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Teens Online Privacy

Responding to concerns about security, privacy and teens’ use of social media, the Pew Internet & American Life Project has released, “Where Teens Seek Online Privacy Advice,” the fourth in a series of reports undertaken by the Pew Read more

No More Passwords?

Your voice may be the only password you’ll ever need — at least that’s the way voice recognition/biometric systems provider Nuance Enterprises would like to see things turn out. Read more

72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site Users

According to a Pew Internet report, the number of social networking site users continues to grow.

As of May 2013, almost three quarters (72%) of online U.S. adults use social networking sites, up from 67% in late 2012. When Pew Research Center first Read more

Google Apps & Tricks

Using Labels

Labels helps you organize your messages into categories – work, family, to do, etc. Labels are similar to folders in other email programs but with labels you can apply more than one to a single message. Read more

Self Destructing Email?

Fans of the TV and movie series Mission Impossible should enjoy this story regarding email. Once you send an email, it’s out there in cyberspace – you lose control of it. It’s stored on email servers and in-boxes for months or even years Read more

Streaming Weddings on the Rise

American couples, wedding planners and videographers are increasingly streaming weddings and nuptial events live via the Web. Nearly 20,000 weddings have been streamed live over Ustream’s social video streaming platform in the last year, a 12-month increase of more than 250%, according to Read more

Google Apps Tips and Tricks

Using Labels

Labels helps you organize your CCGmail messages into categories – work, family, to do, etc. Labels are similar to folders in other email programs but with labels you can apply more than one to a single message. Read more

Your Body as a Medical Network

Medical researchers at the University of Buffalo (UB) are working to develop a human “body area network” technology based on ultrasound waves. Using a miniaturized version of the same sonar technology used for submarine Read more

Get Nutritional Info from Google Search

Google is adding some new options to their widely used Internet search service that should be of interest to the health conscious. “Starting today you will be able to quickly and easily find extensive nutrition information for over 1,000 Read more

How Teens Use Social Media

U.S. teens are sharing more personal information on social media sites than ever before, but while they are taking both technical and non-technical steps to protect their privacy, they are not overly concerned about third parties Read more