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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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'Reading Rainbow' brings in $5M, eclipses Kickstarter record for most backers

Actor LeVar Burton's campaign -- which attracted more than 105,000 backers -- will bring a Web-based version of the children's show to 7,500 schools.

By July 2, 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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iPad Air vs. Retina iPad Mini: Which tablet is right for you?

The iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini are finally here. But how do you choose between two tablets with nearly identical specs? There are some subtle differences.

By November 1, 2013

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Lovefilm on track to stream Thomas and Friends, Pingu too

Lovefilm has added a load of classic and new kids' TV shows, including Chuggington, Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam and Pingu.

By January 27, 2014

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'House of Cards' returns to Netflix February 14

The second season of the streaming service's popular show will return a little more than a year after the first season premiered.

By December 4, 2013

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Meet 'Sweetie,' a virtual girl created to target child predators

Children's rights group Terre des Homme creates a computer-generated 10-year-old girl in hopes of nabbing adults willing to pay for a child's Webcam sex performance. Mission accomplished.

By November 5, 2013

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Tesco's free Clubcard TV service has some right old tosh

Tesco has a new free streaming TV service for its Clubcard users, with such 'classic' shows as Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.

By April 3, 2013

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Amazon adds another kids show to latest slate of TV pilots

The order for "Maker Shack Agency," an original series about a 13-year-old inventor, pushes the slate of kid-show pilots to six.

By August 27, 2013

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Netflix loads up on kids shows yet again with Scholastic deal

New episodes based on "The Magic School Bus" and other books from the children's publishing company come to Netflix as it continues to bulk up content for the next generation of subscribers.

By August 15, 2013