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Bloxvox's Voice-Dampening Device Gives Users Privacy During Calls

BLOXVOX'S VOICE-DAMPENING DEVICE GIVES USERS PRIVACY DURING CALLS

Many people who spend a significant amount of time on the phone at work use headphones or a headset so they can go hands-free during...

A company that raised over $5 million through crowdfunding has shut down, and nearly everyone who paid for its $200 headphones lost their money

A COMPANY THAT RAISED OVER $5 MILLION THROUGH CROWDFUNDING HAS SHUT DOWN, AND NEARLY EVERYONE WHO PAID FOR ITS $200 HEADPHONES LOST THEIR MONEY

A high-tech headphone company, Ossic, raised nearly $6 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo to build headphones with surround sound. It...

 
 
 
OSSIC X 3D audio headphone dream is no more

OSSIC X 3D AUDIO HEADPHONE DREAM IS NO MORE

Crowdfunding is always a risky venture, both for the creators as well as the backers. Being successfully funded, even raising three...

Crowdfunded 3D headphone startup Ossic closes its doors

CROWDFUNDED 3D HEADPHONE STARTUP OSSIC CLOSES ITS DOORS

It's a sad time if you're a fan of 3D audio. Ossic, a startup that crowdfunded a pair of headphones that personalized 3D sound for...

 
 
 
Pomera e-ink ultra-portable typewriter targets the US market

POMERA E-INK ULTRA-PORTABLE TYPEWRITER TARGETS THE US MARKET

A Japanese company is hoping to launch an e-ink portable typewriter in the US market, a model called Pomera. The typewriter resembles...

The River Bank is portable power for all your devices and it can even go on a plane

THE RIVER BANK IS PORTABLE POWER FOR ALL YOUR DEVICES AND IT CAN EVEN GO ON A PLANE

EcoFlow burst onto the scene last year with a $1 million crowdfunding campaign for its portable and, fresh from announcing $4 million...

 
 
 
Swery's The Good Life Kickstarter has reached its funding goal

SWERY'S THE GOOD LIFE KICKSTARTER HAS REACHED ITS FUNDING GOAL

It looked scarily tight for a little bit there, but Hidetaka Suehiro's latest game has been funded on Kickstarter with a little over...

Deadly Premonition Creator's Pet-Themed Mystery Hits Kickstarter Goal

DEADLY PREMONITION CREATOR'S PET-THEMED MYSTERY HITS KICKSTARTER GOAL

Hidetaka Suehiro, better known among fans as Swery65, has been having a rough few months. When his cat-based murder mystery game, The...

 
 
 
Here's Where You Can Pre-Order The Atari VCS

HERE'S WHERE YOU CAN PRE-ORDER THE ATARI VCS

Atari is serious about getting back into the console race with its new Atari VCS. The crowdfunded device will run both older and newer...

Pillars of Eternity 2 PAX East 2018 Preview: A Deep Dive into the Treacherous Waters of the Deadfire Archipelago

PILLARS OF ETERNITY 2 PAX EAST 2018 PREVIEW: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE TREACHEROUS WATERS OF THE DEADFIRE ARCHIPELAGO

Inspired by the Infinity Engine games by Bioware and Black Isle Studios, Pillars of Eternity is a rich fantasy RPG largely crowdfunded...

 
 
 
Crowdfunders want to buy billionaire Elon Musk a better sofa

CROWDFUNDERS WANT TO BUY BILLIONAIRE ELON MUSK A BETTER SOFA

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'Shenmue' I & II return on PS4, Xbox One and PC this year

'SHENMUE' I & II RETURN ON PS4, XBOX ONE AND PC THIS YEAR

Die-hard Shenmue fans don't just have the crowdfunded Shenmue III to look forward to anymore. Tonight at the Sega Fest event, Sega...

 
 
 
Can Toys 'R' Us be saved? Billionaire businessman makes bid for struggling retailer

CAN TOYS 'R' US BE SAVED? BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN MAKES BID FOR STRUGGLING RETAILER

Last month, Larian launched a crowdfunding campaign to save the toy retailer.

GoFundMe Buys YouCaring

GOFUNDME BUYS YOUCARING

Redwood City- and San Diego-based online crowdfunding site GoFundMe announced Tuesday afternoon that it has acquired Redding, California-based...

 
 
 
Arbtr wants to create an anti-feed where users can only share one thing at a time

ARBTR WANTS TO CREATE AN ANTI-FEED WHERE USERS CAN ONLY SHARE ONE THING AT A TIME

At a time when the models of traditional social networks are being questioned, it's more important than ever to experiment with alternatives....

Giant Jabba's Sail Barge Star Wars Toy Fully Backed on HasLab

GIANT JABBA'S SAIL BARGE STAR WARS TOY FULLY BACKED ON HASLAB

Hasbro's crowdfunding project to make a massive toy replica of Jabba's Sail Barge from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi has earned the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Stormy Daniels Is Raising a Whole Lotta Cash For Her Trump Lawsuit

STORMY DANIELS IS RAISING A WHOLE LOTTA CASH FOR HER TRUMP LAWSUIT

As the battle between Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen / President Trump continues, the porn star has raked up quite a bit of dough...

This Swiss watch startup met its crowdfunding goal in 34 minutes - here's why people love it

THIS SWISS WATCH STARTUP MET ITS CROWDFUNDING GOAL IN 34 MINUTES - HERE'S WHY PEOPLE LOVE IT

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...