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Mattel in position to lead in hand-held electronics

NEW YORK -- Hasbro Inc., struggling to keep pace with Mattel, struck a deal Monday to buy Giga Pets-maker Tiger Electronics Inc. for $335 million...

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XXX Technology
NFL announces deal with Hasbro for toys, games

...teammates. The National Football League, trying to draw younger fans, announced Thursday a four-year contract with Hasbro Inc. to create action figures, board games, hand-held computer games and other toys based on pro football. The first...

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Other sports
GI Joe, the world's first action figure, turns 50

...what's right for people," said Alan Has sen feld, the 65-year-old former CEO for Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro Inc., whose father, Merrill, oversaw G.I. Joe's development in 1963.But it's Don Levine, then the company's...

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Monopoly fans vote to add cat, toss iron tokens

...after fans voted in an online contest to add a cat token to the property trading game, replacing the iron, toy maker Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday.The results were announced after the shoe, wheelbarrow and iron were neck and neck for elimination...

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'Transformer' robots from the 1980s seek film deal

...shape-shifting "Transformer" robots from the 1980s may soon be using 20-something nostalgia to fuel a Hollywood movie. The Hasbro Inc. toy company has teamed with the production company Angry Films to create a live-action version of the popular cartoon...

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Movies
In the know

...whether they are random acts of kindness or regular volunteerism. The G.I. Joe Real American Hero Search, sponsored by Hasbro Inc., will award one winner from each state an official G.I. Joe certificate of commendation and G.I. Joe prize package...

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Life & style
Toy makers brace for tough holiday

...rising costs amid the swooning economy. Both Barbie maker Mattel Inc., the world's largest toy retailer, and rival Hasbro Inc. said as they announced third-quarter results Monday that price increases are helping offset rising costs, but noted...

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Business
Two video projectors break new ground

...for the home. Two projectors out in December change the equation and point to the technology's promises for fun. Hasbro Inc.'s Zoombox, at $299.99, is radically cheaper than any other projector out there. Unfortunately, Hasbro cut...

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Life & style
Video cameras for kids a mixed bag

...promising. Of the three recently released cameras tested, only one has much to recommend it. VCamNow, $79.99 list, Hasbro Inc. This looks like a miniature video camera - it even has a flip-out LCD screen, making it the only camera in the test...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/liv_27182.shtml
Life & style
Gremlin may force Furby to get new look

...bears too close a resemblance to Gizmo, a character in Warner's "Gremlins" movies. Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro Inc., which manufacturers the hot-selling Furby line, did not return telephone calls Wednesday. And, a Warner spokeswoman...

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Business