Fisher-Price’s latest product is a bouncy seat for babies that is designed to put an iPad a foot away from a newborn’s face. This has parents, doctors and child advocates hopping mad: An Internet petition to remove the Apptivity Seat from market has already garnered more than 5,000 signatures. Reached for comment, Fisher-Price says they don’t understand why people are freaking out. advertisement advertisement On sale for $80 at the Fisher-Price website, the Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity Seat for iPad is described by Fisher-Price as a “grow-with-me seat for baby that’s soothing, entertaining and has a touch of technology, too.” Like conventional bouncy seats, the Apptivity Seat puts some hanging toys and a mirror–designed to help children develop facial recognitions skills, as well as teach them a sense of self–within the child’s easy reach. But there’ s a twist: the Apptivity Seat allows parents to replace that mirror … [Read more...] about Fisher-Price Releases A Bouncy Seat For Baby’s First iPad, And Parents Freak Out
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Why all the fuss about another royal baby? History has taught us there’s much money to be made in a celebrity tot. And if the public’s fixation is any indicator, we can expect quite the “baby Sussex” effect. Meghan Markle, 37, and husband Prince Harry, 34–the celebrity duo also known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex–welcomed their first child on Monday. Up until now, the couple had been quite private about the pregnancy, keeping mum about the due date, gender, and even where Markle might give birth. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz,” read the new parents’ official Instagram account. “The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their … [Read more...] about The royal baby … by the numbers
advertisement advertisement The recently released Forbes list of America’s billionaires is chock-full of the usual suspects–oil-magnates, captains of the computer industry, and world-famous financiers. But one person seems incongruous among the bunch. Tied with the ever-present and ever self-promoting Donald Trump as the 153rd wealthiest person in the country is Ty Warner. For those of you who don’t recognize or remember the beanie baby craze of the 1990s, Mr. Warner is the creator of that era-defining product. Mr. Warner has since expanded his empire to include real estate and other holdings, but the foundation of his wealth was this simple stuffed animal. On March 10th, Rovio, the company that created Angry Birds (Apple’s most popular app), announced that it received $42 million in Series A venture capital funding–just a day after the Forbes list was announced. When a rapidly growing and profitable firm takes on venture capital, it clearly has … [Read more...] about Will the Angry Birds Phenomenon Match the Beanie Baby Craze?
Delhi's air quality on November 13 was in the "severe" category but pollution levels are expected to enter the "severe plus" or "emergency" category as the day progresses.On November 13 morning, the national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 14.2 degrees Celsius. Humidity was recorded at 81 percent.The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida and Greater Noida was recorded at 472 and 462 respectively while Faridabad and Gurugram had an AQI of 441 and 448 respectively.Close An AQI between 201 and 300 is 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe' while the AQI above 500 falls in the severe plus category. related news Maharashtra government formation: BJP deriving 'sadistic pleasure' out of deadlock, says Shiv Sena 'No complications' from Jimmy Carter surgery for brain pressure India tells Russia that Kudankulam plant is safe The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy skies for the days with the maximum likely to hover around 29 degrees Celsius.The noxious haze … [Read more...] about Delhi’s air quality in severe zone, may enter emergency category
Looking at some of the Bollywood movies released this year, one can't help but wonder that given the number of films that struggled to break even, how is it that the industry remains lucrative for those invested in it.Well, a look at some statistics from the last 12 months revealed that Indian films have a fall-back option in the form of overseas markets. These markets have become important contributors to a film's overall revenue.According to a FICCI-KPMG report, contribution from international markets in 2016 was 8 percent of the overall industry’s revenue. The segment had grown by 14 percent, from Rs 9.5 billion in 2015 to Rs 10.9 billion in 2016. And by the looks of it, this success of Hindi films outside India continued in this year as well.Close As of today, a director of a Bollywood movie has that extra bit of assurance while venturing into the project that even if his or her film doesn't do well in India, it will find takers abroad and mitigate his losses or even make a … [Read more...] about Going global: A look at the highest earning Bollywood films in overseas market in 2017