Kids under 8 watch less TV, spend more time on mobile devices, study finds

The amount of time children under eight years old spend on mobile devices has more than tripled over the past four years, a new study has found.

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FBI warns parents about the risks of using Internet-connected toys

Placing emphasis on protecting children, the FBI wants to make sure parents are researching the potential security risks of connecting smart toys to your home’s wireless network or mobile devices.

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Doctors report first eye injury caused by a child's laser toy

Bus drivers already have to put up with so much; maybe we shouldn’t let children shine laser pointers in their eyes on top of everything else.

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Apple Camp 2015 enrollment begins with moviemaking, e-book creation workshops for kids

For the 2015 summer season, Apple is again inviting children aged 8 through 12 to participate in Apple Camp, a series of three-day retail store workshops designed to teach inquisitive young minds how to create rich digital content on iPad and Mac.

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Consumer advocates complain to FTC over YouTube Kids app

The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

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Be careful, Mom and Dad: You might be 'over-sharenting'

In just a few more years, children born after the dawn of Facebook and YouTube will become teenagers—and many of them will find their entire lives already archived online.

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Mom shoots her 50-inch HDTV because kids were watching too much TV

Frustrated that her three children were spending too much time glued to the television watching music videos, 40-year-old Jennifer Ullery of Illinois allegedly fired multiple shots from a Ruger .22

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Google launches new YouTube Kids app on Apple's iOS

Parents with young children now have a new option for tablet-based entertainment, as Google on Monday officially unveiled YouTube Kids, a new app for the video sharing site focused on enabling children to discover content for themselves.



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Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids – reports

Google Inc is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2014/08/19/google-considering-youtube-gmail-accounts-for-kids-reports/

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Teaching kids to hack for good

Got a kid with dreams of hacking? Dedicated to children, r00tz Asylum takes place at the annual DEF CON hacking conference, offering a three-day schedule jam-packed with learning and fun for young padawan hackers.

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Google uses ‘unique digital fingerprinting’ to detect child porn in Gmail accounts

A cyber-tip created by Google and reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children put a convicted sex offender back in police custody – after the Internet giant used highly-sophisticated technology to detect alleged images of child porn stored on the Houston man’s Gmail account.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/05/google-uses-unique-digital-fingerprinting-to-detect-child-porn-in-gmail/

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Apple brings back free summer camps for kids with moviemaking, storytelling workshops

Parents looking for an outlet for their creative-minded children this summer can take advantage of Apple’s annual Apple Camp, in which the company invites kids ages 8 through 12 to participate in three-day workshops covering moviemaking with iMovie or storytelling with iBooks.



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