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Ofcom’s latest media report finds that tablets are increasingly being used as a default entertainment screen, particularly among younger children in the UK.
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Michael Smith, CEO of Yip Yap, thinks the last thing kids need is their own smartphone. So his startup designed a Bluetooth-enabled device that connects to parents’ phones instead. Smith tells iKids about Pipsqueak’s plans to face a crowded market through innovative hardware and software.
Turner Broadcasting’s Asia-based action and anime channel Toonami has picked up Dragon Ball Super, the latest installment in Toei Animation’s popular Dragon Ball franchise.
Canadian animation house Yeti Farm Creative has moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art studio and has launched a digital-first animation production and distribution division called YetiLABS.
- The Black Friday concept is one American import that UK retailers now want to reject (Bloomberg)
- Apple CEO Tim Cook predicts the end of the PC era (Mashable)
- A brain drain on the wallet: Smart toys flood market with higher prices (CBS News)
- How happy parents are raising even happier kids in The Netherlands (The Washington Post)