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Jan14 Issue: Everything You Think You Know About COPPA Is Wrong! The Newly Updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is Not Well Understood Within the Game and App Development Industry.

Over 12 featured articles and tons of new product news and information inside our first issue of 2014! From app icon trademarks to what you think you know about COPPA is all inside.

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Developer news items we found relating to children

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Enjin blockchain platform to be used by BREC


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC) has announced they will utilize Enjin’s blockchain platform and ERC-1155 token standard for their upcoming robotic engineering system Makerverse. In addition to a virtual 3D engineering and simulation space, Makerverse will give engineers, enthusiasts, and gamers of all levels the ability to participate in t...


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Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


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How Pycom wants to help IoT developers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers. In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...


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Get your hyperlocal news fix with the Patch


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Patch has launched a new app for iOS and Android. The Patch app allows users to subscribe to a personalized newsfeed from multiple cities and towns across the U.S. Following a soft launch earlier this year, the app already has over 233,000 downloads and averages a 4.5-star rating on both the Apple and Android app stores.   “Everyone has a different idea of ...


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ARena Space VR parks coming to America


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by

At the international exhibition IAAPA Attractions Expo, the virtual reality provider ARena Space will present the format of the new generation VR park. The event will be held in the world capital of theme parks, in the city of Orlando (USA). IAAPA Attraction Expo is the largest event for employees in the entertainment sector, where companies from all over the world demo...


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Biometric authentication for messaging apps is now available


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by

ID R&D has announced the release of biometric authentication technology for messaging. The new solution, SafeMessage, offers multi-layer continuous authentication across messaging platforms without any impact to the user experience. ID R&D will be demoing SafeMessage, as well as its other voice and behavioral biometric products, at FinovateFall. SafeMessage p...


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Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures app launches by Mattel


Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by

Barbie is giving an inside look into her famous Dreamhouse with the launch of Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures, a brand new app based on the animated Netflix series by the same title that’s now available on Android devices. The popular iOS version, which debuted on the App Store last month, has already hit the #1 spot for Top iPad Kids App in 100+ countries. Just i...


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Best GPS tracking app


Thursday, August 23, 2018 by

When the freedom of Summer has come to an end for millions of students starting School, kids fret about what a new year brings, but parents, rejoice! However worry at the same time because despite their best preparation to ready kids to start the year - it’s just part of being a parent to be concerned about everything, especially knowing the location of their kids...


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Information security event Black Hat USA celebrates 21 years


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

Black Hat has highlighted their 2018 event programming and new initiatives that will help make Black Hat USA 2018 its most successful show to date. The event welcomed nearly 19,000 of the most security-savvy professionals across the InfoSec spectrum - spanning academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. The event’s robust line...


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Google cracks the whip with new policy updates


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by

Google’s Developer Policy Center has recently updated their platform policy for Google Play to include new measures that may affect future apps introduced to their app market. Google has sent out the mass email notification to all of its developers and says in the email that: “We encourage you to review these policy updates carefully in case any of your e...


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Grom acquires Bonnie Boat and Friends


Thursday, May 31, 2018 by

Grom Social Enterprises announced that it had acquired the preschool entertainment and consumer products brand “Bonnie Boat & Friends.” Grom will work closely with Top Draw Animation, for enhancements in the production of the Bonnie Boat & Friends animated series. The brand will also appear in the Company’s centerpiece Grom Social website as an ecology education...


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CARU refers Musical.ly to FTC


Monday, April 30, 2018 by

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit has referred The Musical.ly Inc., operator of the Musical.ly mobile application, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after the company said it would not comply with CARU’s recommendations regarding children’s privacy.CARU is an investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation. CARU monitors websites and...


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Apple's new education focused tablet seems dead on arrival


Monday, April 16, 2018 by

Apple as a company are used to dominating a market, if not in terms of sheer numbers than in terms of visibility and branding. Just think of how many macs you see in coffee shops, or in TV shows or on University campuses, yet they are massively outsold by windows computers. The iPad is usually the first tablet people can name and ditto for the apple watch and smart watc...


