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This Yoga-in-Schools Program Just Raised $31000 in CrowdfundingGOOD MagazineWhen Erin Lila Wilson started teaching yoga in 2005, her clientele ranged from seniors to cancer patients to young children. Who was left out of the mix? Teenagers, partly because Wilson worried that the group would bring attitude into class. Yet … …read more Source:: This Yoga-in-Schools Program Just Raised $31000 in Crowdfunding – GOOD Magazine ...

Crowdfunding Authors’ Books Could Save PublishingForbesBook publishers continue to struggle with taking their business model online, but is the answer to crowdfund authors’ book ideas? One company thinks so, successfully using the crowd to fund more than £1m worth of book projects. Dan Kieran, the CEO and … …read more Source:: Crowdfunding Authors' Books Could Save Publishing – Forbes ...

Basis Peak Fitness Tracker Adds Smartwatch-like NotificationsTom’s GuideBasis, the company whose wrist-based heart rate monitor proved so compelling that the company was acquired by Intel, today announced their second generation product, the Basis Peak. This device is slimmer and lighter than the original, and adds some …Basis reveals Peak, a $200 fitness tracker with the mind of a smartwtachDigital TrendsIntel Continues Push Into Wearables, Unveils Basis Peak Fitness TrackerTheStreet.comIntel’s Basis Launches ‘Peak’...

Aluminum F-150 Will Have Improved Fuel Economy, Ford ConfirmsWall Street JournalThe final figures from the Environmental Protection Agency haven’t been released, but Ford began telling media of the expected improvements this week. Since announcing the daring investment in an all-aluminum truck, Ford has been quiet about the …Ford’s all-new F-150 trucks win towing and hauling warsLos Angeles Times2015 Ford F-150 claims towing, payload titlesFox NewsAluminum key to fuel savings for Ford F-150Fleet OwnerCar and Driver...

Crowdfunding effort for suspect cut short due to threatening postsWTOPThe crowdsourced fund will assist Jesse Matthew with the costs of his legal defense including court costs, attorney fees, expert witness fees and investigator fees, according to a post on Fund Razr. (AP) …and more …read more Source:: Crowdfunding effort for suspect cut short due to threatening posts – WTOP ...

Apple clears regulatory approval to sell iPhone 6 in ChinaCNETChinese authorities issue license to Apple allowing the latest version of its device to be used on the country’s wireless network in the world’s largest smartphone market. by Charles Cooper · @coopeydoop; September 29, 2014 7:57 PM PDT. comments. 0.China Approves Sale of Apple’s iPhone 6Wall Street JournalNew iPhones to be launched in China on October 10: ReportsZDNetChina regulator approves Apple’s iPhone 6 for sale in ChinaReuters UKChristian...

Microsoft Planning To Open Flagship Store In ManhattanCapital OTCMicrosoft Corporation has been working overtime to get a foothold in the retail market so that it could push its Xbox and mobile more aggressively. It seems that Microsoft has pulled out all the plugs and ready to go big. David Porter, corporate vice president for …Microsoft to Open Flagship Store in New York CityKMBZMicrosoft To Build NYC Flagship Store Five Minutes Away From Apple’s, New …GamenguideMicrosoft Set To Open Flagship Store In ManhattanValueWalkBeta...

Crowdfunding Becomes Global PhenomenonForbesLast week, I had the opportunity to visit with Sourabh Sharma, the CEO and Founder of Milaap, a crowdfunding site in India that is using the model created by Kiva, allowing people to invest in micro loans to the poor. Milaap focuses on lending for … …read more Source:: Crowdfunding Becomes Global Phenomenon – Forbes ...

Four ways to keep your backers happy after a crowdfunding campaignChicago TribuneOne of the great outcomes of a crowdfunding campaign is the feedback you receive from backers and the public. Take every opportunity to document this feedback, but also consider how implementing a new feature may impact your timeline, costs and core … …read more Source:: Four ways to keep your backers happy after a crowdfunding campaign – Chicago Tribune ...

It’s official, finally. Microsoft launches Xbox One in ChinaVentureBeatMicrosoft said that it has finally launched its Xbox One video game console in China. That’s a first for Microsoft, since China’s console ban has been in effect for the entire time that Microsoft has been selling Xbox machines. The launch with Chinese partner …Microsoft pips Sony to launch Xbox One in ChinaBBC NewsChina Gets Xbox One TodayUbergizmoXbox One debuts to long lines in China: ‘Monumental day’ for Microsoft, despite...

