commentary Common Sense Media rolls out a curriculum for middle school kids that respects youth while providing adult guidance for ethical, productive, and safe use of technology.
Singing Coach is a software program that teaches people to sing in tune. It also had a surprising side-effect of improving users' reading skills.
Better World Books shares proceeds with literacy groups and adds a couple of cents to the cost of each book to buy carbon offsets.
Comcast extends its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The cable giant started the program back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal.
The January 25 event at the Flint Center in Cupertino will feature many members of the original Macintosh development team, previously unreleased video and "surprise" guests.
The curated version of Bing nixes ads and filters out adult content. If schools use it enough, they'll rack up points that'll net them Microsoft tablets.
The scholarly initiative, launched by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, aims to keep Mark Zuckerberg and his social network in check.
A special version of Bing will be offered to schools later this year -- one that promises no ads, no adult content, and special learning features.
Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."
The social network joins the MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, and the Family Online Safety Institute in a hackathon to promote responsible social networking.