With digital devices now a daily presence in kids’ lives and new innovations like 3D printing entering the mainstream, technology is driving the toy category.
Hopster, an interactive TV and preschool learning platform out of the U.K., is launching in Ireland, a move that marks its plan to expand internationally.
Rovio Entertainment has partnered with Baltika Breweries to expand its line of Angry Birds-branded soft drinks to Russia.
Licensing agency TPA has been appointed to represent app property Pou for licensing in the U.K.
Mind Candy, makers of the Moshi Monsters, has launched its new mobile game "World of Warriors" on Android and signed on a number of new product partners.
Angry Birds celebrated its fifth “BirdDay” Thursday with a number of events in its home market of Finland and the launch of a new "Angry Birds" app episode.
Nickelodeon has launched the "Nick Jr." app for the iPad, a new branded platform featuring the network's preschool characters and shows.
Mobile game publisher Halfbrick, creator of the game app "Fruit Ninja," has upped Sam White to vice president of entertainment and licensing in the U.S.
Fox Digital Entertainment has tapped Orpheus Interactive to develop "Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect," a mobile game inspired by the TV series.
American Greeting Properties, in collaboration with Cupcake Digital, has released the new app "Strawberry Shortcake Perfect Puppy Doctor."
Telltale Games and HBO Global Licensing have released the first of six episodes in "Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series."
Apple released its list of the top apps of 2013 Tuesday, with many games that feature attached licensing programs making the list.
Mattel and mobile games publisher Chillingo have released the new game app “Hot Wheels World's Best Driver.”
Licensing agency Brandberry has tapped Bare Tree Media to create a range of branded virtual goods and mobile apps for its portfolio.
Stan Lee’s Kids Universe has teamed up with Storypanda Digital Publishing to create interactive storybook apps.
TextPride, which develops branded content for mobile devices, has launched its content on four mobile messaging apps worldwide.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has signed a global deal with Cupcake Digital for new interactive storybooks and activity apps featuring its Rio brand.
Studio 100 and BulkyPix have launched a second app for Maya the Bee, “Maya the Bee: The Ant's Quest.”
Konami Digital Entertainment is planning a new mobile game called “PES Manager,” based on the Japanese soccer app, “World Soccer Collection S.”
John Deere has partnered with Soul and Vibe Interactive to develop video games, apps and digital content based on the agriculture brand.
FremantleMedia North America has formed its own original digital content studio, Tiny Riot!.
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