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Kid stuff - Google Family Link

Sven Krumrey
Ever since kids started using cellphones, there has been a debate about how much cellphone time they should be allowed and what restrictions should apply. A lot of software was developed to this effect years ago - and it often failed because it wasn't integrated deeply enough into the operating system, and therefore easy to circumvent. Google Family Link is Google's attempt at giving parents the tools they need to supervise their children online - and turn them into loyal Google users in the process. more
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Who's stealing from whom? The never-ending story of copyright infringement

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Reach at all costs - What Facebook does and doesn't delete!

Sven Krumrey
Facebook's press releases are always a pleasure to read. The company regards itself as a facilitator for a world-wide community guided by love and understanding. If Zuckerberg was any cuter, it would be an idyllic place. Alas, all that is just a smokescreen to hide the hateful and violent truth. That's why Facebook is now legally forced to remove particularly despicable content. Still, questionable posts stay online - and an undercover journalist from the British Channel 4 recently discovered why. more
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4.3 billion reasons for Google to change

Sven Krumrey
Have you heard of GAFA? This acronym stands for the four possibly most powerful US companies: Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Each has taken their fair share of the Internet pie (along with Microsoft) and make billions almost unchallenged. But recently, a storm has been brewing in paradise: Google was fined 4.3 billion euros by the EU commission. What happened? more
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Putting nostalgia to the test: 168 classics on a Gameboy clone

Sven Krumrey
There's something magical about nostalgia, and childhood memories touch us on a deeper level. Recently, China-based company Anbernic released a Gameboy clone at a small price point - and it doesn't suck, kinda! The hardware is described as "solid" and the device features 168 built-in games. The list includes classic titles still loved by millions around the world today. Reason enough to put this thing through its paces! more
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