TECH BYTES: YouTube helps man deliver baby

May 1, 2009 10:37:11 AM PDT
ABC shows will be available on Hulu; plus, YouTube helps a man deliver a baby. It's all in Friday's Tech Bytes:

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  • ABC shows will soon be available on www.Hulu.com ABC7's parent company Disney signed a deal to join the popular video streaming site. Shows such as "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "Grey's Anatomy" will be added to the site after they run on TV. Older Disney movies will also be available. Hulu already has content from NBC and Fox.

  • Internet security firm Symantec has just released a new web-based service that helps parents keep track of what their kids are doing on the Internet. "Online Family Norton" monitors the sites kids go to, blocks them from visiting certain sites and provides parents with a full report. As USA Today's Ed Baig explains, the program is designed to start a dialog between parents and their kids, so they can come up with rules for the computer. The program is free until January.

  • Finally, if you thought YouTube was only good for watching mindless videos, think again. A British man delivered his baby. After watching how to videos on YouTube Marc Stephens watched several clips including "how to deliver a baby in a taxi cab." a few hours later he was delivering his son -- three weeks early. This isn't the most difficult thing he's learned how to do on YouTube: he also figured out the Rubik's cube.

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