With Parents in Mind, WebCurfew Blocks Wi-Fi From Router to Kids’ Devices

A new way to pull eyes away from the screen and toward the dinner table.

News Byte

Former News Corp Digital Exec Jon Miller Joins Shari Redstone’s Advancit as Partner

Former News Corp digital head Jon Miller has joined Advancit Capital as a partner. Advancit is an early-stage investment firm that was started two years ago by Shari Redstone and Jason Ostheimer; Redstone is the daughter of Sumner Redstone, director at CBS and Viacom, and president of National Amusements. Advancit has made several dozen investments over two years, many in the online media and entertainment arenas, including Maker Studios, Oyster and Circa. In 2011, a regulatory filing noted that the venture firm had raised $3.2 million. Miller — who used to work at Viacom, where he met Redstone — is the first non-family partner at Advancit.

When Do Mobile Games Ditch Free-to-Play? When They’re Made to Babysit.

In-app purchases can rake in the dough … and for games targeted at children, that’s a problem.

KatieCam: Tesla’s Elon Musk on Being a Dad (Video)

Because trying to colonize Mars alone isn’t enough responsibility.

KatieCam: Anne Sweeney and I. Marlene King on Parent-Policed TV (Video)

Would they let their kids watch “Pretty Little Liars”?

KatieCam: The Lighter Side of Cisco’s John Chambers

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco, tells Katie Boehret about learning to fly a helicopter and being scolded by his granddaughter.

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Leans In About How She Decided to Become CEO While Pregnant

Wrote the exec: “Could I really take the helm of Yahoo when I was 28 weeks pregnant?” She could and did.

Something to Be Thankful For: Brett Bullington’s Recovery Path Is Made by Walking (Video)

The beloved Silicon Valley exec and investor is on the mend.

October Surprise: Yahoo CEO Mayer and Husband Have Baby Boy

Welcome to the world, Baby Boy Bogue!

The Draper Family Will See You Now