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A Third of Recently Married Couples Met Online and They’re More Satisfied and Less Likely To Split-Up

This post first appeared on June 13, 2013 Listen to Larry’s CBS News/CNET interview with eHarmony.com CEO Neil Clark Warren A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that 35% of couples married between 2005 … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer had a long and important life, but it’s time to move on

After 20 years, it’s time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer. It’s been said that time is measured in dog years on the Internet, so based on that notion, Microsoft’s Web browser lived to a ripe old age. The world … Continue reading

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Android apps to get age rating and manual review

by Larry Magid Android developers today received an email from Google informing them that the company is “introducing a new age-based rating system for apps and games consistent with industry best practices.” Developers will be required to complete a content rating questionnaire … Continue reading

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Facebook clarifies policies on nudity, hate speech and other community standards

by Larry Magid: Facebook has always had “community standards” that govern what can and can’t be posted and how it will deal with users that fail to follow its terms of service. Periodically the company updates these standards but, this … Continue reading

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Apple’s new MacBook is enticing, but lack of ports gives pause

I have to admit I was a bit lustful when Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the sleek new MacBook at the company’s big launch event. For me, it stole the show — I’m not at all interested in spending $350 … Continue reading

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Net neutrality vote doesn’t end the debate

The Federal Communications Commission has ruled on net neutrality, but the debate lingers on. My Facebook feed is full of comments from friends with varying opinions about the FCC’s 3-to-2 vote in favor of network neutrality. Some feel that the … Continue reading

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Twist Plus lets you charge MacBooks & USB devices from 150 countries

Rick Broida over at CNET News writes about a unique travel adapter called Twist Plus that lets you charge up to 4 USB devices and a MacBook when you travel abroad without having to carry around an extra plug converter. … Continue reading

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YouTube Kids can be a parent’s best friend

My wife and I were having dinner with some friends recently when I decided to show their four year-old twins a video from YouTube. I loaded up the app on my phone, searched for a video and played it but … Continue reading

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Create your own online courses with Versal

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A conversation with Esther Wojcicki on ‘Moonshots in Education’

Esther Wojcicki is an award winning journalism teacher and the author of a new book on education called Moonshots in Education: Launching Blended Learning in the Classroom. The book explores digital and online learning with models and examples from schools … Continue reading

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