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BBC game helps kids lead the fight against fake news

The BBC wants the news consumers of tomorrow to understand and identify fake news, and has launched a game to help them do exactly that. The game, called BBC iReporter, puts young people in the shoes of a newbie BBC … Read the rest of this entry

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Netflix test turns kids into binge scouts, rewards TV time with badges

Netflix is currently testing a feature that lets kids collect "patches" for watching shows, Variety reports. Those included in the test see red locks on children's shows that can get them a patch, which they can then earn by watching … Read the rest of this entry

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TalkTalk’s made a simple circular TV remote just for kids

It's never been easier to keep the kids entertained. YouTube, the BBC, Sky, Virgin Media, Disney and more all have apps dedicated to shows for the little ones, and parents can trust everything on there is age-appropriate. TalkTalk has been … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube’s fake news course has reached just 500 kids

You've got to hand it to YouTube: despite overwhelming odds, Google's video wing keeps pushing through with its Internet Citizens program. By its count, the video service has educated some 500 people about the dangers of misleading or outright fake … Read the rest of this entry

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littleBits’ latest kit is ready to teach kids coding skills

In March, tech startup littleBits announced the Code Kit, which would make it a little easier to teach kids how to code, both at home and in the classroom. Today, the Code Kit is finally on sale for a price … Read the rest of this entry

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Lego launches a safe social network for kids to share their creations

If your child is a budding Lego genius yearning to show off their creative constructions to the world, then Lego has just the place for them to do it. The company behind the iconic bricks has just launched a new … Read the rest of this entry

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Tilt tells augmented reality stories to kids with a rug and duvet

We've seen plenty of augmented reality storytelling apps, but Tilt goes a step further by tying them into colorful textiles that you'd actually want to put in kids' rooms. The company's SpinTales "Jungle Rug" and "Enchanted Duvet" ($ 99 each) … Read the rest of this entry

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Mattel built a $300 Echo for kids

It's late and you're tired. Before you can knock off for the night. However, there's one thing left to do: read your child a bedtime story. In Mattel's world, you might not have to pick up a book, or even … Read the rest of this entry

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Internet-connected toys accused of spying on kids

Smart toys can certainly inject some life into playtime, but they raise big privacy concerns when an internet connection is involved… and if you believe some critics, at least a few toys have crossed the line. Over 18 privacy groups … Read the rest of this entry

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Sling TV just added even more kids programming

It seems like every other month, at least, Sling TV brings new content to its video-streaming service. That's great for those of you who pay $ 20 (or more) for the monthly subscription. The latest update, announced today, focuses on … Read the rest of this entry

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