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"Family Link" app gives kids their own child-safe Google accounts

For some time, child-proofing your tech meant using kid-specific login profiles to wall-off your progeny into the most harmless corners of your tablet. That's hardly a delicate or complex safety setup. Google has released an app, Family.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 15th, 2017

Google unveils full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google unveils full list.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 min. ago

This wearable chair will help doctors through long surgeries

'Archelis' by Nitto is a leg brace designed for professions who work long hours, standing on their feet, that supports your glutes as you bend your legs.  Read more...More about Convenience, Long Hours, Surgeons, Doctors, and Standing 'Ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News24 min. ago

Daughter tweets her mom"s brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally

Sometimes moms can be even more petty than their children. And when they are, it's OK, because they're moms and they can do whatever they want. Becca Mayo, a 21-year-old junior at the University of Minnesota, took a screenshot of a message she receiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News24 min. ago

Apple may launch a person-to-person payment service this year

Mobile payments are nothing new, but Apple may try its hand on a service that takes a note from Venmo. Mobile payments are nothing new, with the likes of Apple, Samsung, and even LG putting their own spin on phone-based wallets, but Apple may h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News24 min. ago

How to Close Apps on the Galaxy S8

How to Close Apps on the Galaxy S8 is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. This quick guide will explain how to close running apps on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ smartphone. If it’s running slow, an app is frozen or you’re having.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News60 min. ago

Ars Technica Live: Why it’s important to defend hackers, even the not nice ones

Lawyer Mark Jaffe has represented weev, Matthew Keys, and Deric Lostutter. Ars Live #12, filmed by Chris Schodt and produced by Jennifer Hahn. (video link)On June 13, 2017, Mark Jaffe is set to appear before the 9th US Circuit Court of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News60 min. ago

Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Recode: The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple sources familiar with the talks. The service would allow iPho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook lets content owners claim ad earnings of pirated videos

 Facebook finally has a better solution to freebooting — the common practice of stealing someone your video and uploading it to their Facebook Page to reap the engagement and audience growth. Today’s update to the Facebook Rights Ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Google brings ‘Hamilton’ experiences to students in the theater and virtual reality

 Yesterday, Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, gave 5,000 high school students across the country a chance to see the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical. All of this was possible thanks to an $800,000 grant from the company whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

"Blue Whale"

With questions over whether the Blue Whale challenge exists, and no confirmed link to reported deaths, how concerned should you be?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

F5’s new CEO shares his early impressions, his vision for the app delivery powerhouse

 F5’s new President and CEO, Francois Locoh-Donou, took over the reins of the application delivery networking company April 3, replacing longtime leader John McAdam who retired in 2015 but stepped back into the position when his replacement res.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Victoria Justice"s past pettiness towards Ariana Grande has become an incredible meme

One woman's petty is the internet's comedy. A long, long time ago Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande starred together in the hit kids' show Victorious.  A Twitter user posted a lost interview this week with the show's cast, in which all the memb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Facebook finally lets creators claim ad revenue when their videos are stolen

Facebook is cracking down on video pirates. The social network updated its policy on Thursday to allow original creators to claim any ad revenue made when other users steal their videos for clicks — a practice known as "freeboating."  SEE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October

Reader Krystalo writes: Google today announced the second step in its plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure in Chrome. Starting in October 2017, Chrome will mark HTTP sites with entered data and HTTP sites in Incognito mode as non-secure. With th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Loses Top Hardware Executive

randomErr writes: David Foster, who joined Alphabet Inc.'s Google in October as part of its aggressive hardware effort, has left the company. As the vice president of hardware product development he worked on the launch of the Pixel smartphone and Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

FalseGuide malware injects unwanted ads, could have infected 2 million phones

A malware called FalseGuide has been discovered on the Google Play Store, and experts warn that it could have infected 1.8 million phones. The malware is basically disguised as a legitimate app, but then injects ads on your phone. The post FalseGuide.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree

Were humans migrating out of Africa much earlier than we realized? Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

The Wirecutter"s best deals: Vizio"s 65-inch 4K P-Series TV drops to $1,455

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google announces its full.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago