Dell unveils a Nickelodeon-edition Netbook, which may represent a change in the way the next generation develops its social and decision-making skills.
Numedeon, the maker of kids' virtual world Whyville.net, launches SportsBlox, a digital environment for sports nuts, in a move to branch out into new markets.
They're getting an early intro to tech--and also treading on an uneasy middle ground between being consumers and being citizens.
Media watchdogs and educators worry about the nascent industry having relatively no standards for advertising.
Venture capitalists are showing more interest in 3D playgrounds for kids online since Disney bought the virtual world Club Penguin for $350 million earlier this year.