Parents are failing to get a handle on internet slang, new research says, making it more difficult to detect if children are involved in dangerous or illegal online practices. So how much do you know? Read more here.
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Digitally Confident is the leading cross phase professional development event in the UK with outstanding speakers with proven success in primary, secondary and special schools. This is an important event for teachers and school leaders to be inspired and gain practical support in using communication technologies to engage all learners and raise learning outcomes.
Keynote speaker: The amazing Tim Rylands
When? 20 November 13
Where? Gosforth Park Marriott Hotel, Newcastle NE England
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Microsoft announced the next generation of its gaming console today, called the Xbox One. Among the new features are biometrics that promise to know you inside and out, which raise some serious privacy concerns. Read more.
The FBI says it has made gaining more powers to wiretap all forms of Internet conversation and cloud storage a "top priority" this year. Read the full article here.
Google Glass and other augmented reality gadgets risk creating a world in which privacy is impossible, warn campaigners.
The warning comes from a group called "Stop the Cyborgs" that wants limits put on when headsets can be used. More on BBC website