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Is your 4 year-old ‘stealing’ your personal data via trojans? Yes, says security research

Is your 4 year-old ‘stealing’ your personal data via trojans? Yes, says security research

Davey Winder reveals how malware writers are tricking young children into installing trojans One of the problems that isn’t addressed by many people – be they parents, media or even IT security vendors – is the relatively new, and totally despicable, practice of using [Read More]

Games & Interactive Media powerful tools in fight against childhood obesity

Games & Interactive Media powerful tools in fight against childhood obesity

Children are naturally drawn toward gaming and other types of technology, creating an ideal opportunity to design interactive media tools to encourage physical activity and promote healthy eating habits, according to an article in a special issue of the journal Childhood [Read More]

White House office studies educational benefits of video online games

White House office studies educational benefits of video online games

If you’re training for a new job someday soon with a video game controller in your hands, thank Constance Steinkuehler. This summer, when your kids’ favorite science museum boasts a new augmented-reality environmental simulation? Same deal. If in the next few [Read More]

Fed-up father shoots daughter’s computer – gets 22 million YouTube views

Fed-up father shoots daughter’s computer – gets 22 million YouTube views

An irate, gun-slinging father has become an Internet sensation after he avenged his daughter’s bratty Facebook post with his own eight-minute rant that ended with his shooting her laptop eight times, apparently prompting a visit from police and child-protection [Read More]

Online games damage marital satisfaction says study

Online games damage marital satisfaction says study

Researchers studying online games believe they have found evidence that role playing games can affect real-life marital satisfaction. Brigham Young University investigators discovered that 75 percent of spouses of sword-carrying, avatar-loving gamers wish they would put [Read More]

OUCH! New research says breaking up by text is on the rise

OUCH! New research says breaking up by text is on the rise

For better or worse, the digital revolution over the last 20 years has fundamentally changed the way people communicate. More precisely, the advent of the cellphone is one of the biggest changes in communication since the invention of the telegraph. People are now [Read More]

Is that 3D printing? No, it’s 3D painted goldfish

Is that 3D printing? No, it’s 3D painted goldfish

We’ve seen some outstanding photo-realistic paintings since the beginning of 2012, but not many come close to matching Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori’s 3D goldfish. Read more – HumansInvent.com [Read More]

Google+ Hangout with Obama planned for Jan. 30

Google+ Hangout with Obama planned for Jan. 30

In what might be the biggest promotion yet for the Google+ social network, President Obama will be participating in a Google+ Hangout and answering questions submitted via YouTube on Jan. 30. While there’s been some controversy over forced registrations for Google’s [Read More]

9-year-old Irvine girl is ‘TinyTechie’

9-year-old Irvine girl is ‘TinyTechie’

Nine-year-old Marissa Wendt, also known as “TinyTechie,” spoke on Internet safety recently to the sixth-grade class at Woodbury Elementary School in Irvine. She was invited by the Irvine Police Department, D.A.R.E. officer Michael Predney, and she gave tips to [Read More]

Al Gore: Virtual reality trees could fight climate change

Al Gore: Virtual reality trees could fight climate change

Virtual reality trees installed in major cities could be a vital new tool for climate campaigners in the smart phone era, according to former US Vice President Al Gore. Speaking at a PSFK event, Gore praised the developers of the REALiTREE, a huge projection which reflects [Read More]

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Cloud computing saves health care industry time and money

Cloud computing saves health care industry time and money

The cloud’s vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for [Read More]

Internet addiction get closer to being classified as a mental illness

Internet addiction get closer to being classified as a mental illness

Think twice the next time you play a videogame or surf the Net: ‘Internet-use [Read More]

New ‘gamification’ school opens for kids in the classroom

New ‘gamification’ school opens for kids in the classroom

GameDesk, a nonprofit organization that develops game-based learning initiatives, has now [Read More]

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