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Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors

The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.

By January 29, 2015

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Kickstarter raised half a billion dollars in pledges in 2014

More than 3 million people contributed money last year to help kick-start projects on the crowdfunding site.

By January 6, 2015

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Water balloon tech nearing 1 million dollars in crowdfunding, Ep. 169

This week on Crave, we watch a broken robot learn how to walk again. We try out a new segment called "Here's What Happens," and we get a first look at an amazing device that can fill 100 water balloons in a minute. All that and a 3D-printed sexy sax solo on this week's Crave Show.

By August 8, 2014

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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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The million-dollar app that exists to say "Yo"

A new messaging app has just one message -- "Yo" -- but its potential reaches far beyond that one simple word.

By June 19, 2014

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How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

By February 26, 2015

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Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

An annual event in San Francisco has often been where game developers come together to discuss design. Now, it's one of the biggest showcases of the latest VR tech.

By February 28, 2015

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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By March 25, 2014

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Apple dubbed top billion-dollar brand in US

The iPhone maker easily outscored Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and other tech players, according to a brand consulting agency.

By March 19, 2014

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Microsoft may buy digital-pen maker N-trig for $200M

The tech giant has been using N-trig's styluses for its Surface tablet line, which is now a billion-dollar business.

By February 12, 2015