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People Are Going Absolutely Nuts Over A Game Called 'Let It Goat'

So here you go: A new iOS game, called "Let It Goat," just hit the App Store this week, and it's crazy addictive, just like "Flappy Bird" was in its heyday.<p>But the rise in its popularity isn't because of the gameplay itself, it seems. It's all in the marketing.<p>In fact, the game became so popular, …

Popjam is 'walled-garden' Instagram for kids, from Moshi Monsters maker

London-based tech company Mind Candy wants to become the go-to social network for kids aged 7-12, with a new service called PopJam that launches today.<p>PopJam is described by Mind Candy as "a creative community for kids," and sees youngsters cooking up artistic "creations" using stickers, doodles …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

Activision extends Skylanders licensing deals for food, books, comics and more

Activision is continuing to license out rights for its phenomenally successful Skylanders franchise, extending the brand to products like cereal, magazines and coloring books, the publisher announced today during Licensing Expo 2014.<p>Activision already works with more than 175 different licensing …

Announcing The 2012 Crunchies Finalists, Buy Your Tickets Now

So we’ve tabulated the nominations and the votes are in for the 2012 Crunchies. More than 600,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories, and, along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2012’s best in technology. Voting begins now.<p>We’ve …

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Y Combinator is hosting its first-ever hackathon — with a twist

Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s most well-known incubator, is finally getting onboard with the hackathon, an event trend so well-established it’s almost passé. But the YC twists keep the concept fresh and will definitely interest a bevy of developers.<p>The YC event will be centered around hardware, …

How to be a Better Game Designer

Best Buy & Future Shop Suddenly Shut Down A Bunch Of Canadian Stores Today

We believe this Best Buy in Toronto is still open, but if anyone wants to send us pics of a shuttered store, e-mail them to</b> …

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At Toy Fair 2013, robotic dogs, makeup mirrors and more

Among the 150,000 new stuffed, spinning, speaking, shooting, and creativity-sparking new toys at this year's International Toy Fair trade show in New York City, the runaway hit so far is a little robotic dog that pees on command.<p>His name is Zoomer. He's incredibly life-like, cocking his head to the …

Mattel goes all in on AR for 2013

At last year's Toy Fair, Mattel was all about Apptivity. The line of figures that interact with an iPad didn't exactly revolutionize the industry. But, the company isn't giving up on the concept. In 2013 it's evolving and moving from action figures that you drag across a screen, to much more …

Apple wants patent for sensors to track everything, including you

Apple wants to make a network out of physical objects so you can keep track of your things -- like your iPhone, keys, wallet-- or yourself.<p>The Cupertino, Calif., company has filed a patent for a "personal items network," that relies on movement-monitoring devices, according to a U.S. patent …

EIA sees WTI oil 2018 average of $65.58, up 10.5% from previous view

May 8, 2018<br>12:42 PM<p>Facebook Inc.’s Instagram announced Tuesday that it would be introducing new features for businesses that use Instagram. The new components include inbox tools that will better filter messages and also allow companies to star messages they wish to return to. Instagram said it …

Conan O'Brien Raids Tombs

by MF SHOOB Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 09:44 AM<p>Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?<p>by Andrew Marcos Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 09:46 …

Social Media Management Software

Powerful Social Media Software<p>Social media management made easy.<p>No credit card required. No software to install.<p>Sprout integrates and partners with …

Sysomos

Be empowered to easily <br>across earned, owned, and paid social media<p>Sysomos Platform<p>Sysomos is a unified, insights-driven social platform that gives …

Leap Motion controllers to ship in mid-May for $80

Leap Motion, which has developed an innovative motion-control system that's accurate to the hundredth of a millimeter, said today that it will begin shipping its controller on May 13.<p>The controller, which gives users the ability to control what's on their computers with touch-free pinch-to-zoom …

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How Toy Story 2 Got Deleted Twice, Once on Accident, Again on purpose

“That’s when we first noticed it, with Woody.”<p>“[Larry Cutler] was in that directory and happened to be talking about installing a fix to Woody or Woody’s hat. He looked at the directory and it had like 40 files, and he looked again and it had four files.”<p>“Then we saw sequences start to vanish as …

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Screw Traffic – Show Me The Money

<i>This is a guest post by Dan Norris from Informly.</i><p>In my last business I was obsessed with traffic. I started a blog and I clearly remember the day I …

Read Less, Do More

There are so many startup blogs now--founders blogging about founding, investors blogging about startups and investing, companies blogging about …

HBS Cases: LEGO

LEGO toys have captivated children and their parents for 80 years. But managing the enterprise has not always been fun and games. Professor Stefan H. …

Google applies for another Glass patent, thinks about controlling your garage door and fridge

In case you hadn't noticed, the people over at Mountain View continue to work pretty hard on bringing yet more functionality to its Google Glass. During our patent application trawling this week, we fished up another possible application for Google's future-wear, where the finished product might …

Distro Issue 83: Oculus, Valve and a shared vision of virtual reality

Since last August, gamers have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Oculus Rift after a stellar Kickstarter campaign that far exceeded its fundraising goal. Of course, with new hardware comes the need for fresh software, and Valve has partnered with the aforementioned outfit to tackle VR. In this …

The Top 10 Toys That Kindle Kids' Creativity

Can you teach kids to be innovative? You can certainly try, but you won’t get very far if you don’t foster creativity first.<p>Believe me, with all the open-ended creative toys in our house, you’d think an afternoon with my kids would look like a day of blocks, marbles and paintbrushes, but I still …