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Google launches Google Kids Space, a ‘kids mode’ feature for Android, initially on Lenovo tablets

August 31, 2020 0

Streaming services have built-in kids’ profiles, so why not devices? Google today is responding to parents’ demand for a better way for their children to

Kids now spend nearly as much time watching TikTok as YouTube in US, UK and Spain

June 5, 2020 0

A new study on kids’ app usage and habits indicates a major threat to YouTube’s dominance, as kids now split their time between Google’s online

FTC fines kids’ app developer HyperBeard $150K for use of third-party ad trackers

June 5, 2020 0

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a settlement of $150,000 with HyperBeard, the developer of a collection of children’s mobile games over violations

Google Play adds a ‘Teacher Approved’ section to its app store

April 15, 2020 0

Google today is making it easier for families to find quality educational apps with the addition of a new “Teacher Approved” section to Google Play.

National Geographic launches a homeschool hub for parents and teachers, [email protected]

April 6, 2020 0

The COVID-19 outbreak has closed schools across most of the U.S., impacting more than 55 million students who are now learning at home. That’s created

Toys ‘R’ Us relaunches its website, where online sales are powered by Target

October 9, 2019 0

Toys “R” Us is back online, thanks to a new deal with Target. Tru Kids, the parent company that acquired the defunct toy chain following

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls

October 8, 2019 0

Microsoft is following Apple and Google’s lead with today’s launch of per-app and per-game time limits in its parental control software. Already, the company allows

Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids

October 7, 2019 0

While it’s true that many parents are doing their best to reduce screen time as much as possible, there’s something to be said for the

YouTube Kids launches on the web

August 30, 2019 0

Kid-friendly YouTube content now has its own website, youtubekids.com. The website will offer a similar experience to the existing YouTube Kids mobile app, where parents

Viacom-owned kids streaming service Noggin acquires educational app Sparkler

March 29, 2019 0

Viacom’s Nickelodeon is doubling down on the educational aspects of its preschooler-focused streaming service, Noggin, with the acquisition of the early childhood learning platform Sparkler.

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