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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

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Theresa May is taking back control of the Brexit wheel. The UK prime minister has shaken up her negotiating ...

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...

An Angry Birds Empire: Games, Toys, Movies and Now an I.P.O.
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:41

The listing by the Finnish game maker Rovio would consist of stock from its main shareholder and others, as well as a $ 36 million share offering. N...

The coolest new Star Wars toys from Force Friday
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 02:55

 Today marks the second Force Friday. Disney started the tradition back in 2015 ahead of the release of The Force Awakens as an opportunity to bu...

Indonesia's Top Industry Body Appoints TUV Rheinland to Test Toys
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:40

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 22, 2017 : The leading independent international provider of technical services for testing, inspection, certification, consu...

Today’s Best Shopping Deals: NERF toys, E5 Men’s NCAA Hoodies, Logitech remote and more
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 22:46

Are ready for some amazing shopping deals? We are featuring today's top deals that we've discovered on Amazon and around the web. ...

Gender specific toys: do you stereotype children?
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:56

Adults who believe they don’t stereotype boys and girls are put to the test. BBC News - Education & Family

'Lego emergency': Italian cancer hospital flooded with toys
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:25

A pediatric cancer association made a plea to the world to help children "pass the time and allow the spirit to travel." Days later, hundreds of boxes...

Hasbro Comic-Con exclusive toys up for grabs! - CNET
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:29

Enter to win• SDCC exclusive toys of Thor and Daredevil from the Marvel Legends series by Hasbro. This giveaway ends August 3, 2017. CNET News

China Toys With an Internet Lockdown
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:13

China deploys a fierce array of censorship tools and methods to maintain its Great Firewall, but there has been one crack: the virtual private network...

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