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  • Tech companies rally against Web fast lanes

    Tech companies rally against Web fast lanes
    The Internet wasn't slowing down, but a special version of that dreaded "spinning wheel of death" popped up on numerous online sites Wednesday as pages were being loaded. The loading symbol on Netflix, Reddit, Kickstarter, Etsy and dozens of other sites...
  • Florida woman making purses from dog hair

    Florida woman making purses from dog hair
    This could bring a new meaning to "wearing fur."  A Tampa woman is hoping to start a new fashion trend by turning dog hair into high-end purses, WPTV reports.  Doris Carvalho, 50, has started a Kickstarter.com crowdfunding campaign to raise $15,000 to...
  • Kreskin plans off-Broadway show for his 80th year

    Kreskin plans off-Broadway show for his 80th year
    Legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin has launched a kickstarter campaign for an off-Broadway show to celebrate his 80th birthday next year. Kreskin who was born George Kresge Jr. in Montclair, N.J., and still lives in New Jersey, plans to produce a...
  • New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler

    New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler
    Customizable smartwatch Pebble was the most crowdfunded campaign on Kickstarter.com going into Tuesday, but there is a new king of Kickstarter -- a cooler.  The Coolest Cooler passed Pebble Tuesday night after raising more than $10.3 million, making...
  • Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad

    Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad
    Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.  A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
  • Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance

    Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance
    Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier. She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines. She put things off,...
  • Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?

     Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?
    An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting. That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
  • SXSW: Dana Brunetti Knocks Zach Braff, Spike Lee for Crowdfunding

    Never one to mince words, Dana Brunetti criticized Zach Braff and Spike Lee for utilizing crowdfunding at SXSW on Sunday. In a Q&A with Randi Zuckerberg, the outspoken "House of Cards" producer singled out the filmmakers because those celebrities...
  • Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic

    Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic
    Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile...
  • SXSW: Director Rob Thomas Predicts Nancy Drew-Like Future for 'Veronica Mars'

    The first day on set of the "Veronica Mars" movie, director Rob Thomas was so excited to get started that he called "action" before the cameras had even begun rolling. Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring, who play the namesake character and her former and...
  • SXSW 2014: Five movie stories, including 'Chef' and 'Veronica Mars'

    With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...