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Indiegogo tries out 'crowdfunding insurance' for failed projects

Indiegogo is rolling out a test of a new service that will refund your money if a project fails to deliver within a certain time frame.

By December 3, 2014

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GoFundMe pulls crowdfunding page for Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case

The Baltimore police union launches an effort to raise money for legal fees, but the fund-raising site says no go. It's the latest campaign involving alleged police misconduct that's been shuttered.

By May 2, 2015

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Are crowdfunding sites becoming too political?

Experts believe controversial, political crowdfunding campaigns show no signs of slowing down.

By April 19, 2015

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'Firefly' stars reunite for crowdfunded Web series

The pilot and the captain of Serenity are back in action together, raising funds for "Con Man," a fictional look behind the scenes at sci-fi fan conventions.

By March 11, 2015

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Moment quickly crowdfunds iPhone 6 case for its lenses

Though there are only a couple of lenses at the moment and it only fits the iPhone 6, Moment's case Kickstarter already blew past its goal.

By January 28, 2015

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Android rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet

Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has passed its Indiegogo crowdfunding target -- in just over two hours -- for its first tablet, a 7.9-inch slate that runs Sailfish OS, rather than Android.

By November 19, 2014

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These futuristic earbuds control the world's sounds

Want to make live music better or block engine noise? Here Active Listening buds are like equalizers for real life.

By June 2, 2015

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3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype, Ep. 175

This week on Crave it's your last chance to order a Pocketcopter that doesn't exist, run for your lives from silent robot cheetahs and strap a jet pack to your back to improve your track and field skills. It's the Crave show!

By September 19, 2014

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Crave Ep. 175: 3D pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype

A small, lightweight copter is taking off on Indiegogo based on the idea and computer-generated renderings, even though it hasn't actually been produced.

By September 19, 2014

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Crowdfunding helps Apertus' new, open way to make a camera

Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.

By September 11, 2014