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    NEWSHOUR WEEKEND
    January 4, 2014  

    Take a look at these new technologies that allow people to keep track and quantify every detail of their daily lives. It’s a growing movement called “quantified self.” The personal data gathered is often health-related, but there are applications to measure productivity and time spent in REM sleep. Is this data gone wild? Continue reading

  • October 8, 2013  

    Forty-five New York City public high school students are taking big strides toward achieving their dreams by learning how to work together on creating fully functional, original cellphone apps with business plans. John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports on how one summer program trains kids to be high-tech entrepreneurs. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2013  

    Need to entertain your baby? There’s an app for that. But whether or not mobile device applications are actually educating your baby is under debate. An advocacy group has filed a federal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Michael Rich of Boston Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

  • October 26, 2012  

    Microsoft has revealed its biggest makeover so far to the operating system found on nine out of every 10 computers in the world. Ray Suarez talks to Forrester Research’s Charles Golvin about how Microsoft’s decision to focus on tablet-style computers will impact consumers and the greater tech industry. Continue reading