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  • Hub Network becoming Discovery Family Channel Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Silver Spring, Maryland- based Discovery Communications Inc. will have a 60 percent ownership interest in the joint venture, with Hasbro Inc. holding the remaining 40 percent. The Hub Network began as a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications in 2010, taking over from what was the Discovery Kids channel.

  • Hasbro freezes out Mattel with new Disney deal Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's "Frozen," with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel. Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday that its new deal with Disney Consumer Products will give it global rights— with the exception of Japan— to develop dolls based on "Frozen."

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Toys R Us Inc and industry magazine Toy Insider have all picked the just-launched toy for their closely watched annual gifting guides.

  • Discovery to rebrand struggling Hub kids network Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    The Discovery Communications logo is shown on the exhibit floor during the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington.

    Discovery plans to rebrand its Hub Network—the kids channel it co-owns with Hasbro—as Discovery Family, in an attempt broaden its ad prospects.

  • Early movers: AAPL, MSFT, TGT, V, A, AMZN & more Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Sept 17- Discovery Communications Inc is seeking a controlling interest in The Hub, reducing partner and toymaker Hasbro Inc's share of the children's cable TV network, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • Miniclip is hoping to fetch up to $400 million and could draw interest from "Candy Crush Saga" maker King Digital Entertainment, said the sources who declined to be named because the matter is confidential. It founders had previously been in talks to sell to Walt Disney Co. and "Farmville" creator Zynga, but no deal was struck, the sources added.

  • Giddyap! My Little Pony's innovative stampede Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    The original My Little Pony characters, on display at the International Toy Fair in New York City

    Hasbro doesn't toy around when it comes to R&D. A look inside the art of innovation with My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head and Play-Doh.

  • Early movers: FDX, LB, BAC, YELP, FOXA, WEN & more Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The R&D elite: America's most innovative companies Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation for shareholders.

  • The R&D Hall of Fame: Who makes the cut? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.

  • A My Little Pony for kids & 'bronies'     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways CEO, has teamed up with Hasbro to launch Super Fan Art, a line of toys made by My Little Pony fans for fellow fans.

  • Hasbro to begin custom 3-D printed ponies     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    Looking ahead to the second half of the year, with Brian Goldner, Hasbro President & CEO. He explains the 3-D printed My Little Pony campaign.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales of its games and preschool products fell for the second straight quarter.

  • US futures lower on Ukraine, Middle East turmoil Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investor sentiment subdued due to the ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Early movers: GM, AGN, VRX, HAS, V, MA, IBM & more Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell in New York.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported an 8 percent increase in quarterly revenue on a jump in international sales and strong demand for its action toys based on "Transformers" movies and Marvel Comics' characters.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported an 8.2 percent increase in quarterly sales, helped by strong demand for its boys' toys such as action figures based on "Transformers" movies and Marvel comics. Hasbro's sales of boys' toys rose 32 percent, while those for girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Littlest Pet Shop rose 10 percent.

  • Squawking Murdoch media moves & Delivering Alpha Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.