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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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YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

The "hyper-commercialized" YouTube Kids teems with ad tactics deemed illegal on television, watchdogs say -- and they want the FTC to take action.

By April 7, 2015

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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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Hey kids, YouTube has an app coming just for you

The online video service cooks up a new app -- on Android only, for starters -- after parents ask for a better viewing experience for youngsters.

By February 20, 2015

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YouTube can babysit your kids with new app

Google makes a kid-friendly YouTube app, Pebble teases a new smartwatch, and Microsoft provides a cure for Lenovo's preinstalled Superfish adware.

By February 20, 2015

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​Sling TV to add Epix video-on-demand channels

The just-launched, low-cost cable TV cord-cutting service announces it will soon offer an additional package of Epix movie and TV channels.

By February 16, 2015

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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