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New kids messenger app unveiled by Facebook

New kids messenger app unveiled by Facebook

Technology
Facebook has launched a new version of its Messenger app for kids, giving parents complete control over what their children see. Messenger Kids is being trialled in the US as a standalone app that does not require a main Facebook profile - allowing children under the age of 13 to use it.The app is controlled through a parent's Facebook account, from which contacts can be added and approved.Facebook says the app has been designed to enable children to "safely" video chat and message friends and family.It added that during 18 months of development it consulted with 1,200 parents, as well as online security and child development specialists.:: Facebook's new London office brings 800 jobsImage:The app is currently only available in the US on Apple's iOS operating system"Parents are increasingl...
£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

Health
A new academy to train radiologists and imaging professionals is to be created in Wales with £3.4m of Welsh Government funding. The new National Imaging Academy for Wales will be based in Pencoed, Bridgend, and is due to be up and running by mid-2018. Health Secretary Vaughan Gething will announce the plan on Friday.He said the academy would "play an important role" in helping to increase the number of trained radiologists. It will provide specialist training, in partnership with the existing provision at hospital sites throughout south Wales.Imaging scan trials to target tricky head cancerIt will feature state-of-the-art workstation suites, simulation training and a lecture theatre. Media playback is unsupported on your deviceConsultant radiologists from across south Wales will provide se