Tag Archives: children

Researchers find another smart toy that’s easy to hack

A team of security researchers that has warned of the dangers of smart toys has found another that can be used to spy on your children. Pen Test Partners examined the Teksta Toucan, finding that it's easy to hack the device's microphone and speaker....

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How to Dress Like the Royal Family: Christmas Sweater Edition

It's about to be socially acceptable to wear ugly Christmas sweaters to work, out at night, and, of course, to your annual holiday party .

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FTC loosens guidelines to let kids use voice commands

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act bars companies from collecting audio recordings from kids under 13 without their parents' permission. However, that raises concerns about voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri or Google Assis...

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Jennifer Garner Made the Shoe Change of the Century After Walking the Red Carpet

There's a dress code for stars when they walk the red carpet and usually, it involves wearing heels. When Jennifer Garner attended the 5th annual Save the Children Illumination Gala , we, of course, expected her to dress up. The star wore a Michael Kors Collection gown and stood tall in her black, strappy pumps.

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GameChanger brings virtual worlds to the kids who need it most

I was standing in a makeshift room at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital with a couple dozen people. Some of them were young children battling cancer, others were family and friends there to spend time with them. There was a hand...

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Traveling With a Hat Is a Struggle, So This Brand Set Out to Change It

Even after losing a beloved hat on my honeymoon (after it was unceremoniously destroyed in the overhead compartment), I hadn't thought to travel with a hat box. The idea seemed glamorous and old-worldly

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NASA has announced its next 12 astronaut candidates: training starts in August

NASA opened itself up to new astronaut applications last year, and after shifting through thousands of potential candidates, the space agency has revealed the 12 individuals selected to undergo astronaut training. These people were selected from a pool of more than 18,000 people, according to NASA, which says all twelve are now among its 2017 astronaut class. Alongside the announcement, … Continue reading

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Niantic still hasn’t solved Pokemon GO’s biggest problem

The latest Pokemon GO update was claimed to stop spoofers and hackers alike, but in reality it’s only cut out a chunk of cheaters. While Niantic continues to play a tough game of cat and mouse with the hacker community, 3rd-party bot-makers remain one step ahead of the game

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One Editor’s Lifelong Love/Hate Relationship With Fashion

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Hannah Weil McKinley I remember loving fashion early on.

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German Court Rules Parents Must Turn Over Their Kids for Torrenting

A German court has ruled on a copyright infringement case that dates back to 2011 and the verdict has disturbing consequences for parents. The ruling found that parents must identify their child by name as the one responsible for downloading a torrent or they will be held responsible for the violation. Read more..

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