Fuhu Stories January 3, 2014

If there was ever a dream team for a new kid’s tablet, DreamWorks and Fuhu has to be one of the hottest contenders for the title. The animated film maker and the company behind the Nabi range of children’s tablets told the NYT they are teaming up to launch a new 8-inch tablet at CES next week, expected to go on sale in the spring.

The tablet is expected to come with a mix of animated games and educational apps, and will include content that can interact with DreamWorks toys. DreamWorks claims the device will have similar power to an iPad and be treated like a cross between a tablet and a TV channel …  expand full story

Fuhu Stories September 24, 2012

Lawsuit accuses Toys R Us of stealing product secrets for new ‘Tabeo’ kids tablet

Toys R Us might be running into a bit of an issue getting its $150, Android 4.0-powered tablet for kids, which we told you about earlier this month, off the ground. According to a report from Reuters, Fuhu Inc., creator of another tablet for children called “Nabi,” is suing Toys R Us. Fuhu claimed it agreed to exclusively sell the Nabi to “learn product secrets” before launching its own competitive tablet:

Fuhu accused Toys R Us of fraud, breach of contract, unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation. Fuhu also said that Toys R Us copied Nabi’s butterfly-shaped bumper,which is used to help protect the tablet, for Tabeo… According to the lawsuit, Toys R Us agreed in October 2011 to become the exclusive Nabi distributor, but in the end did “virtually no promotion” and only ordered for the holiday season a little more than what Toys R Us said could be sold in one day.

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