The-robot-that

The robot that's teaching kids to code


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

Jett, a coding and programming robot designed for students of all ages, started school this week. The 22-inch-tall, 12-pound interactive learning companion is already teaching students in Texas and New Jersey the critical skills needed to ignite a lasting interest in STEM - without requiring teachers to change a single lesson plan.Jett gives students the thrill of teach...


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AR app from The Red Cross shows the devistation of war


Thursday, March 8, 2018 by

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has unveiled “Enter the room,” an augmented reality experience for iOS app users. In a narrative told through the eyes of a child, the free app provides a visceral, first-person experience of war at a family’s doorstep. Entering through a portal on the screen of their device, users see the brutal impact of years of fig...


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Buying Aitheon at the North American Bitcoin Conference


Thursday, January 18, 2018 by

AI segment headliner at the North American Bitcoin Conference, Aitheon launches worldwide token presale on their website. The company is building a digital ecosystem to simplify many processes through AI, robotic, and human symbiosis.The architect of this innovative ecosystem, Andrew Archer, has been described as Creator of Disruptive Technologies through Inno...


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72M data points collected on children in spite of COPPA


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

New research released shows that adult ad technology is collecting vast amounts of personal data on kids while they’re spending time online. Behind the scenes of many kids apps and games, advertising technology built for adults captures more than 72 million data points on a child before they reach the age of 13. The findings were provided by SuperAwesome.SuperAwesome’s ...


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The battle of biometric security coming in 2018


Friday, November 3, 2017 by

Fingerprint sensors first appeared in smart devices in 2007 and then gained momentum as a 4-digit PIN code replacement in 2013's Apple iPhone 5S. Hailed as the future of authentication by some, fingerprint's security weaknesses were quickly exposed by the children of sleepy dads, cats' paws and gummy bears. Still, the lure of convenience today and the promise of securit...


Four-privacy-questions-every-developer-needs-to-answer

Four privacy questions every developer needs to answer


Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Over the past twelve months, the internet-connected doll My Friend Cayla went from one of the hottest toys of the holiday season to an internationally-classified "espionage device." The doll was the subject of an FBI warning, banned from sale or ownership in Germany, and eventually dropped from every major retailer in the United States. Despite the nearly universally hi...


Motorola-and-AI-company-Neurala-are-going-to-make-intelligent-cameras

Motorola and AI company Neurala are going to make intelligent cameras


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Motorola Solutions announced that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to more efficiently search for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Mot...


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IFTTT report shows we love talking to connected devices


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by

Almost everything is connected, or wants to be. Taking a stroll down the isles of any electronics store and it’s not so much about the device can do by itself anymore, but what it can do online. I can testify personally that 80% of my own home is connected now. My electric source has two amp-clamps on it that report live power usage back to me. Most of our lighting...


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IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop launches AI vocabulary learning app


Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by

IBM and Sesame Workshop have announced that Georgia’s Gwinnett County Public Schools, one of the nation’s top urban school districts, has completed an initial pilot of the industry’s first cognitive vocabulary learning app, built on the IBM and Sesame Intelligent Play and Learning Platform. The new platform, based on IBM Cloud, enables an ecosystem of software developer...


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Lucktastic helps Hooked On Phonics with user engagement


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

Hooked on Phonics believes that reading is the gateway to all learning and they focus on nurturing that thirst for knowledge with products that are fun, effective, and easy to use. That’s why they’ve brought together a dedicated team of parents, leading educators, interactive designers, writers, and artists. Through collaboration, research, and testing, they continually...


IBM-and-the-Weather-Company-just-introduced-mesh-network-alerts-

IBM and the Weather Company just introduced mesh network alerts


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, have introduced a new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters - even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage. Develop...


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VRTrek Library to help developers reduce VR latency


Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Latency is one of the biggest challenges in the burgeoning Virtual Reality (VR) industry. While wearing a VR Head Mounted Display (HMD), people notice even the smallest of delays between what's displayed at the screen and what the brain expects. Until now, there has not been a professional latency measurement tool that works across different HMDs and applications.Basema...


