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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Digital-native kids outshine middle-aged adults in tech-quotient test

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Raised among gadgets, children as young as six are more conversant with technology and communications than middle-aged adults Tech-savvy kids go digital native ... Born in the new millennium, these children have never known the dark ages of dial up internet, and the youngest are learning how to operate smartphones or tablets before they can talk. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568449/digital-native-kids-outshine-middle-aged-adults-tech-quotient-test
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - TECHNOLOGY

    Children using touch-screen technology

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by LY-ANN TAN

    ... Tan Ly-ann familypost@scmp.com Tablet technology is increasingly popular as a means of keeping young children occupied, but it presents risks along with advantages Screen of consciousness ... have taken off since the release of the first iPad. It's unlikely that tablet makers had toddlers in mind when they developed the gadgets, but young children have gravitated to the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1131050/children-using-touch-screen-technology
  3. News - Asia - TECHNOLOGY

    Younger children becoming digital addicts in South Korea

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea estimates that 160,000 children aged five to nine are hooked on the internet 11 years old and addicted to her smartphone Park Jung-in, an 11-year-old ... is not unique and the government is concerned enough to make it mandatory for children as young as three to be schooled in controlling their device and Internet use. Her obsession with being online ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1093312/younger-children-becoming-digital-addicts-south-korea
  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    No after-work e-mails: Big European firms curb phone use outside office hours

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... work outside the office, can be a valuable option for a company because it offers flexibility, said BAuA expert Frank Brenscheidt. Leaving the office early to pick up children from school, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520022/no-after-work-e-mails-big-european-firms-curb-phone-use-outside-office
  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple to pay back parents for in-app purchases made by children

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in California The company will compensate for charges on mobile in-app purchases made by children Apple to pay back parents for apps Parents shocked by children running up ... for children, contained the ability to make in-app purchases." Apple failed to adequately disclose that third-party game apps, largely available for free and rated as containing content suitable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1159433/apple-pay-back-parents-app-purchases-made-children
  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Researchers assess the value of apps for early childhood learning

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... screen, despite warnings from some educators that children could spend too much time with devices and too little time exploring the physical world. The iTunes store offers more than 95,000 ... increasing informal opportunities for children to learn maths, including through "software and other media". The WGBH developers in Elias' classroom are part of a project called Next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1302697/researchers-assess-value-apps-early-childhood-learning
  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Amazon unveils faster and lighter Kindles, cuts price on old models

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... mentioned "Angry Birds: Star Wars II". Bezos also received instructions on how to set time limits on various activities for children. While the new Kindles are upgraded in several ways, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317725/amazon-unveils-faster-and-lighter-kindles-cuts-price-old-models
  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Speculation over the new head of Microsoft after Steve Ballmer announces departure

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by MCT, NYT, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... margin in at least a decade amid weakening demand for PCs running its Windows software. Even though Ballmer had indicated he was going to retire when the youngest of his children went to college, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1299205/speculation-over-new-head-microsoft-after-steve-ballmer-announces
  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Whistle smart pendant relays your dog's health data to your smartphone

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the care of children or if the canine goes berserk when mail is delivered at home. Whistle is getting US$6 million in funding from investors including DCM Ventures. "There are more dogs than children in the US," said DCM chief Jason Krikorian, who has become a member of the Whistle board of directors. "Bringing a suite of smart products to the space is an extraordinary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1255064/whistle-smart-pendant-relays-your-dogs-health-data-your-smartphone
  10. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    People's Daily questions Apple's earthquake donations

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Patrick Boehler

    ... with international and local NGOs to support relief efforts and added that it had already provided tens of thousands of families with hygiene kits and counselling for children- but did not specify how much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1289693/peoples-daily-questions-apples-earthquake-donations

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