its entry-level...
Toshiba announces fresh C, L, S and P series laptops for back-to-school season

Facebook Allows File Sharing With Rollout Of .Edu-Exclusive “Groups For Schools”

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Mark Zuckerberg’s pre-Facebook project was a peer-to-peer file sharing service called Wirehog, and with today’s rollout of college collaboration tool “Groups For Schools”, Facebook lets students share un-copyrighted files up to 25mb. Soon all US colleges and then those around the world will be able to create groups for dorms, classes,...
Facebook Allows File Sharing With Rollout Of .Edu-Exclusive “Groups For Schools”

ASUS shows off its Open Cloud Computing with a dash of sci-fi, teen angst (video)

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ASUS has been touting Open Cloud Computing as the glue that unites its new devices at Computex, but it hasn't been very specific as to what that meant. Rather than just give us the dry details, though, ASUS has chosen to sum it all up in a slightly surreal...
ASUS shows off its Open Cloud Computing with a dash of sci-fi, teen angst (video)

Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica

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Do you remember a simpler time when there were no computers with Internet service full of information? You actually had to leave the house and go to a library to check out one of those Encyclopedias. If you were lucky enough, and had the money, your parents might purchase a...
Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica
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