Tech

Ali (left) and twin brother Hadi Partovi. (CBS)

Twin Brothers Teaching Millions Of Kids That Coding Can Be Fun

One in ten elementary and middle school students are learning how to code, and thousands of instructors are learning how to teach programming, because of twin brothers with a single vision.

04/08/2015

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YouTube’s New Kids Mobile App Criticized Over Ads Featuring Children’s Products

The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

04/08/2015

YouTube Launches Broad Entertainment Venture

YouTube To Give Viewers Optional Ad-Free Subscription Service

On Wednesday, the online video service sent a letter to its most-popular content creators asking them to sign off on new contract terms to allow for the change.

04/08/2015

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4K Drone Video Shows Bird’s Eye View Of Golden Gate Bridge On Beautiful Day

Drones are pretty good at capturing those spectacular views that is usually reserved for the birds.

04/08/2015

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Twitter Stock Soars After Rumors Of Google Takeover

Rumors are swirling again that Google is trying to buy Twitter, raising the social media website’s stock to $52, a 4 percent increase on Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

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NASA: We’ll Find ‘Definitive Evidence’ Of Alien Life In Next 20 To 30 Years

We’re closer than ever to finding out whether we’re alone in the universe or not, NASA’s top scientist said Tuesday.

04/08/2015

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google’s YouTube Kids App Accused Of Targeting Children With Ads; Consumer Groups File Claim

Google launched YouTube Kids, their kid-friendly app, in February to much fanfare, but consumer and child advocacy groups are now filing a complaint against the app with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming they illegally target kids with ads.

04/07/2015

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Robin Williams Protects Himself From Commercial Exploitation In Death With 25-Year Blackout Period

Robin Williams made sure to protect his likeness in death, restricting its use for the next 25-years.

04/07/2015

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Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny Cameras

CNET’s Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.

04/07/2015