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Cyber Guardian ups ante on blocking kids' net access

Cyber Guardian ups ante on blocking kids' net access

Boasts its software can't be circumvented.
May 19 2010 5:34PM
Texting keeps kids slim

Texting keeps kids slim

A new study from the University of North Carolina shows if kids use SMS when they are younger they are less likely to become obese adults.
Nov 13 2008 12:23AM
Pope reaches out to tech-savvy kids

Pope reaches out to tech-savvy kids

Pope Benedict XVI has gone digital in a bid to connect with thousands of young Australian Catholics..
May 13 2008 7:26AM
Parents unaware of online risks taken by kids

Parents unaware of online risks taken by kids

Academics have warned of an "enormous gap" between what parents think their children are doing online and what they are actually doing.

Feb 6 2008 3:30PM
Telstra Foundation gives $2M to reduce online bullying

Telstra Foundation gives $2M to reduce online bullying

Telstra has set aside $2 million for a new program aimed at reducing bullying and harassment of children using the internet and mobile phones across Australia.
Feb 4 2008 2:48PM
Boffins use GPS to test kids' navigation skills

Boffins use GPS to test kids' navigation skills

Researchers at the University of Bristol have shown that GPS technology can be used to show how children as young as three find their way around.

Jan 31 2008 2:28PM
Deprived US kids offered OLPC laptops

Deprived US kids offered OLPC laptops

Poor US students are to get their hands on One Laptop Per Child XO laptops after a U-turn by the organisation.

Jan 15 2008 1:45PM
Nintendo Brain Training 'good for kids'

Nintendo Brain Training 'good for kids'

Playing computer games can help school children to improve their mathematical abilities, according to the results of a pilot project at a school in Scotland..
Oct 31 2007 7:47AM
Optima donates additional $10,000 to SHINE for Kids

Optima donates additional $10,000 to SHINE for Kids

ASX-listed Optima Technology Solutions has made a $10,000 donation of PCs and notebooks to SHINE for Kids, a non-for-profit organisation for children with parents in prison.
Sep 28 2007 2:37PM
Computer games help parents bond with kids

Computer games help parents bond with kids

Computer games can help parents and grandparents bond with their children and grandchildren, according to new research.
Aug 30 2007 12:10PM
Gadget overload keeps kids awake at night

Gadget overload keeps kids awake at night

The huge increase in ownership of entertainment gadgetry is having a detrimental effect on the length and quality of teenagers' sleep, according to new research by The Sleep Council.
Aug 29 2007 2:25PM
Multi player games are 'good for kids'

Multi player games are 'good for kids'

Online gaming provides 'positive experiences' for young people.
Jul 4 2007 4:43PM
Apple woos kids with summer camps

Apple woos kids with summer camps

UK - Apple is opening all its UK stores to run free summer camps in the USA for kids aged eight to 12 who want to learn how to use Macs.
Jun 12 2007 12:30PM
BBC to build online world for kids

BBC to build online world for kids

CBBC prepares 'Second Life for kids' for Summer launch.
Jan 25 2007 10:13AM
Scottish school kids get free PDAs

Scottish school kids get free PDAs

National Lottery funded scheme also offers free wireless Internet access.
Jan 23 2007 9:12AM
Toy allows kids to create stop-motion movies

Toy allows kids to create stop-motion movies

Content can be watched on TV or uploaded to YouTube.
Dec 13 2006 9:06AM
Children's database puts kids at risk

Children's database puts kids at risk

A controversial planned government database to record all attributes of UK children's lives could actually put youngsters in more danger, a report from the Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR) warned today.
Nov 23 2006 10:32AM
IT&T community raises $360,000 for IT Fund for Kids

IT&T community raises $360,000 for IT Fund for Kids

The Starlight Children’s Foundation has announced that the IT&T community has managed to raise $360,000 for the IT Fund for Kids 2006 ‘Putting IT Back’ campaign.
Sep 6 2006 2:45PM
IT Fund for Kids calls on industry help

IT Fund for Kids calls on industry help

Starlight Children's Foundation's IT Fund for Kids is calling for greater participation from the local IT community this year.
Feb 28 2006 12:35PM
Kids more likely to take online risks at home rather than at school

Kids more likely to take online risks at home rather than at school

While home computer use for fun, games and emailing friends is common among children, it also offers kids more opportunity to engage in risky internet activities, recent research has warned.
Nov 7 2005 12:30PM

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