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  • Virtual Piggy banking on kids making parent-monitored online payments

    Parents who have found big credit card and debit card charges for unauthorized online purchases by their teens might be wondering what they can do to prevent it from happening again. That's one reason why Virtual Piggy Inc. exists. The Hermosa Beach...
  • #HRBooks Review: 'The Shark Whisperer' delivers adventure for middle graders

    #HRBooks Review: 'The Shark Whisperer' delivers adventure for middle graders
    Imagine yourself in an aquarium, leaning over the tall protective wall that separates you from a pool full of sharks. Now, imagine falling in. Under the worst of circumstances, this would be too horrible to even ponder. Under the best of circumstances&...
  • Amazon launches attack on Hachette over e-book pricing

    Amazon launches attack on Hachette over e-book pricing
    Amazon launched a campaign Friday night to counter the 900-plus authors who have signed an open letter supporting publisher Hachette. In a dispute over terms about the wholesale and retail price of e-books, Amazon has blocked pre-orders of Hachette...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' � A to Z

    Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
  • 'Years of Living Dangerously' producer discusses technology and games

    GamerHub.tv With two Emmy nominations and a star-studded cast of embedded reporters, the independently produced "Years of Living Dangerously" TV series has helped get the message of climate change into the conversations of viewers, including the...
  • Edan Lepucki thanks Colbert Nation for making 'California' a hit

    Edan Lepucki thanks Colbert Nation for making 'California' a hit
    Edan Lepucki appeared on "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night to talk about her debut novel, "California," and thank Colbert and his fans for getting it onto bestseller lists. "Thank you Colbert Nation for buying my book and reading it," she said. "I'm...
  • Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC

    Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city. The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
  • Florida hopes to get Blue Origin launches

    Florida hopes to get Blue Origin launches
    SpaceX made it official last week: The California-based company will build its first commercial spaceport in Texas, spurning overtures from Florida and other launch-minded states. Although Florida gets the "consolation prize" of SpaceX's government...
  • Chatting with YA novelist and 'Twilight' director Chris Weitz

    Chatting with YA novelist and 'Twilight' director Chris Weitz
    Growing up has long been on the mind of director and screenwriter Chris Weitz. In 1999, the New York City native and his brother directed “American Pie,” a comedy about a gang of high schoolers confused about the meaning of maturity. In 2002,...
  • Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites

    Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites
    CloudFlare, a San Francisco start-up that offers cloud-based optimization and online cybersecurity protection, said it plans to offer websites free encrypted HTTPS connections. HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, is an encrypted connection...
  • Music streaming services unleash a torrent of digital playlists

     Music streaming services unleash a torrent of digital playlists
    It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...