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2014-04-03 16:23:10

Audiokite Research leverages crowdsourcing technology to bring valuable data to any musician NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Monday, a new startup offering song-specific research reports to independent musicians and labels opened its doors to the public. Audiokite Research, in private development for the past several months, uses crowdsourcing technology to provide insight into a song's commercial viability, synch licensing potential, quality of individual track...

2014-04-02 23:31:38

Mobile app enables fans, family, spectators and first responders to capture and share photos and videos in real time to enhance Race Safety. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Today, VizSAFE, the first community safety social network announced updates to their mobile crowdsourcing platform in time to enhance safety and awareness at the 118th Annual Boston Marathon. VizSAFE’s mobile App and website, like other social media, is free and empowers the “crowd” to capture and map photos or...

2014-04-02 20:21:36

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XU Magazine, run by Xero users - for Xero users, is the independent magazine being made possible only by the generous pledges from Xero fans. The magazine, to be delivered worldwide, is aimed at the ever growing 250,000+ community of the online accounting software provider Xero (XRO). In only one week, XU Magazine's campaign raised just over 50% of the funding goal required to bring the magazine to life and make it a reality. This...

2014-04-02 08:38:54

Leading Software Maniacs has started a Kickstarter funding drive to create the U CAN PROGRAM eLearning course that will teach anyone to learn how to program their first app in under a week. SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ken Whitaker, of Leading Software Maniacs, announces an innovative online training course to be funded through Kickstarter, http://www.Kickstarter.com, starting immediately on April 2, 2014 and ending May 1, 2014. The minimum total funding goal of...

2014-03-31 23:24:38

Fantasy fans continue to visit the Kickstarter campaign to pre-order the story, the collectibles and more. Las Vegas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 After an eventful first weekend on Kickstarter, Imagined Interprises Inc.’s release of the first-ever full version of Larry Elmore’s SnarfQuest continues. Fantasy fans are invited to back the project, as it offers an array of collectibles inspired by the original story that captivated so many. The full black and white version of the original...

2014-03-28 08:25:27

Padberg to Lead Mobile Crowdsourcing Community Growth and Company Expansion into Global B2B and B2C Markets NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoopshot, the world's leading mobile platform for photo and video crowdsourced content, announced today that Nancy Shonka Padberg has been named Vice President of Global Marketing. An accomplished, disciplined marketing and sales executive, Padberg will lead efforts to expand Scoopshot's ever-growing mobile community. She will also...

2014-03-26 23:02:24

The Web Platform that Connects Travelers and Locals Engages Indiegogo Crowdfunding to Raise Remaining Budget to Build an Optimum User Experience San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 My7Lives (M7L), a web platform that connects travelers who seek authentic experiences with locals, today announced the launch of the My7Lives Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign: Adventure Goes Social. M7L allows local people, who possess skills and knowledge that could be a valuable experience for travelers,...

2014-03-26 20:21:10

Latest Venture from iStockphoto to Honor Photographers with Awards Show VICTORIA, British Columbia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stocksy United, a photo licensing coop, celebrated its one year anniversary today by announcing impressive growth, profitability and the appointment of a new CEO, Brianna Wettlaufer and CTO, Richard Brown. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/CG91237 With its launch Stocksy created the "authentic movement" in the world of stock photography...

2014-03-25 23:26:15

World leader in crowdsourced rankings, Ranker.com, responds to accelerated growth and expands its HQ to brand new office space. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ranker.com, the world leader of crowdsourced rankings of everything, announced today that it is moving its corporate headquarters - taking over the 5th floor of their current Los Angeles high-rise at 6420 Wilshire Blvd. Ranker.com, now a Quantcast Top 200 US Website, has been growing quite rapidly in the past six months,...

2014-03-23 23:03:20

Supporters of the DTSJ.INFO IndieGoGo Campaign will enjoy a private dinner with Al Alcorn, Daniel Kottke, Lee Felsenstein, Dan Sokol, and Captain Crunch. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 The DTSJ.INFO IndieGoGo Campaign has announced that the inventor of Pong and co-founder of Atari Al Alcorn, leader of the Homebrew Computer Club and personal computing pioneer Lee Felsenstein, Steve Jobs’ Reed college friend Daniel Kottke, the world's first software pirate Dan Sokol, and the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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