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Too much time on web 'gives children mental health problems'

Public Health England said children who spend too long on the internet face social problems such as loneliness, depression and anxiety<p>Children who spend too much time on the internet are developing mental health problems, according to government health advisors.<p>Those who sit behind a screen for …

Yahoo Buys Upstart Snapchat Rival Blink

Yahoo is buying its way into the discrete messaging craze with another acquisition. An app called Blink is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s latest takeover …

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Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Norva Abiona Norva had just started her dream job when she was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer at the age of 35.<p>Linsey Wynton Freelance …

We'd Like to Know More About You

We’d Like to Know More About You<p>Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>You can search for anything on Flipboard, but when it comes to what we recommend …

Snapchat weak on protecting user privacy, advocacy group's report says

This is a week that Snapchat probably wishes were over.<p>Days after the mobile messaging app was slammed by government regulators for misleading users about the ephemerality of photo messages, a leading civil liberties organization singled the company out for being particularly weak on …

One Year and Seven Million Flipboard Magazines Later, Find One Just for You

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2014<p>One year ago, we unveiled Flipboard 2.0 — the version of Flipboard that enabled anyone to collect and share their …

This Just In

Inside Flipboard / March 31, 2014<p>The Associated Press has always worked at the intersection of tech and journalism. It started as a pony express …

Introducing Flipboard's First Foray into Video Games

Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games<p>Inside Flipboard / April 1, 2014<p>In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video …

Re

Inside Flipboard / April 7, 2014<p>If 2014 is the year of the media startup, Re/code is one of its marquee acts. Founded by Kara Swisher and Walt …

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

#flipshopping: Gifts for Mom

Inside Flipboard / April 29, 2014<p>We love our moms and we want to show them how much we care, but let’s be honest: sometimes they’re a little tricky …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

How LG's robot lasers produced the world's 'fastest' cameraphone

LG's new laser-guided camera can focus in just 276 milliseconds<p>The camera in LG's new G3 flagship smartphone is pretty special. Not for its 13-megapixel sensor or optical image stabilization — both good things to have — but for being the first among phones to feature a laser autofocus system. …

Report: Apple to Announce Smart Home Platform Next Monday

As my fellow blogger Todd Bernhard discussed in this post, there was a report out Monday from <i>The Financial Times</i> saying that Apple will be announcing a new Smart Home platform during next Monday's keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple has been working on an integrated home …

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Google Chromecast launches down under

As revealed by last week's Dick Smith leak, Google Chromecast is now available in Australian stores.<p>From today, Australians can purchase the device in Dick Smith, JB Hi Fi and on the Google Play store for an RRP of AU$49.<p>The device, which launched in the US in July of last year and 11 countries in …

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Yahoo's YouTube clone set for summer launch?

Yahoo intensifies talks to launch its delayed rival to Google's massive home for user-generated videos, according to a report.<p>Yahoo is closing in on a summer launch for a YouTube-like video platform, according to a report by Ad Age, after contract issues snagged the service that aims to lure stars …

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LG G3 Hands-on: a Worthy Contender to Samsung's Note Series, If It Can Live up to Its Early Promise

LG unveiled its G3 smartphone today, a successor to the G2, with a larger display, new camera options and some interesting UI tweaks.<p>It certainly looks like a worthy Samsung Note series rival on paper, so we went hands-on with the device to find out if it measured up in real life.<p>Scratching the …

Google cuts off Chrome extensions that don't come from the Web Store

A while back Google said that it would stop letting Windows users install Chrome extensions that didn't come directly from the Web Store. The company ended up delaying the plan, but there is no more fighting it. Today users of the stable channel of Chrome on Windows will no longer be able to …

Isla Vista rampage: UCSB parents tell of deep sorrow, pride and love

Family members of the<p>UC Santa Barbarastudents killed in Elliot Rodger's rampage in Isla Vista have reacted visibly with deep sorrow and anger, while others have remained silent, asking that their privacy be respected as they grieve.<p>Some parents had raced to the scene the night of the attack only to …