377 Results for

children's tech

Article

Apple updates App Guidelines with eye on children's privacy

The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.

By August 15, 2013

Article

Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By June 4, 2013

Article

Tech gifts for children

Shopping for a techie gift for a young child this Christmas? Then swot up on our pick of the best kid-friendly gadgets.

By November 29, 2012

Article

Wave fingers, make faces: The future of computing at Intel

The chip giant is working on "perceptual computing" technology that will sense your emotions and your body language. Here's an inside look.

By November 29, 2013

Article

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

Article

Google, Microsoft ramp up fight against online child pornography

Web giants agree to modify search algorithms to exclude search terms associated with photos and videos containing sexual abuse of children.

By November 17, 2013

Article

Self-heal like Wolverine? Gene discovery might hold clues

In a discovery by a Harvard researcher, a reactivated gene found in embryos helps mice regrow clipped parts of their ears and toes. Could the "fountain of youth" gene hold promise for humans too?

By November 11, 2013

Article

How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat

Amazon's arm for making movies and TV shows veered away from its early ambitions with a grander plan to lure Prime customers and crush Netflix. Now it has some in Hollywood on edge.

By November 14, 2013

Article

Man forgets he once bought $25 of Bitcoins -- now worth $848K

A Norwegian man bought 5,000 Bitcoins in 2009. Suddenly, he wonders what they're now worth. A lot, is the answer. In fact, he's already bought an apartment with some of it.

By October 29, 2013

Article

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