The-exploratory-research-to-see-how-VR-can-help-children-with-Cerebral-Palsy

The exploratory research to see how VR can help children with Cerebral Palsy


Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by

Design Interactive, Inc. has announced that it received an Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research by the National Science Foundation to use VR to help children with Cerebral Palsy. The grant falls under the NSF's General & Age Related Disabilities Engineering program that supports research that will lead to the development of new technologies, devices, or soft...


Screen-Time-lets-parents-keep-track-of-kids

Screen Time lets parents keep track of kids' tablet and smartphone use


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

For U.S. families concerned about the influx of gadgets and tech overindulgence amid seasonal giving, the Screen Time app provides a solution for parents hoping to avoid arguments and ultimately ensure their kids have a balance of online and offline activities.According to the Consumer Technology Association, 68% of American consumers plan to purchase devices as gifts -...


Sean-Carron-tells-us-about-Team-Smiles-and-Happiness-as-a-Service

Sean Carron tells us about Team Smiles and Happiness-as-a-Service


Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Happiness-as-a-Service is an application that allows kids awaiting a transplant, or those who received a transplant, to request a wish, and then connects them with benefactors who can fund their wishes. It enables users to nominate a critically ill child, see a child’s  wish in their local community, and donate - among other features. The users can create &ld...


Yahoo-explains-what-communitainment-is-and-how-it

Yahoo explains what communitainment is and how it's mobile's killer app


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by

Last August, in Flurry’s app usage report, we declared that “Content is King: Again.” That report showed U.S. users’ time spent consuming media in apps had grown from 46 mins/day in 2014 to 96 mins/day in 2015, a whopping 108% year-over-year increase. Curious to clock this year’s usage, we ran the numbers again and found that time spent con...


Meet-Dav-Glass,-local-hero-hacker-and-Yahoo-Distinguished-Engineer

Meet Dav Glass, local hero hacker and Yahoo Distinguished Engineer


Thursday, November 10, 2016 by

Dav Glass is a Distinguished Architect for Yahoo, and has been at the company for 10 years. He works with various teams across Yahoo with their NodeJS applications and deployments, as well as other Open Source initiatives to help their developers give away and contribute to Open Source Software. Outside of Yahoo, he also coaches 3 robotics teams at a local High Sch...


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Chirp GPS unlocks their app so free users can GPS track people in real time too


Saturday, October 29, 2016 by

Moonbeam Development has released an update to it’s popular Chirp GPS tracking app for mobile that incorporates some much anticipated features, including real-time tracking for everyone - even free users of the app.“It makes more sense to give everyone using Chirp GPS the ability to see each other in real-time, regardless of a subscription tier. Our goal is sa...


Study:-What-Americans-Hate-Most-on-Their-Mobile-Device

Study: What Americans Hate Most on Their Mobile Device


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by

There is new research into one of the most hated new annoyances of the Internet— and mobile and it’s not Donald Trump or the Kardashians. You know those huge ads that take over the entire screen of your computer or mobile devices? These third party resources are the lifeline for media struggling to stay in the black. A typical web request today can r...


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Creator of LureDeals Talks About Capitalizing on Pokemon Go Traffic


Saturday, August 27, 2016 by

Britt White is a former hog wrestling world champion, but most recently gained notoriety for Lure Deals, which provides marketing opportunities for Pokémon GO. He has been a part of the Austin tech community for a few years now and runs TKM Labs, a digital agency and virtual reality firm focused on tackling industry specific issues utilizing VR and AR across areas like ...


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Insights into the Growing Database-as-a-Service Industry


Monday, July 25, 2016 by

To learn more about how the growing Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) industry is impacting the application development community, we recently spoke with Will Shulman, CEO of mLab (formerly MongoLab), which provides a fully managed cloud database service headquartered in San Francisco. ADM: What do you see as the most important considerations for app developers when ch...


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Google Play, Mobile Ads and Ad-Blocking: The Macro View


Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by

Google quietly rolled out an update to the Play Store a few months ago, but the change sent ripples through the entire mobile developer community: the company started clearly labeling the apps that include ads. It’s a small change, but one that has greater implications for every participant in the mobile app ecosystem - from developers and end users, to mobile ad platfo...