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2010-04-05 09:05:00

ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today announced that Safe Eyes Mobile, the first filtered web browser for the iPhone and iPod Touch, will also protect children using Apple's new iPad tablet by enabling parents to restrict access to inappropriate online content. Utilizing award-winning Safe Eyes filtering technology, Safe Eyes Mobile for the iPad will automatically block 35 categories of web sites while also offering the same pinch-and-tap zoom, bookmarks and built-in...

2010-03-23 08:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey commissioned by the U.S. Department of Justice, cyber bullying and exposure to cyber predators are at an all-time high. According to the DOJ study, more than 43% of teenagers report being victims of cyber bullying. In those cases 9 out of 10 victims knew the person/persons who were bullying them, and only 10% ever told their parents what was going on. These are scary statistics to learn of when considering the number...

2010-03-23 08:51:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of pre-teens and teenagers carrying mobile phones, instances of cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying and "sexting" (sending sexually explicit images or text messages) are on the rise, and has resulted in everything from the prosecution of children and parents to teen suicide. To help parents protect their children from these "mobile assaults," SMobile Systems, the leading provider of security solutions for mobile phones, has unveiled the...

2010-02-23 08:13:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With 25 million American households watching online TV shows or movies, objectionable content that parents block on the family TV or avoid in the local movie theater is just a click away on the family computer. Now InternetSafety.com figuratively changes the channel with Safe Eyes® 6, the first family Internet management software that includes the ability to control children's access to online TV based on standard TV and movie ratings....

2010-02-16 07:25:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the proliferation of electronic gadgets in the hands of young people, parents are finding it increasingly difficult to control how much electronic media their children consume. A recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed that children 8-18 are now plugged into an electronic media device 7 1/2 hours a day on average and, through "media multitasking," are actually cramming almost 11 hours of media into those 7 1/2 hours. The same study...

2010-01-20 10:31:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the excitement over holiday gifts of computers or smartphones for Johnny or Susie, parents may forget one important thing: the millions of pages of pornography and other inappropriate Internet content that is just a click or a misspelled URL away. Web filtering software like Safe Eyes for PCs and Macs, or a filtering-enabled Internet browser like Safe Eyes Mobile for Apple iPhones and related devices, can erase the worry by blocking access to...

2010-01-07 11:15:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today announced Safe Eyes® 6, a major upgrade to its award-winning family Internet management software that includes an industry-first Internet TV content filter enabling parents to restrict children's access to inappropriate online TV shows and movies based on standard TV and movie ratings. Parents will be able to block children's access to explicit music lyrics, enforce tamper-proof safe search on major search...

2009-12-16 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- iVillage, the largest content-driven community for women on the Web, and KidZui, the leader in making the Internet big, fun, and safe for kids, today announced a partnership around the release of a new Internet Index titled "Stuff Your Kids Love." The index, based on KidZui's award-winning browser and proprietary data, provides insights into the direct behaviors and interests of kids 3-12 years-old. It will be offered exclusively on iVillage on Monday,...

2009-12-08 08:15:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading analysts are projecting that the iPhone and iPod Touch will be the top-selling holiday gift items this season, and InternetSafety.com is encouraging parents to secure the devices with Safe Eyes Mobile before giving them to children to avoid exposing them to harmful online material. Both the iPod Touch and the iPhone have fully functional and unfiltered web browsers that can access all Internet content, including sites unsuitable for children. "A lot...

2009-11-04 07:09:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment to online safety, Verizon is a major sponsor of the 2009 Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) 2009 conference, Building a Culture of Responsibility from Online Safety to Digital Citizenship, which opens here Wednesday (Nov. 4). The two-day conference brings together members of the law enforcement, media and academic communities, and Internet service providers, government agencies, nonprofits and advocacy groups to discuss and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.