As the school year begins so does the fund-raising that helps supplement school budgets. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps and websites for engaging families and collecting money.
Move over, Pebble, your reign is done. The Coolest Cooler rides a blender-induced wave to more than $10.5 million in crowdfunding.
The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.
Kickstarter backers really, really want to fill 100 water balloons in a minute. They express their joy by pouring money into an entertaining water-balloon gadget project.
The gore-loving rocker is making a movie about murderous clowns, and you can get involved if you've got enough cash.
Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.
Buried within this Kickstarter campaign is the product iPhone users really want: a MagSafe-style charging cable.
The Indiegogo project is already funded, but don't let that stop you from backing this convenient, money-saving gizmo.
Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.
Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.