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Software upgrades re-create old-school toys as smart playthings

Software upgrades re-create old-school toys as smart playthings

LOS ANGELES -- Balls. Dolls. Race cars. So dull. How can good old-fashioned toys like these compete for children's attention when kids seem umbilically connected to their iPads? How about software-upgradable balls, dolls and race cars? Established toy makers and entrepreneurs from outside the toy industry are creating a new generation of connected toys. Just as ...

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