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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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PBS made a tablet just for kids

You buy a kid-proof tablet to give young ones a safe environment to play their favorite games and videos, so wouldn't it make sense to buy a tablet from an outfit making all that content? PBS thinks so: it's introducing … Read the rest of this entry

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Google app for kids makes it fun to explore the Himalayas

Zooming around part of the Himalayas (and its tallest peak) on Google Street View might already be fun for a lot of people, but you'll have to amp up the fun factor if you want grab kids' attention. Google's solution … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube’s subscription service keeps your kids’ videos ad-free

It's nice that a YouTube Red subscription gives you ad-free and offline viewing, but wouldn't those features be more useful for keeping your kids entertained on your next vacation? YouTube agrees. You can now sign in to Red through the … Read the rest of this entry

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