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Pushing the limits of augmented reality books

Nickelodeon launches new PAW Patrol preschool app

Tinybop founder talks business strategy and app design


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NCircle, Hulu form exclusive pact for kids content

US-based streaming service Hulu has inked a deal with NCircle Entertainment for its kids content, including hit shows The Gruffalo, Dino Dan, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! and The Wiggles.


Designing apps that transcend borders

Trevor Lai, founder and CEO of the Shanghai-based UP Studios, recently spoke at CMC about Chinese IP and international companies doing business in China. He followed up his speech with a Google Hangout, discussing how to design apps for the Chinese market, as well as creating apps that are hits in both China and the US.


StoryToys brings high seas adventures to new app

Dublin, Ireland-based StoryToys and Studio POWWOW are teaming up to launch ShipAntics, a new app series that mixes kids cartoons and mobile gaming.


Cartoon Network flying high

Kids in-flight entertainment gets the cartoon treatment on Southwest Airlines.


Because I’m happy: Smiley logo gets its own animated TV series

More emoticons will be coming to life in kids programming thanks to a new development project from OuiDO! Productions, Smiley and PGS Entertainment.


Hasbro lets fans 3D print toys inspired by My Little Pony

Hasbro is letting fans 3D print their own toys inspired by the popular My Little Pony brand. The toy maker has teamed up with Shapeways to launch SuperFanArt, a website showcasing My Little Pony artwork and 3D designs.


Magazine

Check out the summer edition iKids Digital! We’ve got the scoop on app market consolidation, how technology is changing the Maker Movement and where to find some of the most innovative startups in North America.

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