Kickstarter

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (center) and other Yelp executives applaud after ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Yelp Plays Defense As ‘Billion Dollar Bully’ Film Nears $60,000 Kickstarter Goal

Online review giant Yelp has gone on defense, as a Kickstarter for a movie criticizing the site’s business practices has raised more than $50,000 in one week.

03/26/2015

Deep Singh

Bay Area Comic Book Writers Introduce First Sikh Super Hero… Who Loves Elvis

There’s a new superhero in town and he doesn’t sport a cape, mask or wear embarrassing tights. He wears a turban. His name is Deep Singh – and he fights the Taliban!

02/25/2015

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Male Founders Of San Francisco Biotech Startups Promise To Make Vaginas Smell Like Ripe Peaches

Two men at a San Francisco biotech startup are on a quest to deliver personal empowerment for women in the form of fruity-smelling genitals.

11/20/2014

Washer & Dryer (credit: Friedmans)

Danville Inventor Develops ‘Permanent’ Stain Repellent

An East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.

10/22/2014

Netflix

Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer School

A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.

07/14/2014

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‘Rocket Skates’ Funding Campaign Soaring On Kickstarter

Unlike the jet-fueled Wile E. Coyote footwear of your childhood, the lithium-ion powered “Rocket Skates” will strap on right over your shoes. The skates are foot rather than remote controlled, and can reach speeds of up to 12 MPH. The inventors say you can even track your routes and skate performance through your smartphone. Here’s a demo:

07/09/2014

Potato Salad (credit: Chow.com)

Ohio Man’s Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Grows Over $50,000

Zack “Danger” Brown crowdfunded over $50K just to make potato salad…

07/08/2014

50 Cent (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

50 Cent’s First Pitch, Morgan Freeman On Helium, Jenga Cat + More Viral Videos!

05/30/2014

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Kickstarter Says Hackers Got Customer Data

Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.

02/16/2014

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