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Michael Acton Smith becomes the Jony Ive of Mind Candy as he steps down as CEO

Michael Acton Smith becomes the Jony Ive of Mind Candy as he steps down as CEO

By 11 July 2014

The chief executive officer of British developer firm Mind Candy has announced through a YouTube video that he is resigning from his post - but only to tackle a more creative role at the privately-held company. Michael Acton Smith, called Mr. Moshi by... >>

Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list

Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list

By 31 December 2013

Michael Acton Smith, founder of Firebox and Mind Candy, and creative mind behind the incredibly successful Moshi Monsters franchise, has been made an OBE in the New Year's Honours list. Other UK tech and web industry figureheads to be recognised on this... >>

Tottenham Hotspur Turfies take on Moshi Monsters

Tottenham Hotspur Turfies take on Moshi Monsters

By 7 August 2013

Tottenham Hotspur football club is to take on Moshi Monsters with a new football-inspired children's game and app called Tottenham Turfies. The new platform, aimed at 7 to 10-year-olds, is based around football-looking characters called Turfies that live... >>

Amazon's Top Toy Tips for Christmas 2012

Amazon's Top Toy Tips for Christmas 2012

By 10 July 2012

Amazon has held its annual Christmas in July/Wish List event in London, and it's now a Pocket-lint tradition to pick out best (most relevant) of the toys on show in order to get a sneak peek on what might be the biggest sellers come the end of the year.... >>

Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on

Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Moshlings pictures and hands-on

By 24 January 2012

Hexbug creator Innovation First is hoping to repeat the resounding success it has had with its robotic bug range with a new range of scuttling, vibrating collectables. And this time it has partnered with Mind Candy to bring its tech to Moshi Monsters.... >>

Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on

Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on

By 16 November 2011

Moshi Monsters has been a massive success story since Mind Candy unleashed the online social network for kids aged 7 -12. So much so, that it's almost bonkers to think it only launched for real in 2008. There are now over 50 million worldwide users registered... >>

Lady Gaga ga-gags Moshi Monster's Lady Goo Goo

Lady Gaga ga-gags Moshi Monster's Lady Goo Goo

By 14 October 2011

Moshi Monsters' plans to release a music single have been dealt a severe blow, as Lady Gaga has taken out a court injunction to prevent its release. The track "The Moshi Dance" by Lady Goo Goo, has already been an Internet hit for some time, but the... >>

Moshi Monsters Music tunes in

Moshi Monsters Music tunes in

By 12 September 2011

The Moshi Monster madness seems set to continue after its creator, Mind Candy, announced that it is to launch its own record label - Moshi Music. The label goes live with a debut single from Lady Goo Goo that will be available on iTunes from 18 September.... >>

Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011

Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011

By 28 June 2011

Like nervous turkeys, the tech, toy and entertainment industries have always got one eye on Christmas, and naturally so; it is, after all, the biggest time of year for sales. To be the must-have gadget, game or gizmo nestling in Santa's bulging sack at... >>

Moshi Monsters hits 50 million users

Moshi Monsters hits 50 million users

By 6 June 2011

Moshi Monsters, the child-friendly social network described as Facebook for kids, has announced that it has now hit a whopping 50 million registered users worldwide. The British-based company behind the operation was reportedly on the brink of going under... >>