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Neil Young's PonoMusic hits Kickstarter

Neil Young's Pono service has been in development for several years, but hi-res music fans are finally be able to purchase a first-edition PonoPlayer on Kickstarter for $200.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Kickstarter hacked, user data stolen

The crowd-funding site says hackers broke into its systems and made off with data. Apparently credit card numbers escaped the attack.

By Feb. 15, 2014

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World's first atomic wristwatch comes to Kickstarter

A scientist says he's created the world's first true atomic wristwatch, packing a chip-scale atomic clock into a wearable carbon fiber case. And yes, he's made watches before.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Woz on Kickstarter project: 'I'm blown away'

What incredible feat of crowd-funded engineering got Steve Wozniak to gush on Gizmodo? Here's a hint: It fits in your wallet.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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What does the Facebook Oculus deal mean for Kickstarter?

The virtual reality company, which will soon be worth $2 billion, had its humble beginnings as a Kickstarter campaign. What will become of the project backers and will this deal change the crowdfunding platform?

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Researchers reveal the language of Kickstarter success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have analyzed the top phrases of successful -- and unsuccessful -- Kickstarter campaigns. Hint: mentioning cats doesn't hurt.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Is this burrito graph the silliest Kickstarter project ever?

A design student turns to Kickstarter to fund a bizarre project with the goal of graphing the deliciousness of a chicken burrito.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Back for more: 3 Kickstarter second-try gadgets

Some two years after launching wildly successful campaigns, three companies are back with follow-up products. But not all sequels improve much on the original.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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The Micro 3D printer tops $1M on Kickstarter in one day

Surpassing its $50,000 funding goal in 11 minutes, the miniature consumer 3D printer takes the crowdfunding world by storm.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Kickstarter project offers refund if Facebook buys it for $2 billion

Echoing some people's disappointment with Oculus, a game called Terribands reassures those who might worry it will sell out for a fortune. On the other hand, it also admits it's "a terrible game with a terrible name."

By Apr. 7, 2014