Toys; Games The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Toys; Games en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT 4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT Matthew Toren Hello Kitty Bombshell: Kitty Is Not a Cat Talk about a pivot. Sanrio received a boatload of publicity yesterday with the revelation that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:57:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Peter Gasca Vote Now to Help Us Pick Our 'Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014' Our finalists have created everything from the world's first Twitter-based advertising agency to a toy startup that purports to be the 'Netflix for Legos.' Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Hasbro to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:19:00 GMT Geoff Weiss A Netflix for Legos – Building a Startup Brick by Brick Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging – and fickle – industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT Neil Parmar A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:21:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:50:00 GMT Laura Entis 'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:40:00 GMT Krystina Gustafson Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:49:00 GMT Geoff Weiss With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:51:00 GMT Linda Lacina Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:50:00 GMT Laura Entis POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example? Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest? Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:57:00 GMT Kate Taylor Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:25:00 GMT Linda Lacina How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT Richard Feloni 15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:00:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice' The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:40:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Tips on How to Make Your Supply Chain More Environmentally Friendly A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:20:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter' What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT Carol Tice Orbotix: Where Mobile Apps and the Toy Industry Collide A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning. Tue, 22 May 2012 18:20:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen