| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:11 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:53 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:43 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:51 AM
If you see the “spinning wheel of death” on some of your favorite sites Wednesday, don’t worry -- your Internet connection probably isn’t any slower.
But a whole host of tech companies displaying the iconic “loading”...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Google's YouTube now lets creators solicit fans for donations -- providing another tool for monetizing content -- with the video site taking at least 5% of any coinage dropped into the virtual tip jar.
YouTube's "Fan Funding" feature, currently available...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:08 AM
One of the newest ways for entrepreneurs to raise money – equity crowdfunding – will be explained by a panel of experts in Orlando, 8 - 10:30 a.m., Sept. 2, at Werner Auditorium, 601 E. Rollins St.
Crowdfunding is investment in a company...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:16 PM
It's official. We're addicted to our smartphones. You probably already knew that. But if not, here's your proof: There's now a water-proof shower cap for your smartphone.
A London-based Kickstarter campaign reached its bare-bones funding goal mere...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:33 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- One of the more divisive movies at the Sundance Film Festival has been Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here,” the actor-filmmaker’s follow-up to “Garden State” that, with a major assist from Kickstarter, has...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
PARK CITY, Utah--Sundance movies can premiere to varying degrees of scrutiny. Few films, though, come in drawing the kind of attention of Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here."
After all, it’s been exactly 10 years since Braff debuted his...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Lobster shell disease -- a nasty business that can cause the shell to discolor or rot off completely -- has affected the southern New England lobster industry and reportedly is on the move.
The disease turns the color of the lobster shells from their...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:33 PM
French vintners just don’t seem to be able to catch a break.
Mother Nature has been very, very bad this season to winemakers in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Alsace, the country's most prestigious wine-growing regions.
A violent hailstorm...