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Auckland AI start-up takes on underage vaping in schools
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Auckland AI start-up, MACSO, has developed pioneering technology to tackle the rising problem of vaping in schools and public spaces, supported by US investors.
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UK parents see smartphones as key to children's safety
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Despite concerns, UK parents advocate smartphone use for under-16s to ensure safety, with recent data revealing shifts in parental attitudes.
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Kaspersky warns of elevated child cybersecurity risks in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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email security
Cybersecurity experts at Kaspersky reveal increasing threats to minors in 2024, including AI-generated inappropriate content, cyberattacks on young gamers and malicious app downloads.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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technology gifts
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Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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Digital Poverty Alliance hosts UK discussions on inclusive technology future
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Digital Poverty Alliance leads industry talks on eradicating digital poverty for a more inclusive UK tech future.
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Blue Connections IT and Dell Technologies team up for charity
Thu, 11th May 2023
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Blue Connections IT and Dell Technologies have partnered to host the second annual Backpack Giving Day to support children in need.
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IWD 2023: Starlight’s CEO celebrates 20 year milestone
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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Louise Baxter, CEO of Starlight Children's Foundation, reflects on its long-term impact and growth as she celebrates 20 years with the company.
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SnapLogic teams up with meetmagic for charity and children
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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SnapLogic has announced its partnership with meetmagic, an online Australian platform that combines business and philanthropy.
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Minors using Discord servers to spread malware for cash
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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Online community of minors found creating and spreading malware, using dedicated Discord servers as discussion boards, according to Avast.
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Nearly 90% of Kiwis worried kids will give away personal info online
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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Nearly nine in ten New Zealanders believe children will give away personal information online, says Norton research.
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Children’s privacy harmed in online learning - Human Rights Watch
Mon, 30th May 2022
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Governments failed to protect children's privacy during online learning in COVID-19 lockdowns, says a Human Rights Watch report.
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ChildFund launches new campaign to protect children online
Fri, 20th May 2022
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ChildFund says WEB Safe & Wise aims to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse online while also empowering them to become digitally savvy.
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ERO urge educators to be aware of the importance of oral language
Fri, 17th Feb 2017
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Report reinforces importance of oral language development in enabling children to learn, says Education Review Office. Full report here.
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Christchurch schools to benefit from $200,000 donation from SKY
Tue, 24th May 2016
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Christchurch's quake-hit schools to get new turfs from SKY's generous £200k donation, boosting post-disaster recovery.
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$1 million new funding for NZ ON Air-Canada joint projects
Thu, 17th Mar 2016
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digital media
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collaboration
NZ On Air and Canada Media Fund will receive $1 million in funding for three new projects, it was announced today.
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Partner wanted: NZ On Air seeks partner for online children's content
Mon, 14th Mar 2016
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Wrightson says NZ On Air seeks to partner with an organisation that can invest in or extend a suitable online platform and/or app.
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NZ govt's social housing plans aim to alleviate poverty, PM Key says
Mon, 3rd Nov 2014
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The government's plan to increase the private provision of state-housing is part of a wider goal to alleviate the country's most vulnerable by putt.
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Funding for Computers in Homes to benefit students
Wed, 3rd Jul 2013
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A boost in funding for the Computers in Homes digital literacy programme has been announced by the government.
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Mother selling kids on Facebook - society does NOT like this
Wed, 13th Mar 2013
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Facebook has many uses, but an online forum for child trafficking in Oklahoma is not one of them.
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Celebrating Success
Mon, 1st Oct 2012
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<strong>Dave Rosenberg reveals a few secrets to </strong><strong>Heather Wright</strong><strong> as he talks Westcon, leadership and the importance of family.
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GrabOne partners with Kidsline
Tue, 6th Dec 2011
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Daily deal site keen to raise cash for teen/tween support service.
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Juniper targets mobile threats
Wed, 27th Oct 2010
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smartphones
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cloud services
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technology gifts
Consumer and business smartphone use being targeted for the Pulse Mobile Security Suite.
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62% of children have had a negative online experience
Wed, 16th Jun 2010
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nz
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online safety
A new family report has been released that aims to educate parents about how their children behave online.
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YouTube offers more protection
Fri, 12th Feb 2010
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children
YouTube has introduced a safeguard, enabling parents to keep their children away from content aimed at mature viewers.