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School fund-raising apps and websites

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.

By September 3, 2014

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Kickstarter to drill the moon's south pole is raising crazy cash

Lunar Mission One wants to bury a time capsule deep below the surface of the bottom of the moon, and it's asking the public to foot the bill. So far, humanity seems willing to chip in.

By November 19, 2014

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Sign-language translator uses gesture-sensing technology

A team of deaf entrepreneurs is developing software to bridge the communication gap between hearing and hearing-impaired people.

By October 31, 2014

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Stormtrooper hikes across Australia and faces a croc for charity

Cane toads, soaring temperatures and a giant crocodile -- one Star Wars fan is braving it all on a 15,000-kilometre hike around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour, all to give his local children's hospital a new hope.

By November 11, 2014

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Dorian Nakamoto solicits donations to sue Newsweek

Fundraising page for man identified by the magazine as Bitcoin's creator says magazine's report was "reckless" and caused chaos for his family.

By October 13, 2014

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Air Umbrella holds off the rain with a force field of air

Now fundraising on Kickstarter, the Air Umbrella promises to do away with those pesky metal ribs in favor of a dome of jetted air.

By October 13, 2014

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Torch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutter

Crave writer Michael Franco catches up with one of the creators of the Origami laser cutter, now blasting through a campaign on Kickstarter.

By October 22, 2014

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Tablet stylus maker Adonit expanding into software

Next year, the 180-person company plans to sell software along with its Jot hardware. It won't compete with existing partners like Adobe, though.

By October 16, 2014

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This Mason-jar radio picks up just one station

The Public Radio on Kickstarter comes pre-tuned to pick up a single station. You can choose the station, but it's geared for fans of "All Things Considered" and "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"

By October 7, 2014

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Reddit gets $50 million in funding, will share bounty with community

In true Reddit fashion, the social news site says it will share 10 percent of equity from the Series B funding round with its community members.

By September 30, 2014