Month: July 2014

Router tech rewards kids with internet time for doing chores

Kudoso’s router software for managing your family’s internet habits. On top of standard parental controls for keeping your little ones away from some of the darker corners of the web, Kudoso lets you set tasks for your children that are worth points with which they can buy internet time.

Uber cuts courier prices & expands, now handles ‘thousands of deliveries’ per week | VentureBeat | Business | by Harrison Weber

UberRush currently operates like a traditional bike messenger courier service — the firm does not yet purchase goods for users on-demand — but recent partnerships with firms like cosmetics startup Birchbox, clothing rental service Rent The Runway, and product design community Quirky reveal Uber’s intentions to expand into product delivery.

Privacy-focused Blackphone starts shipping for $630

If you missed our coverage during Mobile World Congress, then here’s what you need to know about Blackphone: it’s a mid-spec Android smartphone that comes pre-subscribed to (and pre-installed with) a bunch of privacy and anti-surveillance services, for a price of $629 off-contract.