Periscope, Meerkat let users broadcast to the world

Periscope and Meerkat represent the next stage of personal live streaming, putting the ability to broadcast right in the hand of anyone with a smartphone. That’s a lot of power, and like the broader Internet, content on Periscope and Meerkat runs the gamut from fascinating to banal.


Parental discretion: VT startup Parent Co helps curate families’ online experience

We’ve all been there. You open up Facebook or Instagram and are hit with a barrage of photos of your friends’ kids. After the fifth or sixth one, though, you’re probably all “oohed” and “awed” out. But what can you do? Enter Parent Co.