More than half of 5,855 Android apps in the 'Designed for Families' section of the Google Play store potentially violated COPPA, a team of computer-science researchers found.
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April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018
Consumer advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, alleging that YouTube has used children's personal information to target ads.
April 11, 2018
House members press Facebook CEO to explain why the company continues to collect data on minors and to stop creating "shadow profiles."
April 10, 2018
Ed-tech apps could be part of a sweeping Facebook investigation, and the company's CEO defended its products for children while downplaying concerns about "tech addiction" during U.S. Senate testimony.
April 04, 2018
Parents see educational potential in VR, but they also worry about the potentially negative health effects, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
April 02, 2018
Verizon's education initiative pledged $200 million for technology and teacher training, and Amazon plans to make available computer science education software and scholarships.
February 20, 2018
The tech industry is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to K-12 computer-science education, raising questions about its motives and impact.
February 07, 2018
Children's advocates and tech-industry insiders are teaming up to press for more "humane" design and business practices.
January 24, 2018
California's Arcadia Unified and Menlo City Park school districts will roll out the AltSchool platform, which aims for a comprehensive, flexible approach to personalized learning.
January 12, 2018
Twenty percent of living-wage jobs now value computer-science skills, and those jobs pay $20,000 more per year than jobs that don't, according to a Burning Glass/Oracle Academy analysis.