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Welcome to this week’s roundup of family-related technology news. This week we have problems for Facebook, concerns over YouTube Kids and a net-connected Barbie, life-saving technology for developing countries, STEM/STEAM toys, and the Masterpiece software for Osmo. Jump to a story using the link below or just scroll down to […]

Family Tech Roundup: Facebook, YouTube Kids, STEM toys, developing world ...











The popular Radio 2 writing competition for children launched today, with Chris Evans heading up the team of judges again. 500 WORDS invites children aged 13 and under to submit their short stories of fiction to be judged by a panel of authors and celebrities including Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Richard […]

500 WORDS: Radio 2 Writing Competition returns in 2013




The BBC has announced a raft of new science shows for children of all ages, broadcasting in early 2013 on the CBBC and CBeebies channels. Favourite duo Dick and Dom will be investigating the lives of people who had genius ideas and helped shape the modern world. Absolute Genius will […]

BBC shows off new year science shows for kids