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  • Vimeo Offers Indie Filmmakers Access to $500,000 in Marketing Cash, If They Raise Enough Through Crowdfunding

    Vimeo is launching a new program for independent filmmakers, promising to dole out up to $500,000 to help them market their films if they have raised at least $10,000 from crowdfunding sites. In exchange, the filmmakers must grant Vimeo an exclusive...
  • How Zach Braff Kickstarted a Film Financing Firestorm

    When Zach Braff's $5 million dramedy "Wish I Was Here" premieres Jan. 18, it will be one of 20 Sundance films funded through Kickstarter, alongside six financed via Indiegogo. As the number of crowdsourced films and budgets continues to grow (including...
  • Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures

    Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures
    A new Kickstarter project wants to fix your iPhone night photos by turning your smartphone case into a camera flash light. Lightstrap began crowdfunding on Kickstarter this week, and it promises to make your low-light iPhone pictures 10 times brighter....
  • Apple Stores sport red logo for World AIDS Day

    Apple Stores sport red logo for World AIDS Day
    Apple Stores around the globe are sporting red versions of the company's logo Sunday in honor of World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day is observed annually on Dec. 1 and is intended to draw awareness to the fight against HIV/AIDS. Besides changing their...
  • Smartphone-controlled paper airplanes now crowdfunding on Kickstarter

    Smartphone-controlled paper airplanes now crowdfunding on Kickstarter
    A new Kickstarter project called PowerUp 3.0 turns paper airplanes into smartphone-controlled flying machines. PowerUp 3.0 is a small electronic module that works by attaching onto a paper airplane that users fold themselves. A small box at the front of...
  • Help raise money for Philippine typhoon victims by surfing the Web

    Help raise money for Philippine typhoon victims by surfing the Web
    Starting this weekend, users can help raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by simply surfing the Web. Tab for a Cause, the organization behind a Web browser extension that donates money to charity every time users open a new...
  • Following record day, Instagram app not working

    Following record day, Instagram app not working
    Credit "Thanksgivukkah" for Instagram's busiest day ever.  The combination of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah helped make Thursday the busiest day ever for Instagram. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network didn't give any...
  • Rapper Lil Dicky Reaches Kickstarter Goal

    Kickstarter campaigns are not only helping movies get off the ground, as rapper Lil Dicky can attest. The internet rapper recently reached his Kickstarter campaign goal of $70,000, but instead of it going towards the production of a film, the money...
  • Song premiere: Eleni Mandell's 'Put My Baby to Bed'

    Song premiere: Eleni Mandell's 'Put My Baby to Bed'
    Pop & Hiss is premiering “Put My Baby to Bed,” a track from the forthcoming album “Let’s Fly a Kite” from L.A. singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell. The indie folk-pop artist went to London to record the album and says “...
  • Indian Indies 'Peddlers,' 'Lucia' Turn to Crowdfunding

    Crowdfunding may be going mainstream in Hollywood, but in India, it is very much the preserve of the independent sector. Facebook and Twitter campaigns are some of the methods current Indian independent filmmakers use to raise rupees from their...
  • Manufacturing startup gets a fast start

    Manufacturing startup gets a fast start
    Jason Perkail of Baltimore and Dimitri Furman of Gaithersburg are audiophiles, former DJs with a passion for high fidelity. They never thought they'd be manufacturers. But one led to the other. In the space of five whirlwind months, they designed a high-...