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Ubooly's Lovable iPhone Toy is Not Your Average Stuffed Animal
Playtime for tech at the Toy Fair (photos)

Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

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Having decimated the publishing industry, slashed pricing in electronics and made the toy industry quiver, Amazon is taking on the high-end clothing business in its typical way: go big and spare no expense, reports Stephanie Clifford....
Amazon Plans Its Next Conquest: Your Closet

Furby, Children's Tablets Generate Top Buzz in Toy Aisle

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A mix of retro toys like the new, tech-focused Furby and newer brands including the Skylander videogame and the freaky guys and ghouls of Monster High are generating the greatest buzz in the children’s toy aisle this holiday season. Much of the toy industry’s success will hinge on how many...
Furby, Children's Tablets Generate Top Buzz in Toy Aisle

Toys and Apps Are Yet to Play Nice Together

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Last year, trying to show how the toy industry could remain relevant in the tablet age, Hasbro Inc. unveiled an iPad-enhanced version of its classic Game of Life. Instead of spinning a wheel in the center of the board game to take a turn, players spun a wheel on the...
Toys and Apps Are Yet to Play Nice Together

The Game of Life, With Apps

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The toy industry is tapping into children's fascination with tablets and smartphones by rolling out new playthings that connect with touch-screen devices....
The Game of Life, With Apps

Hi-tech toys tipped for success

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Technological advances have again influenced the toy industry's top picks for success this Christmas, according to a new list....
Hi-tech toys tipped for success

Makie gets $1.4m to drag toys into the future

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Forget virtual worlds and Facebook games and children’s apps: London-based startup Makielab thinks the toys of the future are both digital and physical — and it’s raised $1.4 million to prove it. The company, which uses 3D printing to let people turn their personalized digital avatars into custom-made real-life dolls,...
Makie gets $1.4m to drag toys into the future
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Amazon vs. Nordstrom: Call in the fashion police for another crosstown rivalry

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Jeff Bezos We wondered what the heck was going on a few weeks ago when Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos was named the honorary chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit – a gala taking place in New York this evening to celebrate the opening of a fashion exhibit titled “Schiaparelli...
Amazon vs. Nordstrom: Call in the fashion police for another crosstown rivalry
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