California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

A girl looks at her computer screen Alain Jocard | AFP | Getty Images The California state legislature this week passed a bill that, if passed, would require online platforms to take additional steps to ensure their services are safe for young users. The state senate unanimously approved California Age Appropriate Design Code Act Monday, … Read more

Apple will add ‘lockdown’ protection to iPhones, iPads and Macs

Apple will add ‘lockdown’ protection to iPhones, iPads and Macs

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple said it would roll out a “lockdown” option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers meant to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers – though enabling that protection will also make these devices less useful. The backup announced Wednesday is a tacit acknowledgment that even Apple – the world’s most valuable … Read more