Digital Lifestyle
A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use
All the major tech companies offer parental controls Apple is the latest. For parents, making the best of them can be tricky.
Jun 18 10:00AM NPR-Digital Culture

World Cup 2018: How To Watch The Matches Online And On TV
The World Cup begins on June 14 and runs through July 15. So, how do you watch? Our story runs down the options, online and through broadcast.
Jun 13 8:31PM NPR-Digital Culture

After Ivanka Trump Quotes 'Chinese Proverb,' A Hunt For The Proverbial Author
The first daughter's quote "Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it." left many in China scratching their heads.
Jun 12 12:33PM NPR-Digital Culture

Net Neutrality Has Been Rolled Back But It's Not Dead Yet
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai succeeded in repealing the 2015 rules for internet service providers. But some states have already acted to keep net neutrality alive on their turf.
Jun 11 7:20PM NPR-Digital Culture

Mobile App Development Trends to Watch in 2018 and Beyond
Technology Tech is always evolving, but here's what you can expect this year. June 6, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.
Jun 6 7:39PM Entrepreneur

Mingis on Tech: What we like, what was 'meh' about WWDC
So, which is it? Dark Mode in macOS Mojave? More organized notifications in iOS 12? Privacy improvements in Safari? Or perhaps some of the new fitness and health features coming in watchOS 5? In the aftermath of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, our trio of Apple experts - Macworld's Michael Simon, freelancer Michael DeAgonia and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis - had a tough time deciding which of the various changes were the big news. As DeAgonia puts it, everything this year felt so.
Jun 6 6:23PM Computerworld

Latest in AR,VR technology take the stage of Augmented World Expo
Big tech events like Apple's World Wide Developer Conference have been showcasing augmented reality. The technology combines virtual images with the real world.
Jun 6 1:09PM CGTN America

Agile Project Initiation
If you search on the Internet for Agile project initiation you going to find a LOT of templates. People want structure and easy answers, so of course, these simple answers rise to the top of every search.
Jun 6 12:06PM

Internet Archive, Code for Science and Society, and California Digital Library to Partner on a Data Sharing and Preservation Pilot Project
Research and cultural heritage institutions are facing increasing costs to provide long-term public access to historically valuable collections of scientific data, born-digital records, and other digital artifacts. With many institutions moving data to cloud services, data sharing and access costs have become more complex.
Jun 5 7:49PM Internet Archive Blogs

The 'All Tech Considered' Blog Logs Off
After nine years and 2,630 posts, the All Tech Considered blog is being retired. NPR Managing Editor Sara Kehaulani Goo acknowledged the important role blogs have played in "finding and growing a digital audience for our stories.
Jun 5 7:05PM

5 top challenges in securing the Internet of Things
print reprint The frenzy surrounding all things IoT has quickly moved from unbridled excitement to dystopian warnings. From its potential to revolutionize the way we work and play, to visions of television sets turned spy and hijacked medical devices holding lives for ransom.
Jun 5 6:11PM Information Management

Apple's Health Records API opens up to developers
Apple's Health Records API is now open to developers. First announced in January, Apple has pitched the Health Records feature as a way to give consumers a hand-held electronic medical records (EMR) system that aggregates patient data into one view on the iPhone.
Jun 5 5:41PM ZDNet

All the oddball ASUS gadgets announced at Computex 2018
ASUS showed up at Computex 2018 with a lot of new hardware in tow. Most of this is what we'd normally expect from ASUS and its Republic of Gamers arm - new notebooks, desktops, and accessories meant to satisfy the mainstream users, workaholics, and gamers among us.
Jun 5 4:43PM SlashGear

Internet Explorer has a URL problem
Handling URLs is easy to mess up. Sometimes a slight inaccuracy in the URL validation of an application can lead to minor issues, or vulnerabilities if it's the browser which messes it up.
Jun 5 10:29AM XSS Jigsaw

This robot shits delicious-looking coffee into your cup
Okay, so the Cafelot Robot doesn't technically defecate into a mug, but check this out: You're telling me that doesn't look like a metal man squatting and pushing its arms down to force out a liquidy poop from its aluminium anus? Then you, my friend, are a liar. I've got a thing for both coffee and weird coffee gadgets, so when I stumbled across the now fully funded Cafelat Robot on Kickstarter, I was intrigued.
Jun 5 9:13AM The Next Web

David McDonald: Discover how the Internet of Things will change entire industries
Source An increasingly connected world will transform entire industries, including retail, mining, and agriculture and Australian companies will not be unaffected. The IoT refers to devices that are connected to the internet and embedded with electronics, sensors and software which allows them to collect and exchange data.
Jun 5 9:00AM the internet of things

Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
One of the two high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) machines in Lakshminarasimhan Pranatharthiharan's lab at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals in Marlborough, Massachusetts, wasn't working. The instrument's readoutsa series of peaks that indicate the components of the drugs that Pranatharthiharan's group analyzeswere jumping around all over the place.
Jun 5 8:09AM The Scientist

NBN Boss Says People Using The Internet May Be The Leading Cause Of Slow Internet
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow has identified online gamers as a major cause of congestion on the network, stating if it wasn't for them using the internet, the internet wouldn't be as slow. Morrow says that NBN Co is evaluating slowing down or limiting downloads for users during peak times in order to overcome these fixed wireless congestion problems for people doing other stuff on the internet.
Jun 4 9:56PM The Betoota Advocate

Apple announces iOS 12 and says it will speed up your old iPhones and iPads
Apple has announced the next version of its mobile operating system will be called iOS 12 and it will work especially well with older gadgets. Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, announced the new software on stage at the Worldwide Developer's Conference in California.
Jun 4 9:25PM mirror

NTIA Looks to Stakeholders to Help Shape its International Agenda
Giving voice to all stakeholders in an open and transparent decision-making process is a core goal of NTIA's international engagement. We are working on a number of issues, from protecting the availability of WHOIS information to pushing for more effective membership oversight of the International Telecommunication Union.
Jun 4 8:56PM National Telecommunications and Information Administration

R.B. Brenner, Journalist
From 2014 to summer 2018, I was a professor and director of the University of Texas at Austin's School of Journalism. Before then, I was a lecturer and deputy director of the Journalism Program at Stanford, served as Sunday editor, Metro editor and Maryland editor of The Washington Post, and worked as a reporter or editor for newspapers in California, Florida and North Carolina.
Jun 4 6:35PM R.B. Brenner