Similar to the RogueAV malware on PCs that falsely informs end-users that their computers are infected with all manner of nasties, MacDefender claims to be security software that is instead attempting to extort a payment from you to clear the fake infections and to stop a slew of filthy porn pop-ups polluting the screens of 'infected Mac users.
Tel Aviv-based KIDO’Z, which got its start back in 2009 as a kid-friendly media browser for desktop computers is finally making the jump to mobile. The company is today officially announcing an Android version of its software that enables parents to lock down their smartphones and tablets, only allowing kids access to approved mobile applications and websites.
Amazon subsidiary Quidsi, which currently operates sites like Soap.com, Diapers.com and the newly launched eco site Vine.com to name a few, will launched two more sites this week, AfterSchool.com and Bookworm.com.
Handy, a smartphone rental service out of Hong Kong, has launched operations in Singapore.
The company offers smartphones for rent to travelers at $9 (HKD 68) a day—$12 (S$15) a day in Singapore—and the price includes unlimited 3G data and international calls.
The Handy brand comes under its CEO, Terence Kwok’s startup effort called Tink Labs, and is its first and only project thus far.
Having proven the concept, Dylan Collins’ Box Of Awesome, which we previously described as a “free Birchbox for kids“, is launching a new box targeting 8-14 year-old girls only — a move that feels like a very logical next step.
Similar to the original BOA, which launched last month, the equally cleverly named Box Of OMG!
Obama in #SOTU: "this year, Apple will start making Macs in America again." #JobsNow— The White House (@whitehouse) February 13, 2013
President Obama gave a huge shout-out to Apple during his State of the Union address tonight, using the company as an example of how manufacturers are once again seeing value in making things in America: “This year, Apple will start making Macs
Netflix has just launched its “Just For Kids” user interface on the iPad, combining two of kids’ favorite things: the iPad and cartoons.
The Just For Kids UI debuted back in August of 2011, and has since made its way to the Xbox and various Blu-ray players and smart TVs.
Children tend to really enjoy the iPad’s touch interface, but without any parental controls within the a
Top Southeast Asia VCs Golden Gate Ventures and JFDI.Asia have announced a new strategic alliance that will focus on supporting early-stage digital start-up companies as they transition from concept to substantial pre-series A funding.
The program will include intensive mentoring from both early-stage funding specialists to help companies gain market traction.
Golden Gate Ventures has offices in S