Daniel Churchill

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Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store

Apple has finally take steps to better cater to the children who have adopted its devices, and especially family favorite the iPad, with the launch of a Kids App Store. Arriving this week alongside the launch of iOS 7, the Kids App Store store is not a separate mobile application, to be clear, but …

The Ambient Economy

Access to information is addictive. The moment we have more of it – and more of it available at opportune times – the more we crave. I learned this first-hand when I began wearing a Pebble smartwatch in earnest. While I’ve long rejected the idea that a smartwatch is a valuable addition to the …

AppSeed turns your sketches into functioning app prototypes

<b>Kickstarter project AppSeed allows you to photograph your sketches on paper or a whiteboard and turn them into a functioning prototype of your app.</b><p>In …

Prototypes

Pay Via WeChat To Get A Discount From These Vending Machines In China

Chinese Internet giant Tencent rolled out an update to its mobile messaging app Weixin (users outside of China get a version of the app known as WeChat) last month to add payment services, and now users can pay via the chat app when they get a drink from its dedicated vending machines located …

Tomorrow's cities: What's it like to live in a smart city?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1012000/1012212_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532503478_86f4ac7481b3f3763e19740ecfac8ebb<p><b>As we head towards a new era of urbanisation - half of the world's population will live in cities by 2050 - the race is on to make our cities fit</b> …

Smart Cities

Industry-drafted school curriculum aims to stop kids pirating

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Sharing music and online content without paying for it is very naughty, children will learn at school<p>Natasha Lennard<p>September 23, 2013 2:20pm (UTC)<p>Get 'em while they're young. At least this seems to be the approach of content industry heavyweights, the Motion Picture Association of …

Kids’ favourite website? It’s not Facebook | Financial Times

Every six months Mediacom, the media buying agency, surveys 1,000 kids in the UK and asks the name of their favourite website. The big story over …

Google launches 'Constitute,' a new tool for designing governments

The process of drafting a constitution is usually long, intricate and politically fraught — but with 160 different active constitutions to draw from, it's also uniquely amenable to data analysis. With that in mind, Google has partnered with the Comparative Constitutions Project to launch a new site …

Why Cops and Prosecutors Are Begging iPhone Users to Upgrade to iOS 7

What We Watch puts YouTube’s most popular videos on a map

This is fascinating: What We Watch, a new project of the MIT Center for Civic Media, visualizes the way popular YouTube (s GOOG) videos spread around …

Flu-fighting teenager takes home top prize at Google Science Fair 2013

Google Science Fair 2013 came to a close yesterday, as 15 young scientists aged between 13 and 18 demonstrated their projects in front of Google's expert panel. With over a thousand submissions worldwide, only four entrants were able to take home prizes, but it was 17-year-old Eric Chen who walked …

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

Remember that dance-party photo you regretted posting online? How about the time you over-shared your feelings about your ex or made that comment about Barack Obama?<p>All forever etched in the annals of the Internet.<p>Well, maybe not - at least if you're under 18.<p>Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown …

These are the 4 most important tech issues for lawmakers to solve

Technology is becoming more integrated into every aspect of life both in America and abroad, but the laws that govern it can’t seem to catch up. When …

Sold, The App That Sells Your Stuff For You, Arrives On Android

Too<p>lazybusy to handle selling your stuff on eBay or Craigslist, or having a yard sale? Yep, same here. That’s why a startup called Sold, launched earlier this year, had me intrigued. Its big idea is to take the whole e-commerce process out of your hands by pricing your items for you, finding a …

Get GLAZED: Kyle Ellicott on the Business of Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology has captured the public imagination, raising hopes, fears, and expectations. While there has been much speculation about the capabilities of next generation wearables, their potential applications, and the issues they raise, there has been much less discussion about how the …

New York unveils 'text stops' to curb crashes by distracted drivers

You're probably familiar with highway rest stops, but drivers might soon be seeing something a little less ordinary along the road: text stops. New York plans to establish 91 "Texting Zones" along state highways, encouraging drivers to wait until they can safely pull off the road to respond to a …

Facebook's New Guide Helps Educators Show Teens How To Use Site Safely

It’s certainly common knowledge that Facebook isn’t just for one specific type of user — it’s for everyone, and the social network company has a responsibility to help make sure that its 1.15 billion users are engaging on the site in the appropriate way. In an age where there has been a high rate …

PC or TV? No Need to Keep Asking.

Another entry from the “convergence isn’t coming, it’s here” file: Americans have stopped viewing their televisions and their computers as equally …

Televisions

Here’s the app teens use more than Facebook — and of course, it’s not Twitter

Young folks are starting to shy away from Facebook in favor of a few new sites and services — and it’s not Snapchat or Twitter.<p>According to a study conducted by research firm NextAdvisor, Tumblr and Instagram are both trending with teens; Facebook is on the downswing; Twitter’s a hit with just one …

World's oldest newspaper to end print edition, go digital only

After nearly 280 years in print, the world's oldest continuously published newspaper is stopping the presses in favor of a digital presence.<p>Lloyd's List, which was founded in 1734 as a notice posted to a London coffee shop's wall, announced Wednesday it will cease its print edition in December. The …

Los Angeles may halt iPad rollout because students are using them for fun

A Los Angeles high school has halted the use of iPads at home after students bypassed restrictions on web browsing. The school-issued iPads are part of a deal with Apple where 47 campuses across Los Angeles will issue as many as 640,000 iPads by the end of 2014. After just a week since the first …

Excel's Power Maps take bar graphs to some new and mildly interesting places

There are only so many ways one can juice up boring Excel data, but Microsoft's new Power Map Preview for Office 365 looks like it's up to the challenge. The 3D map visualizer has just graduated from "project" status with a handful of features sure to please number crunchers and map lovers alike. …