Hasbro Has Created A New Children’s Lifestyle Brand For Digital Platforms


Hanazuki debuts with the company’s first animated series on YouTube. Hasbro has launched a new story-driven lifestyle brand called Hanazuki, inspired by whimsical characters originally created by Amsterdam artists Niko Stumpo and Hanneke Metselaar. Hanazuki debuted this month with the company’s first ever animated digital series on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app. The young

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Aberdeen Toastie Shop First In Scotland To Use App Aiming To Cut Food Waste At End Of Day’s Trading


A grilled cheese sandwich shop in Aberdeen has become the first business in Scotland to join an innovative new food waste reduction programme. Despite numerous attempts to make the most of her excess stock in the past, Melt owner Mechelle Clark admits food waste is a big issue for her business with around 20% of

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Google launches VR tour of New York’s festive store windows


You can now visit New York’s elaborate department store holiday window displays without fighting a billion other tourists. Google’s “Window Wonderland” app lets you visit Barney’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and 15 other stores. The company says it created a new technique to stitch hundreds of high-res photos into “rich, lifelike panoramas.” Viewed on a Daydream

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Wikipedia for physical objects


Moscow-based startup is creating a digital database for objects with high quality images and descriptions. A growing cultural appreciation for designed objects means museums are struggling to obtain, archive and categorise vast collection of things. Now, Russian startup Thngs, has created a digital repository of physical objects, complete with high quality images and descriptions, so

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Snapchat’s Spectacles have arrived in New York City


If you live in New York City and were waiting to get your hands on Snapchat’s Spectacles, here’s your chance. The company has been putting the wearable camera on sale at pop-up vending machines around the country, starting out on the West Coast. Today, they finally made their way east, with a Snapchat store opening

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