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2014-06-17 08:27:00

Over 100 Scoopshot Users to be Paid for Capturing Soccer Spirit NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoopshot the global leader in crowdsourced, mobile photo and video content, announced that the company will issue 18 photo assignments (tasks) to honor the soccer tournament taking place in Brazil. The tasks will be available to over 535,000 global Scoopshooters from 177 countries. More than 100 Scoopshooters will earn cash for photos and videos that best capture the soccer...

2014-06-16 23:02:07

600,000 users to migrate to DesignCrowd San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 DesignCrowd, the global crowdsourcing marketplace for design work, has acquired Worth1000, a creative contest platform home to more than 600,000 users. Worth1000 is a graphic design community and creative content marketplace whose 600,000 members include graphic designers, customers, writers, photographers and illustrators. The migration process of Worth1000’s users has begun, and DesignCrowd’s user base...

2014-06-16 18:04:37

SAGE Publications Citizen reporters are increasingly getting stories out of remote areas of Syria, which are difficult for traditional media to reach during the conflict, according to data collated for Index on Censorship magazine. It showed more reports were coming from citizen journalists than traditional media, in all areas of the country, with the exception of Homs. Index on Censorship magazine worked with Syria Tracker, the independent news tracker, which has scanned 160,000...

2014-06-13 23:01:43

Innovative 360º Camera Attracts More Than 3,000 Backers to Help Build the Industry’s First True 360º, HD Camera Lille, France (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 GIROPTIC today announced that the Kickstarter campaign for 360cam, its innovative 360º, high-definition camera, has raised more than $1,000,000 in less than 30 days and from more than 3,000 backers. After reaching its initial goal in the first 24 hours, the 360cam is now one of the two top most funded tech campaigns in...

2014-06-10 23:14:45

The groundbreaking film by Moving Flicks, "The Anatomy of a Great Deception" follows one man's search for truth, while coping with the findings of his own 9/11 investigation. The "docu-thriller's" crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo gained significant momentum in its first week toward raising $50,000 for the film's promotion. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Documentary filmmaker David Hooper deals with the findings of his own investigation into several...

2014-06-09 23:01:06

The KOR-FX Gaming Vest uses award-winning 4DFX technology that transforms audio into acousto-haptic signals which allow gamers to feel their games or media. Cambridge, M.A. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Immerz, Inc., an award-winning developer of cutting edge products and technologies, today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its KOR-FX Gaming Vest. The wireless KOR-FX Gaming Vest has proprietary acousto-haptic 4DFX technology to transform game audio into pinpoint high-definition...

2014-06-09 12:25:45

Audiovisual band is counting on fans to help launch its worldwide tour. LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Killers is a band like no other, combining a hard-driving sound with innovative audiovisual effects that excite and amaze. To date, most of their outrageous performances have only been seen on-line but they are taking their show on the road this summer and are hoping to extend the tour into 2015. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140609/105958Photo -...

2014-06-07 23:02:46

Eco-innovation company, SpaTap, bring their hygiene and lifesaving project to Kickstarter. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 SpaTap is an eco-friendly shower and hand washing device that attaches to plastic bottles filled with water, producing a flow-controllable, water-saving wash anywhere. The SpaTap Company have created sleek and functional prototypes and tested them in outback Australia with great success. However, “As a start-up, our self-financing limit has been reached,” says Stuart...

2014-06-04 08:41:21

CPG Companies to Benefit from Local, Real-Time Intelligence and On-the-Ground Resources Combined with Science-Based, Out-of-Stock Alerting -- Ensuring the Right Product is on the Right Shelf at the Right Time MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi), a global provider of cloud-based, Big Data analytics and real-time intelligence for the consumer products industry, today announced it has selected Gigwalk, the local visibility...

kickstarter simplifies rules
2014-06-04 04:33:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Kickstarter could be looking to kick it up a notch. On Tuesday the crowdfunding site announced that it had changed its rules in order to make it easier for would-be entrepreneurs to get "started" with projects. This follows the 2012 decision that cracked down on hardware products that were only in the "development" stage – as a way to avoid confusion for backers that they were funding a potential product not one ready to ship out the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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