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Randi Zuckerberg Hopes to Battle Inequality in Silicon Valley With Her New Kids Show

"I've spent a decade in Silicon Valley," said Randi Zuckerberg. "Innovation is everywhere. It's supposed to be the center of forward thinking. [So] why can I count the number of women executives on one hand? Or people of color?"

Sesame Street Fans No Longer Need HBO to Watch New Elmo and Cookie Monster Episodes on TV

For the past year, the only way to get to Sesame Street—and watch new episodes featuring Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the rest of the gang—was by subscribing to HBO, which has exclusive first-run rights to the show through 2020. But starting in September, Sprout is offering fans a new way to see two of those characters without subscribing to the premium cable network.

In Brand Refresh, Children’s TV Network Drops Barney and Thomas for Original Shows

After urging preschoolers to embrace and explore the world around them, Sprout is taking its own advice.

HP Celebrates Human Hands in This Ad for Its Wild New 3-D Touch Computer

We rely on our hands to get us through our various daily projects, whether it's typing on a computer, creating works of art or instructing others to follow a plan. Now, HP wants us to use the power of our paws in the digital space. HP's Sprout is a new immersive computing platform that scans and senses objects in proximity of the device to allow people to create in real-time 3-D. In simpler words, you can put things directly on the touch mat and, thanks to a projector above, wave your hands around to virtually mold the design you want on the screen. As the ad shows, that includes spilling coffee beans on the flat surface to get that effortlessly strewn artistic look. Watch the ad below, and then give your hands a pat on the back for all the work they do.

Nike Sharing Its New FuelBand Data With Marketers

Nike hopes to become a vanguard of intimate, sensor-based advertising with the help of its activity-monitoring device, the Nike+ FuelBand.