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  • Crowdfunding your way to your goals

    Crowdfunding your way to your goals
                When 16-year-old Ellie Konsker of Boca Raton met Stephanie Hammerman, the first female certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy, Konsker was inspired to raise money to fund car seats for two children diagnosed with the...
  • Pebble announces new smartwatch design with longer battery life

    Pebble announces new smartwatch design with longer battery life
    Pebble Technology, the Kickstarter-funded wristwatch company, announced its third-generation smartwatch Tuesday. The Palo Alto company took to the crowdfunding platform to announce the Pebble Time, a computerized watch with a slimmer design and longer...
  • Lawmakers support equity crowdfunding from Virginians to Virginia startups

    Lawmakers support equity crowdfunding from Virginians to Virginia startups
    A bill that's garnered bipartisan support from lawmakers seeks to open up an alternate source of funding for Virginia startups instead of waiting on federal rulings about crowdfunding. "I think there is no doubt that this vehicle will create a structure...
  • TLC raised more than $430,000 for Kickstarter album

    TLC raised more than $430,000 for Kickstarter album
    TLC has raised nearly three times its Kickstarter goal to record a new album. Late last month the group’s surviving members, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, launched a campaign on the crowdfunding site to record...
  • Hollywood gives way to Eustis for video-game building trio

    Hollywood gives way to Eustis for video-game building trio
    EUSTIS — Keith Lackey's resume includes some of the more recognizable movie franchises in recent memory. He has served as technical director on films like "Avatar" and "X-Men: First Class" and animation technical director on "Rise of the Planet of...
  • More big brands are tapping creative crowdsourcing sites

    More big brands are tapping creative crowdsourcing sites
    To fashion an alluring look for its latest pair of DC Shoes, Quiksilver extended far beyond its team of in-house artists. It challenged a worldwide crowd. Entrepreneurs have grown accustomed to spinning their projects into motion by using crowdfunding...
  • Crowdfunding For Musical, Brindlebeast

    Crowdfunding For Musical, Brindlebeast
    What do they have in common? Many take advantage of crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, looking to raise money for their creative endeavors. If you're not familiar with the format, crowd-funding websites describe the creative person's...
  • Consumer Reports: Light bulbs that want to change your mood

    Light bulbs used to be boring, says Consumer Reports. Dimming was about as high-tech as they got. But some LEDs have the potential to be much more, thanks to semiconductor chips and electronic circuitry. Some can alter the color of the light they shine,...
  • Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

    Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix
    At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are tired of begging to...
  • TLC's fans are 'No Scrubs,' push group to Kickstarter goal in three days

    TLC's fans are 'No Scrubs,' push group to Kickstarter goal in three days
    Sure, TLC sang "What About Your Friends" back in the day, but members needn't worry about anyone turning their backs on them. Less than three days after the group asked fans to fund its final album via a Kickstarter campaign, TLC has surpassed its...
  • New publishing trends reshaping reading

    New publishing trends reshaping reading
    In November, a pair of technology journalists issued the latest in what seems to be a constant stream of announcements proclaiming the start of a book publishing revolution. First, co-authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin said they would crowdfund...