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Hello Hero: Epic Battle Smart Toys Preview
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:54

Hello Hero: Epic Battle Smart Toys Preview (Video Mobile) Hello Hero: Epic Batt...

Palmerston North has top sales of sex toys in New Zealand
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:25

Figures from a Kiwi online adult toy and lingerie retailer show Palmerston North residents bought the most sex toys in 2017 per capita. Adult Toy Mega...

Expect more AR toys like Merge Blaster - CNET
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 22:35

Merge AR Blaster skips goggles, goes for a gun. CNET News

Toys and gender: Pretty in pink and boisterous in blue?
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:06

Researchers urge toymakers and parents avoid gender-labeling toys, remove color divides, and manufacture toys for both boys and girls in a wide range ...

Toys R Us staves off collapse after rescue talks
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 22:33

Last-minute talks with pension watchdog secure £9.8m pension fund injection, but stores will close. BBC News - Business

EDITORIAL: Coal or toys for Atlantic Canada's premiers?
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 12:29

Santa faces a difficult decision as to which Atlantic premiers deserve a place on the naughty list or elevation to the coveted nice category. There wa...

You'd better watch out for hackable toys says expert
  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 13:34

A cyber-security expert warns parents to guard against hackers turning toys against their children. BBC News - Scotland

Toys R Us troubles put 3,200 jobs at risk
  • Tue, 19 Dec 2017 18:32

The toy retailer faces an uncertain future as it is told to put £9m into its pension fund. BBC News - Business

Call to ban sale of IoT toys with proven security flaws
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:59

 Ahead of 2017’s present buying season, UK consumer rights group Which? has warned parents about the risks of giving connected toys to thei...

Smart toys have big security flaws, consumer report finds - CNET
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:41

Which? reports that it's far too easy to break into these Bluetooth-connected toys. CNET News

Connected toys have ‘worrying’ security issues
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:46

Parents are warned about the dangers of net-connected toys, by the Which? consumer group. BBC News - Technology

These Wireless Sex Toys Secretly Recorded and Stored People Masturbating on Their Phones
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 02:43

Post by Kathleen Wong. For most of us, using a sex toy is a private moment. So the thought of your vibrator recording and then storing your sex sess...

How we got here: A history of the use of tech in toys
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:00

From the first toys using batteries in the '80s to today's 'connected toys', here's a history of the use of technology in the toy industry. World New...

Sweet Star Wars toys fly all over New York Comic-Con - CNET
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:33

High-end statues and action figures depicting "The Last Jedi" and "Rogue One" characters are soaring our way soon. CNET News

“NSFW” doesn’t begin to describe Bluetooth security in sex toys
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:47

Enlarge (credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) have allowed an increasing number of devices to...

Turns out Microsoft makes official Xbox One controller stress toys and they have so many uses
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 04:46

Ever found yourself squeezing your controller in frustration after one too many missed jumps, or even throwing it after a particularly cheap boss batt...

Toys 'R' Us, Once a Category Killer, Is Forced Into Bankruptcy
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:09

Toys ‘R’ Us, for decades the go-to spot for birthday and holiday gifts, filed for bankruptcy protection, undone by a hefty debt load and the rapid...

Daily briefing: Trump’s debut UN address, Toys R Us bankruptcy, fears of another Chernobyl
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:30

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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in US
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:28

The once dominant toy retailer has struggled against larger rivals such as Amazon and Walmart. BBC News - Business

Toys 'R' Us considers bankruptcy as vendors tighten screws
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:18

Vendors have cut shipments to Toys 'R' Us as it explores options to refinance billions of dollars in debt and contemplates filing for chapter 11 bankr...

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