The YMCA of Silicon Valley announced that it has received a grant from IBM of 19 Young Explorer™ learning centers, which are the centerpiece of IBM’s KidSmart Early Learning grant program. The Young Explorers are being donated to the Y for its early learning programs, targeting children between the ages of 4 and 7.
MouseMail.com, the social network for kids that parents can monitor, has rewritten its terms of service to assure families their privacy is protected, according to a School Safety Partners bulletin released today.
The SoloPRO is loud and not particularly pretty, but it can withstand 1500-degree heat (How much is your family photos, videos, docs, financial & tax info, other personal files are worth? http://bit.ly/gi1iBM)
There are a vast number of programs available for security purposes that help protect your computer from hackers. AVG is one of the best solution and offers a free version. But, is it safe to use it at home or is it better to get the paid version?
Blue Coat Systems - best known as a provider of web security and WAN optimisation products for enterprises - is offering a free browser for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) as a replacement for Safari that is claimed to provide 'family safe' 'browsing.
In her column, There's No Such Thing As a Bully, Taryn Grimes-Herbert shares her personal experience with bullying behavior, and initiates conversations between parents, educators, counselors and kids...
Like an extreme diet that cuts out all processed foods for a short time with the promise of lasting good health, a technology cleanse means you unplug for a short time with longer-term benefits. But be warned: It isn't easy.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to Kaplan Test Prep’s latest survey* on social networking, 35% of Teens with Parents on Facebook Aren’t Friends with Them; Nearly 40% Admit the Reason is Because They’ve Ignored Mom or Dad’s Friend Request
As drivers grow unwilling to unplug from the connected world during their jaunts across town, technology firms are racing to bring the Web into the car. Others are offering innovations to keep us safe while we use those new services while barreling down the highway at breakneck speeds. (Technology companies vie to bring Web to cars http://bit.ly/hJmMbo)
Editor's note: The Wall Street Journal lit up the blogosphere last weekend with an article titled, Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior. This played right into the stereotypes about Asian parents being obsessed with their children’s education and myths about Chinese and Indian education being superior to U.S. education.
The Journal article was over the top—way over. In fact, TechCrunch contributor Vivek Wadhwa called it “bizarre” in a response that he wrote in his BusinessWeek column. Chinese and Indian parents really do care about their children, just as American parents do, as do others all over the world. Some Chinese and Indian parents are really strict and push their children extremely hard. But he doesn't know any who would call their children “garbage” either in private or in public as the Journal described. And he doesn't know any middle-class Indian or Chinese children, in this day and age, who allow themselves to be subjected to the type of abuse the article details.
You can read his views. But here is the perspective of one of his Twitter followers, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, President of The Julia Group. She said that she felt compelled to write this after reading his piece.