Day: August 30, 2020

How Hackers and Tech CEOs Keep Their Kids Safe Online

The digital world isn’t something your kids choose to be a part of; it’s thrust upon them. They need it to socialize, complete school assignments, and simply exist in the modern world. And while social media and the Internet offer opportunities to expose your kid to the world they also, well, expose your kid to the world. So, how do you ensure they’re healthy and safe in their digital lives? Ask some hackers-turned-dads what they do.



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That’s why these seven pro-tips for managing your kid’s tech don’t just come not just from fellow dads, but also from industry insiders who have walked the talk with gadgets — and children — of their own. As one-time hackers and online explorers themselves, they understand the allure, adventure, and education that unfettered Internet access can provide. But as parents,

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Anti-encryption laws yet to be used by Asio or AFP to compel tech firms’ help, inquiry told | Australian security and counter-terrorism

Neither the spy agency, Asio, nor the Australian federal police have compelled tech companies to provide assistance under the country’s controversial anti-encryption laws that have been in force for nearly two years, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

Both agencies said on Friday they had so far secured voluntary cooperation from tech and communications companies – even though there had been times when they had come close to issuing a compulsory notice – and they still might need to use the tougher powers in future.

The situation exasperated the shadow attorney general, Mark Dreyfus, who said during the hearing: “Two and a half years ago the AFP told this committee that it urgently needed these powers and here we are two and a half years later and you haven’t used them”.

The 2018 laws increased penalties for criminal suspects who refused to unlock devices such as phones and created a new

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Belarus president cuts off internet amid widespread protests

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CLMBR Introduces the First Connected Vertical Climbing Machine With On-demand Instructor-led Classes and a Modern, Ergonomic Design

DENVER, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CLMBR, a leader in connected fitness technology, today unveiled two new vertical climbing machines that combine state-of-the-art design and cutting-edge technology: CLMBR Connected for the home and CLMBR Pure for commercial use. As at-home fitness continues to flourish, both CLMBR machines are the first to offer a state-of-the-art companion app to display key metrics, including vertical feet climbed and workout targets reached, to maximize the user’s experience.” data-reactid=”13″DENVER, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CLMBR, a leader in connected fitness technology, today unveiled two new vertical climbing machines that combine state-of-the-art design and cutting-edge technology: CLMBR Connected for the home and CLMBR Pure for commercial use. As at-home fitness continues to flourish, both CLMBR machines

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