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TECH 16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 AM

How my kid found friends on ‘Fortnite’

When we moved to a new town last summer, I wasn't sure how my 12-year-old son would make new friends. I saw lots of kids his age biking around our new neighbourhood or playing ball at the park. But when you're 12, it's not easy to just walk over to a strange kid and introduce yourself.

TECH 14 May 2017 | 5:00 AM

Can technology make your kid fat, dumb, and mean?

Parents have a lot of responsibility. Mainly, keep the kid alive. Next, try to raise a decent human being. And the messages about media and tech start almost from the moment they're born: TV will rot your kid's brain! Videogames are evil!

TECH 14 Nov 2018 | 2:30 AM

How to protect your kid from ‘Fortnite’ scams

You were just getting used to your kid's obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks.

TECH 02 May 2018 | 3:00 AM

1980s classic Karate Kid reborn as YouTube joins content wars

For Generation X, The Karate Kid is a pop culture touchstone. Now, more than 30 years on, YouTube wants to bring a new generation into the dojo.

TECH 01 Aug 2017 | 10:30 PM

The sketchiest stuff your kid can learn on the Internet

Set a curious kid loose on the Internet, and you have a match made in learning heaven. Unfortunately, for every geometry lesson there are step-by-step instructions for something not just age-inappropriate, but potentially dangerous.

TECH 22 Jun 2017 | 2:00 AM

La Roche-Posay unveils a new kid-friendly version of My UV Patch

After unveiling My UV Patch last year, the first-ever stretchable skin sensor, La Roche-Posay has now added new features to the wearable sensor to make it more kid-friendly for family vacations.

TECH 20 Apr 2017 | 10:00 PM

Internet and Ellen DeGeneres rally behind Wendy’s nugget kid

Remember the kid who accepted Wendy's challenge to get 18 million retweets in exchange for a year's worth of free nuggets?

TECH 27 Dec 2018 | 4:00 AM

When to buy your kid a cellphone?

The parents, teachers and police officers trying to instill some healthy fear of the Internet in today’s teens have their work cut out for them.

TECH 04 Nov 2016 | 12:30 AM

New Amazon app aims to make e-reading more kid-friendly

Actual books may be making a comeback, but even Amazon, a new-found believer in the resurgence of the offline book-selling business, knows that kids these days don't want print products. Rather, they're glued to digital devices.

TECH 24 Dec 2018 | 5:32 AM

The Hong Kong whizz kid who wants to revolutionise the way we use cryptocurrency

Kenta Iwasaki was making thousands of US dollars a month before he was 10 years old. Now the 20-year-old Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student is out to change the world.