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.
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.
This smart dustbin with built-in suction for dirt and debris changes the way you take things to the trash
With the CH4 wearable, now on Kickstarter, the quantified-self movement may have just jumped the shark. Or perhaps flatulence truly is a data gold mine.
The privately held music streaming service is said to be courting Goldman Sachs and others in a $400 million dollar fundraising round.
Starbucks is rolling out a new S'mores Frappuccino, and the calorie-laden beverage can be paired with a new cookie straw so you can satisfy your sweet tooth, times 100.
Indiegogo joins another site in taking down a fundraising page for Michael Slager, who has been arrested for fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back.
There's a serious disturbance in the Force on the set of "Downton Abbey," and this time, it's not just another one of Lady Edith's moods.
In an effort to bring some bling to the sciences, a medical student plans to use biological images to make a line of striking fitness apparel.
The company is offering everything from car marketing services to using a crowdfunding platform through its eBay-like retail site Taobao to allow business owners to raise capital from the site's users.