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children's media

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'Imitation Game' and 'Men, Women and Children' lead tech-focused films of 2014

"The Imitation Game" opens the 2014 London Film Festival, heralding a number of movies exploring our complex relationship with technology.

By September 22, 2014

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Children's book turns readers into 3D-printing artists

"LEO the Maker Prince" by Carla Diana inspires children to use their MakerBots to make storybook characters into their very own 3D figures.

By January 6, 2014

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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By March 24, 2014

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Viacom to bring video-streaming subscriptions to Nickelodeon fans

As more viewers shift away from traditional cable TV, the kids television network sets its sights on the fast-growing mobile market.

By January 29, 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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Amazon original series 'Transparent' angles for streaming-TV binges too

The dark-comedy series gives Amazon its best shot so far at beating Netflix at the critical-accolades game, and in a new turn, all episodes go up at once September 26.

By August 27, 2014

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Amazon greenlights yet another batch of original kids TV pilots

The Netflix competitor beats the drum on original TV aimed at children -- shows that don't often win flashy Emmys but tend to keep high-spending subscribers loyal.

By August 25, 2014

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Mistletoe drone draws blood at TGI Friday's

The restaurant's branch in Brooklyn has a very modern festive idea. Until the drone goes off course and strikes a photographer in the face.

By December 9, 2014

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Amazon 4K streams start (updated with hands-on)

Today Amazon updated its streaming video app, available on select 2014 4K UHD TVs, to stream 4K TV shows and movies to Prime members and non-Prime users alike. We check out how they look in a hands-on test.

By December 9, 2014