| Feb 25, 2015
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 11:40 AM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:03 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:03 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:04 AM
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,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:34 AM
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...