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  1. Paramount Takes Beyblade for a Spin as Live-Action FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ComingSoon.net

    Deadline is reporting that Paramount Pictures and producer Mary Parent's Disruption Entertainment are developing the toyline Beyblade as a live-action feature film. Essentially weighted spinning tops with different abilities that can be launched into "battle" with each other, Beyblade originated at Japanese company Takara Tomy in 2000, and were licensed by Hasbro for America in 2001.

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  2. 'Beyblade' the latest toy to become a Hollywood movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CTV

    Paramount Pictures, the company that turned Hasbro toys "Transformers" and "G.I. Joe" into feaure franchises is back at it with "Beyblade." A live action feature starring the customizable toys that represent traditional Japanese fighting tops is to be produced by Mary Parent through her Disruption Entertainment banner along with Paramount, who has aquired the rights, reports Deadline Hollywood.

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  3. Paramount, Mary Parent To Turn 'Beyblade' Into Live Action FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : After turning the Hasbro toys Transformers and G.I. Joe into hit feature franchises, Paramount Pictures will try again with Beyblade . The studio has acquired rights to turn Beyblade into a live action feature that will be produced by Mary Parent through her Disruption Entertainment banner.

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  4. Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | ITworld

    While patent litigation has been on the rise for a number of years, it hasn't been between competing companies but from patent trolls who seek to buy up patent portfolios in order to sue industry players for infringement. One of the fastest growing arenas for patents over the past decade has been 3D printing, making it a likely target for those trolls.

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  5. Transformers May Mayhem Kicks OffRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | CollectionDX

    Hasbro Inc. will showcase the figures from its iconic TRANSFORMERS brand though MAY MAYHEM, a new fan initiative spotlighting the hot new TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS: COMBINER WARS line. MAY MAYHEM kicks off with a special retail event, launching today through notable online retailers, allowing fans to purchase AERIALBOT QUICKSLINGER and STUNTICON BRAKE-NECK figures from the COMBINER WARS line, and continues fan participation, multi-platform storytelling and online promotions throughout the month of May. "Our goal with May Mayhem is to provide collectors of the TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS line with a robust multi-platform experience," said Tom Warner, senior vice president of the TRANSFORMERS franchise at Hasbro.

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  6. Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CIO

    While patent litigation has been on the rise for a number of years, it hasn't been between competing companies but from patent trolls who seek to buy up patent portfolios in order to sue industry players for infringement. One of the fastest growing arenas for patents over the past decade has been 3D printing, making it a likely target for those trolls.

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  7. Bi-Coastal Student SCRABBLE Team Brings Home the W-I-N at the 2015...Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Business Wire

    Teammates Noah Kalus, right, from New Paltz, N.Y. and Zach Ansell, left, from Los Angeles, Calif., pose for photos after winning the 2015 North American School SCRABBLE Championship, at Hasbro headquarters in Pawtucket, R.I., Sunday, May 17, 2015. Kalus and Ansell won, 587 to 331, over a team from Chapel Hill, N.C. )--After two days of Triple Word Scores and strategic SCRABBLE plays, students Noah Kalus from New Paltz, N.Y. and Zach Ansell from Los Angeles, C.A. defeated more than 55 teams to take home the coveted Championship trophy, title, and $10,000 grand prize at the 13th annual North American School SCRABBLE Championship.

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  8. 5 Creative Ways to Stretch Costly Content Across ChannelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Clickz

    While killer content can be costly, savvy marketers can stretch content across platforms to create brand affinity without being repetitive. Great content is expensive, and it's a demanding task for marketers to keep up with the accelerating content requirements across traditional and digital channels.

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  9. Transformers Rescue Bots Roar to the Rescue in Hasbro and PlayDate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | PR Newswire

    When the going gets tough, the TRANSFORMERS Rescue Bots go "Dino Bot" in this exciting and educational story, perfect for early and emerging readers. recruits the reader to help the Rescue Bots train and join the action as Griffin Rock Rescue's newest cadet.

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  10. Backflip Studios??? Introduces Game-Changing Cooperative Breeding To DragonValeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | DVDCreation Reviews

    DragonVale, one of the longest standing games in the top grossing app store charts, announces a new frontier of breeding allowing players to get social and create more dragon combinations than ever before. "DragonVale launched in 2011, and we have seen more than 35 million downloads worldwide with a large portion of our fan base actively playing the game since its inception," said , CEO of Backflip Studios.

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  11. Hasbro: A Possible Transformation To Higher Multiples Through Initiatives And PartnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Seeking Alpha

    Hasbro's stock has been on a tear lately because of great earnings, new products and initiatives, and new partnerships. A closer look at the earnings transcript and the earnings presentation from April should give investors more insight into Hasbro's prospects.

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  12. Hasbro - Well Positioned For Sustained GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Increased focus on franchise brands, partner brands along with high consumer engagement through digital platforms should help the company to drive the top-line growth. If you are looking for a consumer discretionary stock with decent yields and a good upside potential, then Hasbro is a very decent stock pick.

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  13. Hasbro marketing boss: kids used to play outside and now they don't even look upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Brand Republic

    Victor Lee, VP of marketing at toy manufacturer Hasbro USA said brands need to catch up with the monumental shift in consumer lifestyles as a result of technology. Speaking at Marketing's Connect 2015 event in London, Lee charted the meteoric rise of technology and how that has impacted communication over the past century - from the first newspaper to Twitter.

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  14. Hasbro: Not Just A Toy StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    But as the recent blowout quarter suggests, the company is more than a toy story - it's a growth story! Rhode Island-based Hasbro Inc. has been around since 1923, and is a company name that most parents and their kids recognize. Hasbro makes toys.

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  15. Fifth 'Transformers' movie coming in 2017Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Since critics can't kill a franchise just with negative reviews, audiences are still getting more Transformers . Hasbro said that another movie in the franchise could be coming as soon as 2017.

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  16. STTG Market Recap Apr 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Trader Mike

    China taketh and China giveth. After Friday's selloff was caused by some tightening lending standards and increased short opportunities in the Chinese market, we saw a role reversal as China's central bank acted to ease.

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  17. Hasbro (HAS) Brian D. Goldner on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Good morning and welcome to the Hasbro First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all parties will be in a listen-only mode.

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  18. Hasbro Ranks #2 in 2015 a oe100 Best Corporate Citizens ListaRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Business Wire

    This is the second time that Hasbro has ranked in the Top 10 and the fourth consecutive year that the Company has ranked in the Top 25. The Company ranked #2 this year, rising 20 spots, in recognition of its stellar performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy. "We are deeply honored to be recognized as the #2 most responsible company in recognition of our leadership and advancements in corporate social responsibility," said Brian Goldner, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  19. TREASURIES-U.S. bond prices fall as stock gains pare bidsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Reuters

    Benchmark yields hovered at their lowest levels in about two weeks as disappointing domestic data supported the view that the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely refrain from raising interest rates until later this year. "There was a flight-to-quality bid before last weekend from Greece.

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  20. April 20, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Value Line

    Stocks to Watch from The Survey - The equity futures are pointing to a nicely higher opening this morning, and earnings reports are lending support. One of the biggest winners appears to be shares of Hasbro , which are up sharply ahead of the bell after the toymaker delivered better-than-expected sales and earnings in the first quarter.

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