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2014-02-24 08:37:25

RIGA, Latvia, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasingly popular teenage question and answer social network, Ask.fm, has launched an online Safety Centre to help internet users develop online safety skills. With more than 90 million registered users across 150 different countries, the site allows users to ask and answer more than 35 million questions a day. As its popularity has soared, the company has analysed how consumers interact with social media and has...

2014-02-12 23:03:39

Families are feeling disconnected from each other with increasing technology use. The new time of day blocking feature on Covenant Eyes for Mac helps parents reduce screen time for their kids, as well as other Internet temptations, such as pornography. Owosso, MI (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 It is no secret that teens’ screen time has been increasing with the advancement of technology, or that with this increase, families are feeling disconnected from each other, said Sam Black, Internet...

2014-02-11 12:25:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Citizens Alliance, a consumer-oriented coalition focused on educating the public and policy makers on the threats that consumers face on the Internet, put out the following statement on reports that the Department of Justice is building criminal cases against those who engage in content theft of versions of thousands of apps for Google's Android operating system. (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO) From Tom...

Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-02-11 00:22:49

Global Microsoft Consumer Safety Index reveals impact of poor online safety behaviors. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of international Safer Internet Day (SID) and following the release of the latest results of the third annual Microsoft Computing Safety Index (MCSI), Microsoft Corp. is asking consumers to "Do 1 Thing" to stay safer online and commit to doing so on a new, interactive website, http://www.microsoft.com/saferonline. (Logo:...

2014-02-10 23:21:54

Parents are being urged to join in the annual celebration of e-safety, as Safer Internet Day 2014 arrives on Tuesday February 11 by DigitalMe. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Safer Internet Day is organised by Insafe and UKSIC to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology, and this year the focus shifts to parents as well as teachers and young people around the world. Anyone engaging with this year’s campaign, which is headlined ‘Let’s create a better internet together’...

2014-02-06 12:30:53

Initiative Spans Web, TV and goes Direct-to-Kids in Schools; Includes New Online Resource Center and PSA featuring G Hannelius, star of Disney Channel's "Dog With A Blog" KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Club Penguin, the #1 virtual world for kids, today launches the global 'It Starts with You!' safety campaign to give kids and families the information and resources they need to navigate more safely online. The 'It Starts with You!' campaign, developed primarily...

2014-01-30 12:30:23

Grants to support responsible online behavior and prepare students for future careers DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software and solutions, today announced that 12 schools have been awarded its Educational Technology Grant. Each school will receive a $25,000 gift including cash, technology and professional services. This initiative stems from the company's Internet Safety for Kids and Families program, which...

2014-01-23 23:04:08

Part of Intel® Education, the new solution provides students around the globe with safe access anytime, anywhere on any device. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Education is evolving globally and technology plays an important role in this transformation. By extending learning beyond the school walls and providing limitless opportunities for students to access educational content, technology is changing the way teachers teach and students learn. At the core of this education...

2014-01-13 23:03:06

Amazing Grants awarded to six schools with a commitment to inspiring teachers and engaging students. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Lightspeed Systems Foundation, a fund of Kern Community Foundation serves administrators, educators, and students by awarding competitive grants and other charitable contributions that impact the learning community. Through Amazing Grants and Amazing Gifts, the Lightspeed Systems Foundation monetarily rewards K12 schools in the United States for...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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