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Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

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Amazon just bulked its Kindle app for iOS, Android, and its Cloud Reader by adding children’s books, comics, and graphic novels that were previously exclusive to Kindle Fire owners. The apps now boast over 1,000 titles for children with features like Text Pop-Up, which help to improve and simplify the reading experience,...
Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

A kids’ reading app that reports back to parents

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Children’s e-book reading is still in very early stages — but with parents increasingly handing iPads down to their kids, publishers see room for fast growth. Scholastic launched a children’s e-reading app, Storia, last month. Launching today is Ruckus Media Group’s new iPad app, which offers books for 3- to...
A kids’ reading app that reports back to parents

Netflix Just for Kids comes to iPad, keeps Dora exploring beyond the TV (video)

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Netflix's Just for Kids portal may already be a parent's ticket to saving money on endless Dora the Explorer DVDs without keeping a constant watch on the screen, but it has so far been left to consoles and the web. That's not much help to movie-loving grownups who'd sometimes...
Netflix Just for Kids comes to iPad, keeps Dora exploring beyond the TV (video)

The Startup File: OneOcean, Wonder Forge, Intersect, GoGoDeo and others raising cash

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The Startup File. Photo via Bigstock Welcome back to The Startup File. For those who missed the first installment, let me explain the framework of this new column. Every day, GeekWire combs the SEC filings to find out what’s new in Seattle’s burgeoning startup scene. Oftentimes, these filings, form Ds...
The Startup File: OneOcean, Wonder Forge, Intersect, GoGoDeo and others raising cash

Roku adds PBS, PBS Kids programming to line of video streamers

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Roku has deployed a new app set adding PBS and PBS Kids content to most of its line of video streaming set-top boxes within the US. Available for streaming are shows such as American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Nova, Masterpiece, and Nature. Children's programming available include Curious George, Daniel Tiger's...
Roku adds PBS, PBS Kids programming to line of video streamers
Project Glass and the epic history of wearable computers

Kindle app for iOS gets color kids’ books and comics, thin margins, search and iOS 6 compatibility

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The Amazon Kindle app for iOS devices has gotten a nice update today that brings the ability to read full color children’s books, comics and more. But there’s an unseen bit of the update that should be welcome news to Apple developers: it’s also now fully compatible with Apple’s iOS...
Kindle app for iOS gets color kids’ books and comics, thin margins, search and iOS 6 compatibility

Amazon adds another original kid's program with high-profile pedigree

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Amazon doesn't have any original programming just yet that can quite compete with the buzz of House of Cards or the resurrection of Arrested Development. What it does have, however, is a compelling lineup of exclusive children's programming from big names like Angela C. Santomero and Carol Greenwald, the...
Amazon adds another original kid's program with high-profile pedigree

New ‘Kindle’ for Android app update adds over 1,000 illustrated books

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Amazon just updated the “Kindle” for Android app to support Kindle Format 8, and it brings a variety of children’s books, comic books, and graphic novels with vivid color and illustrations. “Shop for over 1000 children’s titles such as Brown Bear and Curious George, and comics such as Batman and...
New ‘Kindle’ for Android app update adds over 1,000 illustrated books

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

T-Mobile subscribers roll out mobile video channels PlayGround TV and Urban Zone

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Americans are spending more and more time watching video programming on the go. And T-Mobile is now looking to take advantage of that trend. The Bellevue wireless carrier today introduced PlayGround TV — a channel with kids’ programming such as Curious George, Go Diego Go, Dora the Explorer, Cat in the...
T-Mobile subscribers roll out mobile video channels PlayGround TV and Urban Zone

Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

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Amazon just bulked its Kindle app for Android, iOS, and its Cloud Reader by adding children’s books, comics, and graphic novels that were previously exclusive to Kindle Fire owners. The apps now boast over 1,000 titles for children with features like Text Pop-Up, which help to improve and simplify...
Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

Roku's PBS, PBS Kids channels go live, stream full episodes

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The new channels will stream full episodes of popular shows like "NOVA", "Austin City Limits" and "Curious George". [Read more]...
Roku's PBS, PBS Kids channels go live, stream full episodes
Amazon announces Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, a subscription service for kid-friendly content

Roku adds full episodes from PBS and PBS Kids channels to its streaming boxes in the US

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Roku has launched a new app for its range of streaming set-top boxes today that gives user the ability to stream full episodes from television shows aired on PBS and PBS Kids. The company revealed the news over on its official blog earlier today, highlighting the availability of popular PBS...
Roku adds full episodes from PBS and PBS Kids channels to its streaming boxes in the US

Here comes Dinosaur Train: Roku gets PBS and PBS Kids channels

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PBS programming is coming to Roku streaming devices, courtesy of a new PBS channel s well as a dedicated PBS Kids channel. The PBS Kids channel will include full episodes of shows like Curious George, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Super Why! and The Cat in the Hat Knows a...
Here comes Dinosaur Train: Roku gets PBS and PBS Kids channels

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Amazon inks deal with NBCUniversal to stream Grimm, Smash, Curious George

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Amazon signed yet another streaming deal today, this time inking a content licensing agreement with NBCUniversal to stream a bevy of shows exclusively on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Shows like Covert Affairs, Grimm and Suits are available today, while Hannibal and Defiance will be released later this year. Through Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, shows like Curious George and Land Before Time will also...
Amazon inks deal with NBCUniversal to stream Grimm, Smash, Curious George

How Unbound Concepts crunches readability, or how big data could help improve literacy

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It’s easy enough to understand why Curious George books are first grade fare and why Camus is often saved for the 12th grade. But what about all the books in between? For the most part, teachers and literacy experts are the ones charged with considering sentence complexity, word difficulty, themes...
How Unbound Concepts crunches readability, or how big data could help improve literacy

Amazon Taps NBCUniversal To Bring Covert Affairs, Grimm, Suits, And More To Prime Instant Video

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Amazon has just announced a new content deal with NBCUniversal, bringing a host of new television series to the video streaming platform. Some of those titles include Covert Affairs, Defiance, Grimm, Hannibal, and Suits. And what’s more, the company is pulling content from NBCUniversal’s children series such as Curious George...
Amazon Taps NBCUniversal To Bring Covert Affairs, Grimm, Suits, And More To Prime Instant Video

Kid’s puzzle and game startup Wonder Forge nails cash

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Wonder Forge, a game and puzzle company led by Cranium’s former product development chief Jacobe Chrisman, announced today that it has raised $1.75 million in new financing. The five-year-old Seattle company markets “brain challenging” games under the brand I Can Do That! Games, including titles from children’s literature such as Dr. Seuss;...
Kid’s puzzle and game startup Wonder Forge nails cash
Kindle iOS, Android, and Cloud Reader apps now support children's books, comics, and graphic novels
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