News tagged with children

Kids and robots learn to write together (w/ Video)

Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain self-‐confidence. This system, called CoWriter, was developed by EPFL researchers.

3 hours ago
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Online child abuse moving to Skype, Bitcoin: Europol

Hi-tech criminals are increasingly selling live streams of child sex over legitimate chat sites and apps such as Skype for hard-to-trace virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Europe's policing agency warned on ...

Feb 24, 2015
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Parenting tech keeps tabs on children

American parents may not have the resources of the National Security Agency, but it's not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids.

Feb 12, 2015
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Interconnected IT for business models in rural areas

More and more people are moving from rural areas to cities, leaving behind crumbling infrastructures that make daily life difficult for those who stay. Some people are bucking this trend. Now they get support from researchers: ...

Feb 02, 2015
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