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  • AEG's event ticket-selling service Outbox AXS is merging with Veritix

    AEG's event ticket-selling service Outbox AXS is merging with Veritix
    AEG’s Los Angeles-based ticket-selling service Outbox AXS is merging with paperless ticketing system Veritix to create a combined entity of more than $2 billion in annual transactions. The deal was announced Thursday at the Veritix Sports...
  • Like with any other donation, use caution when giving to a crowdfunding project

    Like with any other donation, use caution when giving to a crowdfunding project
    Crowdfunding is becoming a major way to raise money for all sorts of projects and causes. Not all of them may be worthy of your donations, though. Authorities say a man raised more than $122,000 by soliciting money to produce a board game that had...
  • Regulators go after crowdfunding scam on Kickstarter, other sites

    Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don't follow through on their promises. In its first case involving crowdfunding, the Federal Trade Commission announced...
  • FTC cracks down on crowdfunding schemes, says Kickstarter funds spent on rent

    In its first action involving the multibillion-dollar crowdfunding industry, the Federal Trade Commission charged that a man used money raised through Kickstarter for rent and other personal expenses instead of producing the board game he promised....
  • 'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners

    'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners
    For 25 years, brothers Scott and Kurt Comstock have combined their minds to churn out toys for children and home products for grown-ups. They come from a family of nine kids and say that having a sibling in between them has made the collaborative...
  • Digital Savant: Is backing projects on Kickstarter worth it?

    Two years ago, I wrote a column about getting hooked on Kickstarter. The website which allows people to raise funds for new products, arts projects or anything else they can dream up was suffering from some misperception issues at the time. A number of...
  • Will Pebble smartwatch be able to compete with Apple and Google?

    Will Pebble smartwatch be able to compete with Apple and Google?
    Time's a ticking for Pebble. As the Palo Alto smartwatch maker started sending the latest model of its phone-connected watches last week to those who helped fund its development, analysts cast doubt over its ability to compete with the likes of Apple...
  • Indiana artist inspires butterfly art to give view of world

    Sister Noralee Keefe saw a message of outreach on a recent Thursday afternoon in the clump of magnetic butterflies resting in the hands of the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin statue at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. "And to think it's worldwide," said...
  • LeVar Burton riding the 'Rainbow' toward new digital realm for next generation

    LeVar Burton riding the 'Rainbow' toward new digital realm for next generation
    When LeVar Burton signed up to host "Reading Rainbow" in 1983, he thought the show would only be a short chapter in his television career. But the program devoted to improving literacy among children was on the air for 26 years, and now it's taken on...
  • Focusing on photography becomes a labor of love

    Focusing on photography becomes a labor of love
    Some people travel through life on straight, clearly marked paths. Rafael Cardenas has zigged and zagged. Born in Mexico and raised in East L.A., he has tried his hand at many kinds of labor in the course of his 43 years. In the summertime, as a...
  • Harwood 'Mantergent' brothers appear on Good Morning America

    Two Harwood brothers who started their own laundry detergent line for men appeared on a Good Morning America segment Friday morning. “It was a whirlwind,” Leif Frey said Thursday night before the appearance. “When we first got the...