A new banking app that will enable millions of customers to send money to friends, family and businesses using their smartphone has been launched by Royal Bank of Scotland.
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The banking jargon came fast and furious — debit versus credit, interest and principal, savings and checking.
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The freemium kids' app party that has seen some parents left with hefty bills because of their kids' use of games could be heading for a sticky end -- at least in the U.K. The Office of Fair Trading has announced a six-month investigation into whether children are being "unfairly pressured or encouraged to pay for additional content in 'free' web and app-based games".
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Want your phone to crumple up into a wad? There's an app for that. We've seen ideas for flexible, paper-thin electronics before, but these prototypes for stretchy mobile devices are pretty neat. The prototypes, called Morphees and developed by engineers at the University of Bristol, listen to commands and shapeshift based on users' moment-by-moment needs. The early...
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How do you build an educational app or game for kids that's both compelling and compliant with privacy regulations? It's not an easy task, but some devleopers at the 500 Startups Mamabear conference had ideas.
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In Poland, a crop of games and books aims to teach kids about drearier times. The best Soviet-era shopping strategy wins 'Queue.' Or play 'You Cut the Line, Sir.'
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It’s charming to see young kids having the chance to pay and get change at a store. And it’s important to teach them about money. I have seven year-old twins in second grade and their math homework includes lots of lessons about estimating change and adding money. There are even pictures of the coins.
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Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:28:37Advocate staff reportBaton Rouge businessman Layne McDaniel and members of the Louisiana Society of CPAs will conduct a free seminar on Sunday to teach kids the basics of running their own lemonade stands during next month’s Lemonade Day Louisiana. The Lemonade Day Basic...
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If you have kids and pets at the same time, then you know that children -- especially toddlers - are naturally drawn to animals, particularly dogs, and that calm, balanced dogs have a natural affinity for children. Most of you reading this probably know that my life-long love for animals also goes back to my childhood, and I was even nicknamed "Dog Boy" because of it. My...
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