Kids "aren't expected to be Internet security experts and neither are their parents," said Tod Beardsley, security research manager for Rapid7 Inc., the Boston- based cybersecurity firm that published the toy-security research on Tuesday. Rapid7 researchers examined the Fisher Price Smart Toy, an interactive stuffed animal for children aged three to eight...» Read More
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, discusses technology stocks and the problems plaguing sports camera maker GoPro.
The Golden State Warriors' torrid start to the National Basketball Association season has sparked intense demand for tickets.
This Air Force officer started a new lawn game. Is it worth quitting his day job (the military) over? Carol Roth has the answer.
Knockoffs of the popular toys are being taken away for safety reasons.
Nov 30- At least two U.S. states plan to investigate a breach at Hong Kong- based toymaker VTech Holdings Ltd, which surfaced late last week and exposed data of millions of customers who use a portal for downloading content including children's games. "Illinois will investigate," said Eileen Boyce, a spokeswoman for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Toymakers including Hasbro and Barbie doll maker Mattel Inc have seen declining sales of toys for girls as children increasingly opt for gadgets and tablets. Revenue in Hasbro's games category fell 8 percent in the third quarter, due to weak demand for its "Magic: The Gathering" and other games. Games and toys for girls together account for nearly half of Hasbro's...
NEW YORK, Oct 15- My 7- year-old fell in love with a food-shaped plastic figurine named Poppy Corn on YouTube the other day as she watched videos of Shopkins toys that fans were unwrapping from mystery "blind bags." With electronic devices in the hands of so many kids, YouTube, a Google Inc unit, is becoming a major force in driving their wish lists.
Eric Schneiderman has opened an inquiry into DraftKings and FanDuel over the fraudulent use insider information, the NYT reports.
Top players can make huge cash in the booming but criticized daily fantasy sports industry, which is led by DraftKings and FanDuel.
Nike has long dominated the tennis wars with many of the biggest stars in the game, but Under Armour is betting big on its newest star.
From Thirstie to Drizly, a look at some of the start-ups promising alcohol delivery on demand.
Despite new FDA rules meant to clarify labels on sunscreen, many people do not understand what they're doing with it.
Meet Pinot's Palette, a new franchise that combines happy hour with an art class.
The "Monsters of Rock" cruise is promising five days of "fun, sun and debauchery." Don't forget the ear plugs!
Swimming pools have been part of California's lifestyle for decades. But things are getting tougher.
We still don’t know if an injured Tiger Woods will play at the Masters Tournament, but we do know what he’ll wear if he does.
In May, one of the more anticipated collections will come from the estate of the late John Whitehead, former chairman of Goldman Sachs.
Six years ago, tech entrepreneur Tristan Walker left Wall Street with a specific goal in mind.
Apple says its new watch is great for physical fitness. But 17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer is not so easily sold.
If you don't recognize the acronym G.E.M., just wait. If Lupo Groinig has his way, the name may become a household word in the Western market.