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Educators Change Minds About Screen Time For Students.

The debate is far from over, but more and more education professionals and college professors are changing their minds about the distractions of mobile devices in the classrooms. In other words, many educators are beginning to think that smartphones, tablets, and laptops may not be the irritating bugaboo that they once thought they were. That’s …

India to Strengthen Tech Privacy Laws and Penalties.

India plans to pass another major series of data protection laws this month, which will place draconian restrictions on how companies collect and use data and personal information for the over one billion people that make up India’s current population. This legislation is to be debated next week more than a year after it was …

Fall Shipments of iPhone are Down in China.

Consumers in China are beginning to lose interest in iPhones as the year draws to an end, according to analysts at the Swiss banking and finance giant Credit Suisse. Shipments of iPhones in China have dropped by over 35 percent in November, compared to last year at the same time, is what the Credit Suisse …

YouTube Gets Tough With Abusive Channels.

Because of long-standing criticism that FaceBook is not doing enough to protect viewers from bullying and harassment, the company announced today that their videos would be policed for insulting, demeaning, and stereotyping because of gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation. New algorithms and additional personnel will be on the lookout for any questionable videos or …

Echo Dot Giveaway

Just in time for the holidays Amazon is offering one of those once-a-season, I-can’t-believe-it bargains that only a huge company can afford to put out there for the general consumer. Smart consumers are going to want to take advantage of this deal asap, before stocks are completely depleted — because this is one of those …