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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

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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

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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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James Franco Seeks $500K In Crowd-Funding For New Films

The actor is raising money so a collection of young filmmakers can adapt his 2011 short story collection, “Palo Alto”…

06/18/2013

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Tech Report: Kickstarter Investor Beware

Thousands of entrepreneur’s have raised $274 million from the public through the website Kickstarter, but not all the ideas have turned out to be successful and sometimes not everyone delivers on the investments.

08/24/2012

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Tech Report: Kickstarter Marks Millionth Backer

Only a year after it was created, the online crowd funding source Kickstarter has signed up its millionth member. This is astronomical growth for a new company.

10/13/2011

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