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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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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

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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 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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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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Selfie sticks: Have they gone too far?

A walk down a sunny November street turns into an avoidance maneuver, as four people with a very long stick decide to film themselves. Is this the future of the promenade?

By November 11, 2014

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Don't just read, listen: Scribd adds audio books

The company is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its $9 monthly e-book subscription service.

By November 6, 2014