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2011-07-19 02:01:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced the integration of OpenDNS technology into select D-Link® routers, enabling households to block unsafe and inappropriate Web content such as adult and phishing websites - all right at the source of the home network - the router. With OpenDNS technology, D-Link routers offer consumers Web content filtering and security services, ensuring that all connected devices in the household, from laptops...

2011-06-30 13:04:00

CITY OF ANNA, Texas, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ImageVision, the pioneer in automated visual filtering of nudity and objectionable content, was the community award winner at the 2011 TECH Fort Worth IMPACT Awards, which included over 325 North Texas community leaders, entrepreneurs, technology advocates, and investors. The 2011 Community IMPACT Award was given to ImageVision in recognition of leadership and service by providing software solutions that protect the public from...

2011-06-16 00:00:29

Summer is here and schools are out. Kids will be spending more time on the Internet, and parents need a tool to keep their kids safe from online predators and other dangers. Pandora Corp co-founder Jamie Leasure explains why PC Pandora is the right tool. LasVegas, NV (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 School bells are ringing around the country, as temperatures soar and days get longer; summer is indeed here. And for the majority of America's "Ëœtweens and teens, that means more time to spend...

2011-06-09 09:15:00

NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of American school children are, or soon will be, singing "no more pencils, no more books," the theme song marking the official start of summer and the annual school break. That usually means more time spent online. Taking steps to help keep their kids safe online can be daunting for parents, so Verizon is providing help for reducing cyberthreats by offering tips and links to resources. "The first line of defense against online threats is...

2011-04-19 08:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's increasingly connected world where younger generations are more and more comfortable sharing personal information online and on their mobile devices, Verizon Wireless has a comprehensive website - Parental Controls Center - with information to help consumers manage and create a digital experience that's just right for their families. The Parental Controls Center website provides step-by-step instructions, tutorials, articles,...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

A new website is launched every second, and kids don't use the Internet like their parents do. How do parents keep up? Covenant Eyes provides a cheat sheet to protect families online. Owosso, MI (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Even good kids can be sneaky. For instance, according to a 2011 Microsoft poll, 67% of children admit to clearing their browser history and cache to hide their online activity from others. Meanwhile, most parents are either unaware or feel so pressured by time that they just...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

On April 1st, star David Schwimmer's "Trust" will be released in theaters in the US, but this film is no joke. The film, directed by Schwimmer, tells the horrifying story of a 14-year-old girl who falls in love with and is groomed by an Internet predator. James Leasure, co-founder of Pandora Corp., discusses the message of the film and talks about how parents how can use PC Pandora to keep their kids safe from the real-life online predators looking to gain their child's trust. Las Vegas,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'