Toys; Games The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Toys; Games en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT 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 Toy Maker Makes a Difference in Honduras Tegu puts toys to work to build a better future for homeless kids. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 09:04:00 GMT Gwen Moran Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 00:01:00 GMT Patrick J. Kiger