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With This Gadget, iPhone Is for the Birds

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We at AllThingsD are often bombarded with email pitches for new and innovative or “disruptive” technologies. But when we get one that says technology is for the birds, we can’t help but take a second look. This latest wacky pitch crows about Bird Photo Booth, a Kickstarter-funded contraption that lets...
With This Gadget, iPhone Is for the Birds
This Tiny Cell Phone Charger Will Fit On Your Keyring
This $5 lamp is powered by gravity (and just destroyed its funding target on Indiegogo)

"Nerd Circus" Steam Carnival Reaches $100,000 Kickstarter Goal

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Steam Carnival, the STEM-plus-art educational circus that performed earlier this week at D11, has met its $100,000 fundraising goal on Kickstarter. The carnival’s creators, Two Bit Circus, officially announced the news in a message thanking their Kickstarter backers. At the time of this writing, 1,033 backers had pledged $100,901 with...
"Nerd Circus" Steam Carnival Reaches $100,000 Kickstarter Goal
Funders Club raises over $1M for startups online -- including itself

Distro Issue 83: Oculus, Valve and a shared vision of virtual reality

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Since last August, gamers have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Oculus Rift after a stellar Kickstarter campaign that far exceeded its fundraising goal. Of course, with new hardware comes the need for fresh software, and Valve has partnered with the aforementioned outfit to tackle VR. In this issue...
Distro Issue 83: Oculus, Valve and a shared vision of virtual reality

Nine Startups Tried to Teach Brooklyn Bowl How to Share Last Night

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Sharon Schneider, founder of Good Karma with Common cofounder Alex Bogusky (right) and a big ol' bag of cash. Brooklyn Bowl, the hippest bowling alley east of the East River, was invaded—not by bushy beards and skinny jeans—but by New York techies vying for the approval and adoration of a...
Nine Startups Tried to Teach Brooklyn Bowl How to Share Last Night

Pota-Toss launches in beta to bring location awareness to mobile gaming

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Location-based mobile game Pota-Toss is now available in beta in Latin America, its parent company Saborstudio announced today during TNW Conference Latin America. A DreamIt Ventures alum, the startup is also one of our Start-Up Battle finalists, and it took the opportunity of its on-stage pitch to unveil its next game, Antsquare. As...
Pota-Toss launches in beta to bring location awareness to mobile gaming
PanaCast Is A Unique Panoramic Video Conferencing Experience

Guy Hands Has Just 10 Days To Save EMI

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He's Now Trying To Raise Just Enough $'s To Save LabelGet the Countdown Creator Pro widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info)(Updated) Guy Hands has just 10 days left to convince investors to add fresh funds to save EMI from the hands...
Guy Hands Has Just 10 Days To Save EMI

Meet The Guru Whose Kickstarter Project Wants To Change TV Forever (GOOG)

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Equiso recently met its $100,000 fundraising goal on Kickstarter to bring Android-powered HDMI sticks to consumers, effectively turning televisions into Internet-connected media centers. Founder Adam McBride came by our office to give us a demo, and we were impressed by what we saw. Here's the rundown on what we learned...
Meet The Guru Whose Kickstarter Project Wants To Change TV Forever (GOOG)

Want To Keep All Your Kickstarter Money? Use These Services Instead

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The two big names in crowdfunding are Kickstarter and Indiegogo, but it turns out that you have plenty of other options that grant you a degree of control over your campaign that the bigger names don't. The advantages here are huge - keep all the money you raise, tweak your...
Want To Keep All Your Kickstarter Money? Use These Services Instead

To Win Google's $30 Million Prize, Florida Students Offer To Fly Your DNA To The Moon (GOOG)

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A group of Florida students will fly your DNA to the moon if you give them $10,000 to help them build their lunar rover. They are one of 26 teams participating in Google's Lunar X contest with $30 million in prize money at stake. To win the money the teams'...
To Win Google's $30 Million Prize, Florida Students Offer To Fly Your DNA To The Moon (GOOG)

