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Behind Kickstarter's bold move to focus on 'positive impact' (Q&A)

CEO Yancey Strickler says the crowdfunding site's new status as a public benefit corporation will further its goal to be a "place of empowerment for artists," even if the decision puts a pinch on profits.

By 28 September 2015

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Kickstarter darling Nextbit drops by with Robin super-cloud phone

Nextbit's chief product officer talks design and breaking away from the normal conventions of selling a phone.

By 9 January 2016

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Oculus offers free VR headset to early Kickstarter supporters

Some in the wildly successful crowdfunding effort felt jilted after the headset maker sold itself to Facebook.

By 6 January 2016

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Free Oculus Rift for some Kickstarter backers

Did you pledge for a headset back in 2012? If you did, you're getting a free Kickstarter Edition Oculus Rift.

By 5 January 2016

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Lamp that melds old tractors with superheroes slams Kickstarter goal

What do you get when you take vintage tractor headlamps, put them on a superhero-style body and add some new tech? Lampster, a runaway Kickstarter success.

By 3 December 2015

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What makes a Kickstarter campaign kick?

With crowdfunding becoming a more viable option for people to finance their passion projects, an in-depth look at raw numbers lays out the path to success.

By 25 November 2015

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Now on Kickstarter: EntoBento wants to feed your dog tasty crickets

You might not be able to stomach ground crickets as a snack, even if they are good for your health and the planet. But Fido? What does he know?

By 6 November 2015

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Kickstarter projects we want right now

In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis finds three gadgets on ​the ​crowdfunding site that are a new take on old tech.

By 16 October 2015

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Kickstarter darling Pirate3D flounders, delivers less than half of 3D printers ordered

The Buccaneer 3D printer was a major crowdfunding success in 2013 but two years on, the company has owned up to having bitten off more than it could chew.

By 15 October 2015

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Battle the undead from a zombie-proof cabin through Kickstarter

A shed-building company plans to build its zombie-proof cabin on the site of a Zombie Infection attraction, with help from backers willing to settle for temporary security from the undead hordes.

By 15 October 2015