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children's media

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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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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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'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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PLAiR

PLAiR is a neat-looking streaming device, but it's buggy, unreliable, and short on content.

April 24, 2013

2 stars Editors' rating April 24, 2013

MSRP: $99.00

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Quickflix joins Panasonic, hits Xbox in September

The Quickflix WatchNow service has been picking up speed this past week, announcing new children's content as well as launches on Panasonic Blu-ray players and Xbox 360.

By August 13, 2012

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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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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012

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Pediatricians: Limit kids' media use to 2 hours a day

American Academy of Pediatrics also tells parents to discourage any screen time for children 2 and younger and keep Internet-connected devices out of kids' bedrooms.

By October 28, 2013

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iPad e-books for children: Five more amazing titles

From classics like Aesop's Fables and "Gertrude McFuzz" to new and original works like "Violet," iPad e-books offer something for kids of all ages--and tastes.

By August 2, 2010