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Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state.

By March 27, 2015

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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 January 16, 2015

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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 July 29, 2014

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Waze adds Amber alerts to its traffic data

The crowdsourced traffic app owned by Google will now display alerts for missing children.

By March 4, 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 February 12, 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 February 12, 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 January 14, 2014

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​Yelp gobbles up Eat24, jumps into food delivery business

Yelp pays $134 million for the food-ordering and delivery app, so users don't have to "cook, shop or wear pants."

By February 10, 2015

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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 January 14, 2014

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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 January 29, 2015