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Parental Controls Coming To Google's Chrome Web Browser
2013-10-23 12:32:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google is developing a parental controls feature for its Chrome web browser and its Chromebooks. The new feature is called "supervised users," and is currently available on the beta channel for testing, according to a TechCrunch report. Google announced the beta preview of supervised users on the Google Chrome Blog on Tuesday. The search giant said it will test all software changes associated with supervised users before it makes it...

Google Update Makes Explicit Images Harder To Find
2012-12-14 06:24:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google rolled out changes to its image search engine on Wednesday that make it more difficult for people to inadvertently stumble upon pornography or other explicit pictures. Reddit commenters were among the first to notice the changes, with many calling Google´s move an act of censorship -- a claim Google denies. "We are not censoring any adult content, and want to show users exactly what they are looking for -- but we...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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