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Jul 27, 2017
Anne Hathaway in talks for lead role in Barbie film after Amy Schumer drops out due to date issuesAnne Hathaway might take on the role of a character expelled from Barbieland for failing to live up to the perfection expected of its members.
Jun 15, 2017
Mattel to takeover LEGO group and Hasbro Inc; expects growth through connected toysMattel has been revamping its toys, developing AI Barbie Holograms, smart sensors-enabled Hot Wheels cars and virtual reality powered View-Masters to make them relevant to millennial parents.
Feb 17, 2016
Mattel resurrects 'ThingMaker': Allows 3D printing toys at homeMattel's new ThingMaker eco-system will equip families to create figures such as dolls, robots and dinosaurs, or wearable accessories like bracelets and necklaces by 3D printing them.
Jan 29, 2016
Petite, tall and curvy: Barbie now represents all shapes and sizesBarbie, the world's most famous doll, has a new body. In fact, she has three new bodies - petite, tall and curvy.
Jun 10, 2015
Barbie's new shoes: The iconic doll can now wear flats as part of diverse lineA new version of Barbie dolls has the fashion icon doll rocking flat shoes for the first time as part of a diverse line to better represent the world.
Apr 07, 2015
Groups urge US FTC to investigate YouTube kids video appA coalition of consumer and children advocacy groups plans to urge federal regulators to investigate a YouTube video app aimed at children that the groups say disregards long-established safeguards limiting advertising to young audiences.
Mar 30, 2015
Mattel's Wi-Fi enabled Hello Barbie doll to launch this fall for $75Mattel is working at bringing personal digital assistant technology into the famous line of Barbie dolls.
Feb 15, 2015
Google and toy-maker Mattel launch View-Master as a $30 VR headsetThe upgraded View-Master - a device unveiled in 1939 to allow people to view slides to simulate a three-dimensional experience - will become an immersive digital experience for kids
Feb 06, 2015
Google and Mattel send invites for 'View what's possible' event on February 13Google along with toy-maker Mattel has sent out an invite that reads "view what's possible."
Nov 21, 2014
Mattel apologises for book that says Barbie can't develop a game without help from boysTwitter burst out in outrage, even if a little late, forcing Mattel to apologise for the broad generalisations made in the book.