Ouya console ends Kickstarter campaign $8.5 million richer

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Blowing past its $950,000 fundraising goal, Ouya developer Boxer8 has uncovered consumer interest in a different kind of game console. [Read more]...
Ouya console ends Kickstarter campaign $8.5 million richer
Indiegogo Bends Its Own Rules, Lowers Fundraising Goal for Hills Star Whitney Port
Crowdtilt funds pipe dreams into existence

Startup News: Kickstarter and IndieGogo Show Off Their Metrics and an App Contest for Middle Schoolers Who Love Math

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Kickstarter’s cofounders Kickstarted The crowdfunding king released its annual highlights for 2012 this week. And the startups is going about as gangbusters as well, an oversubscribed, blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. In 2012, 2,241,475 people pledged almost $320 million and successfully funded a little over 18,000 projects. That works out to about $606 per minute....
Startup News: Kickstarter and IndieGogo Show Off Their Metrics and an App Contest for Middle Schoolers Who Love Math
Crowd Supply: A soup to nuts Kickstarter challenger offering consulting, fulfillment, and ecommerce

Meet The Man Behind Pebble, The Smart Watch You Didn't Even Know You Wanted (AAPL, GOOG)

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Eric Migicovsky is the creator of Pebble, a wearable gizmo that pairs with your smartphone via Bluetooth to make watches more functional than ever before. Pebble is also the latest Kickstarter project to prove itself a major hit. With an initial fundraising goal of $100,000, the Pebble team has raised...
Meet The Man Behind Pebble, The Smart Watch You Didn't Even Know You Wanted (AAPL, GOOG)
Ouya founder: 'We never anticipated that it would blow up like this.' (exclusive interview)

Top Viral Videos Of The Week: This Bullied Bus Monitor Will Get Over $600,000 For Her Troubles

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More than $600,000 has been raised for Karen Klein – a 68-year-old bus monitor who was verbally abused by a group of middle school students. Video of students taunting and insulting Klein was uploaded onto YouTube last Tuesday. A day later, an online campaign was started with the intention of...
Top Viral Videos Of The Week: This Bullied Bus Monitor Will Get Over $600,000 For Her Troubles

Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids

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After a video of a middle school students attacking 68-year-old bus monitor went viral on Reddit, the site's community raised more than $48,000 to send her on a "vacation of a lifetime." This isn't the first time that outrage over a relatively unknown event has snowballed into a major...
Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids
Lasers, robots, and electricity help make STEM education into STEAM
This Gorgeous, Super-Useful iPhone Cover Is Now Much Closer To Reality (AAPL)
Oatmeal campaign to build a Tesla museum ends with $1.37M raised
FundersClub raises largest seed round in Y Combinator's history

App.Net Meets Fundraising Goal With More Than A Day To Go. Now What?

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App.net, the curious effort by picplz founder Dalton Caldwell to create a new social media platform, has reached its $500,000 goal via a Kickstarter-like campaign, with about a day and-a-half to spare before its deadline. “We did it,” Caldwell tweeted a few hours ago. It’s the latest step on the...
App.Net Meets Fundraising Goal With More Than A Day To Go. Now What?

Kickstarter Tips for Successful Crowdfunding

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Kickstarter may have raised $10 million for the maker of a high-tech wristwatch, but people who have successfully used the crowdfunding site say that it is still, by and large, a place to raise small amounts of money to complete creative projects. Crowdfunding is something of an art, and success depends...
Kickstarter Tips for Successful Crowdfunding
Comedy superhero web series premieres at Seattle Comicon

Kickstarter roundup: MiiPC, Tiny Games and Popbitch

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Three more app-related projects are looking for backers on the crowdfunding siteHigh-profile success stories like Amanda Palmer, Ouya, Double Fine Adventure and Pebble have made Kickstarter the first port of call for many creatives and startups looking to raise funds for a new project or device.This month has thrown up...
Kickstarter roundup: MiiPC, Tiny Games and Popbitch
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