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An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New App Tracks Kids Without Them Knowing

A company called If You Can has launched a new app to help parents monitor the whereabouts of their children using GPS and other location systems.

03/29/2013

A view of the Cyber High page on the California PASS Program website. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Students Pass Failed Classes At Cyber High

More Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they’re not really learning.

03/05/2013

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Multi-Million Dollar Fund Proposed To Support Programs For Marin Children

Would Marin County residents support a hike in property or sales taxes in order to fund a broad array of support programs for kids of all ages in the county?

02/26/2013

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Making Sure Kids Use Technology Gifts Appropriately

Children across the country and around the world will be getting tablets, smartphones and computers for gifts this holiday season. There are many ways parents can ensure that their kids are using these devices appropriately.

12/21/2012

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Government Announces New Online Child Privacy Rules

The government has announced new online child privacy rules it says give parents greater control over the personal information that can be collected from preteens on the Internet.

12/19/2012

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

Tech Report: Kids’ Online Exposure To Tragedy In Connecticut

Parents wanting to shield their children from some of the more disturbing aspects of the massacre in Connecticut have a lot to contend with, especially in this day and age.

12/14/2012

The new iPod Touch is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: App Developers Aren’t Protecting Children’s Privacy

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the latest report by federal officials found that app developers are still not doing enough to protect the privacy of kids.

12/11/2012

Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat

Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat In San Francisco

As darkness falls and masked goblins & superheroes fall into the time-honored tradition of door-to-door scavenging for candy, Zillow.com has earmarked as the best places to Trick-or-Treat…

10/21/2012

KCBS Cover Story: Vallejo School Promotes Family Literacy Program

The Latino Family Literacy Program at Dan Mini Elementary School is aiming to bring parents and kids together through books.

09/19/2012

The Toys-R-Us Tabeo (Toys-R-Us)

Toys-R-Us Tabeo: Does The World Need Another Kid’s Tablet?

Toys-R-Us’ new Tabeo seems like a long shot to me. In a world where kids already have an appetite for iPads, Android tablets and the Kindle Fire, I’m not sure where something “kid” fits beyond a certain and very young age.

09/11/2012

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