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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

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

Google’s parental control software Family Link gains much-needed features

September 18, 2019 0

Google’s parental control software, Family Link, is getting a noteworthy update today with the addition of new features that will allow parents to limit screen

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.

CoParenter helps divorced parents settle disputes using AI and human mediation

March 15, 2019 0

A former judge and family law educator has teamed up with tech entrepreneurs to launch an app they hope will help divorced parents better manage

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