The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.
A new section in the Google Play app store is designed to help parents find appropriate apps, games, movies and books for their kids.
Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.
So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.
The search giant will give app makers the ability to note if software was "Designed for Families" -- right on the heels of controversy over Google's YouTube Kids app.
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.
The "Games for Kids" section of the App Store might help allay parental concerns about the app world for kids.
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.
Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.