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Crowdsourced fund-raising beyond Kickstarter

You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.

By 16 January 2015

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BBC crowdsources Twitter drama with help from Gracie Otto

​Twitter users are being called on to help create a new five-part drama for BBC First, building up the plot 140 characters at a time.

By 25 August 2014

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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By 30 July 2014

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Apple is Hitler, tech CEO alludes

Technically Incorrect: In a bizarre image posted by CEO of Chinese company that's about to launch a smartphone, Apple is portrayed by Hitler with an Apple logo in place of the swastika.

By 28 March 2015

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Project Mosul to restore destroyed antiquities using 3D modelling

The priceless pieces of history destroyed by ISIS at the Mosul Museum may one day live again -- through 3D printing and one dedicated team.

By 17 March 2015

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Facebook crowdsourcing gives lonely boy 1.4 million friends

For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.

By 13 February 2014

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Cops accused of fiddling with their locations on Waze to fool drivers

Technically Incorrect: Hundreds of Miami police officers allegedly log on to the app and register false locations, thereby being able to still surprise drivers. There's only one problem: there's no evidence.

By 13 February 2015

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Jolla Tablet with Sailfish OS is back on Indiegogo in 64GB version

The Finnish mobile device startup is back with a Sailfish OS tablet that doubles the storage space of its first crowd-funded slate for just a little bit more cash.

By 30 January 2015

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Red Handed app crowd-sources crime reporting

iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.

By 15 January 2014

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Beluvv Puppy tracker crowdsources lost dogs

The affordable Puppy Bluetooth pet tracker uses your friends, family, and neighbors' smartphones to locate your lost dog.

By 15 January 2014