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Doctor Whir: Remote-control flying Tardis takes to the air

You may not be able to fly around with the Doctor in a real Tardis, but you can take a toy version to the skies with a remote-control flying Tardis copter.

By April 18, 2013


Windows Phone 7.8 leaked for Nokia Lumia 900, 800, 610, 710

You can update now, if you can't wait until early next year for your fix of Windows Phone 7.8.

By December 16, 2012


Webware Radar: Stop automated direct messages in Twitter

Also: ToysRUs has acquired the Toys.com domain name, MSpot has a browser-based ringtone service, and Zuora wants to be subscription-based billing to Facebook.

By March 2, 2009


'Speed Racer' slot car for geezer nostalgia

Long ago and far away, there was a thing called a slot car.

By May 9, 2008


Short Take: eToys buys competitor Toys.com

Online toy seller eToys acquired Toys.com, another Web-based toy store owned by Web Magic in a cash and stock deal. As part of the deal, eToys gets Toys.com's distribution agreement with Yahoo, which includes placement on the toys page of the Yahoo Visa Shopping Guide, as well as agreements with America Online, Infoseek, Excite, and Lycos.

March 18, 1998


What&#039&#039s next for eToys?

January 6, 2001


Keeping afloat won't be kids' play for eToys

The e-tailer's only option for survival may be finding a brick-and-mortar buyer, according to analysts. The big question: What's the company worth?

December 18, 2000


Amazon invests in online pet store

Expanding its retail scope, Amazon.com has invested in start-up Pets.com, which describes itself as the largest pet supply company on the Internet.

March 29, 1999


Toy seller takes to the Web

Celebrates its official Web launch, eToys is hoping to snare a portion of the country's $22 billion toy market by selling toys, educational software, and children's books.

By October 1, 1997