Nearly a third of US teens use electronics to cheat

BY SHARON NOGUCHI MERCURY NEWS/TNS U.S. teenagers think they are savvy about cybersecurity — so much that nearly one-third skirt school safeguards to access banned content...

Tech-addicted parents to kids: Don’t do as I do

BY SHARON NOGUCHI MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – They limit their kids’ screen time, set filters on their browsers and banish digital devices from the...

Apps and gadgets replacing rape whistles

Devices still not addressing problem, activists say By Anna Orso The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS PHILADELPHIA – For generations, women have carried devices with the goal of preventing sexual...

Goodnight, smartphone

Powering down before bed for a good night’s rest From Family Features Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing...

Some ways to boost quality and speed of home Wi-Fi

FAMILY FEATURES In today’s connected world, it’s almost unthinkable to function without an internet connection, and for practical purposes most households need wireless connectivity for...

Survey shows average baby has used smartphone, tablet

BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Have you ever been befuddled by a feature on your iPhone, only to have your 6-year-old show you how it...

Sophisticated apps designed to make life a little easier

FAMILY FEATURES Just a generation ago, it was difficult to imagine a single palm-sized device that could serve as a phone, camera and day planner...

Instagram copies another Snapchat feature: Face filters

BY TRACEY LIEN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS SAN FRANCISCO – Instagram continued to play copycat to Snapchat, launching on Tuesday its own version of face filters —...

‘Spoofers’ make it hard to fight against robocallers, scammers

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – A local number on Evan Dimov’s caller ID and a confident voice on the other line had the Orlando...

Morehouse to host HBCU Technology Summit this month

BLACKNEWS.COM The HBCU Technology Summit (#HBCUTECHSUMMIT) will be held on Oct. 27 and 28 at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The event is led by the...

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