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Barbie

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Curvy Barbie? Famously skinny doll gets three new body types

Barbie breaks with decades of tiny-waisted tradition as toy company Mattel introduces three new shapes for the iconic and sometimes divisive doll.

By January 28, 2016

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Hello Barbie: She's just insecure

Researchers revealed new flaws in the doll Friday, adding to problems publicized last week. Hello Barbie's software maker is racing to patch security bugs during the holiday shopping season.

By December 4, 2015

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Could Hello Barbie become the plaything of hackers? Turns out toys are vulnerable, too

Mattel's chatty doll could give up sensitive information, while a hacker has already swiped children's pictures and personal info from toymaker VTech. Experts say Internet-connected toys are rife with security problems.

By December 2, 2015

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Low Latency 135: Elite hacker Barbie

The newest Barbie doll has Wi-Fi and can talk back.

By September 18, 2015

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Barbie breaks her silence after more than half a century

Though some have called the new Hello Barbie creepy, Mattel's first-ever conversational doll actually has thousands of things to say.

By September 16, 2015

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Saying hello to Hello Barbie

CNET gets a chance to chat with an early version of the talking toy, which hits stores in early November.

By September 16, 2015

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DIY Swiss Army Barbie multi-tool is ready for anything

Barbie always makes a fashion statement, but now that she has a hidden a knife, corkscrew, scissors, screwdriver and bottle opener she can solve any problem you throw at her.

By August 20, 2015

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014