AT&T offers double data for family plans, but read the fine print carefullyPCWorldAT&T is doubling down on its smartphone data deals, literally. The carrier announced on Sunday that some customers can double the amount of data they receive on Mobile Share Value plans for the same price they’re paying now. A family currently on …AT&T offering to double data on its Mobile Share Value plansTechSpotAT&T Luring Businesses with 30GB Buckets for $130Wireless WeekNew AT&T Mobile Share Value “Double Data”...

Ypsilanti art teacher uses crowdfunding to raise money for classroomThe Ann Arbor NewsEnnis said in a series of emails that she didn’t think turning to crowdfunding was an unconventional one. “The idea was given to me by other teachers, family and friends who wanted to contribute to the success of our program,” she said. “My room had … …read more Source:: Ypsilanti art teacher uses crowdfunding to raise money for classroom – The Ann Arbor News ...

The Drunken Boat uses crowd funding to stay afloatDaily CalifornianA beloved local restaurant is rallying for community support after more than four decades of business. Arlene Giordano and Thomas Cooper opened Le Bateau Ivre, or the Drunken Boat, as a young couple in 1972. Since then, the restaurant has watched the … …read more Source:: The Drunken Boat uses crowd funding to stay afloat – Daily Californian ...

A Glum Sign for Apple in China, as Smuggled iPhones Go BeggingNew York TimesApple’s latest iPhones, hidden in a box of tea and seized by Chinese customs. Gray-market iPhones, once a hot item, are selling poorly on the mainland. Credit China Daily/Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue …China Busts Smugglers of iPhone 6 in ShanghaiABC NewsiPhone 6 smugglers busted in ChinaFOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TVall 82 news articles …read more Source:: A Glum Sign for Apple in China,...

HealthKit Apps hit App Store after iOS 8.0.2 update, iOS.8.0.3 may arrive soonInferseFor some excited iPhone users, the HealthKit platform was going to be something that would forever change the face of mobile fitness tracking, but multiple setbacks prevented on-schedule launch.iOS 8 HealthKit-compatible Apps Hit the App Store [Updated]The Mac ObserverWhen Bad Software Bugs Happen to Good PeopleSlate MagazineApple releases iOS 8.0.2 update to fix a fixThe AustralianRed and Black -Latin Post -The Next Digitall 299 news articles ...

Ypsilanti teachers look to crowdfunding websites for school suppliesHeritage NewspapersIn need of a creative way to make sure that her students were well-prepared for the school year, Conat looked to DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding website specifically for teachers. “Before school started, knowing what was going to happen, I got onto …and more …read more Source:: Ypsilanti teachers look to crowdfunding websites for school supplies – Heritage Newspapers ...

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices bend only under extreme conditionsInferseRecent tests have shown that the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can withstand a whopping 70 pounds of pressure. By Josh Durso on September 28, 2014. Throughout the last week, the internet has been abuzz over claims that the iPhone 6 Plus device that …Apple iOS 8.0.2 fixes sluggish Wi-Fi and Call dropsThe Westside StoryGuess Who’s Back, Apple’s Back! Apple Launches iOS 8.0.2Dumb-OutiOS 8.0.1 Update Reports a lot of Mishaps; Did iOS 8.0.2 Clean...

iPhone 6 data encryption puts NSA in a quandary: US Federal Agencies UnhappyCapital OTCNSA is running for cover right since the Edward Snowden’s explosive revelation. However the latest steps by Apple and Google to start encrypting data by default have almost blinded NSA. The steps by Apple and Google have literally laid bare the Federal …iPhone 6 data encryption puts NSA on the run, disrupts data-gathering activitiesInferseUS security agencies worried over Apple iPhone 6’s encryption technologyDelhi Daily NewsLaw...

US Banks Stand The Risk Of Being ShellshockedDumb-OutTop financial regulators in the United States are warning banks in the country to shore up holes in their software to protect against the Shellshock bug that poses significant security risks involving customer data. Shellshock is the most recent in a slew of …Shellshock bug Bash vulnerability could be worse than Heartbleed, OS X users …Ecumenical NewsQ&A: Experts Warn of Bash Bug, What are the Risks?KSTP.comShellshock Bug: 6 Key FactsInformationWeekSlate Magazine...

Law enforcement grapples with iPhone’s enhanced encryptionDaily DemocratROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Aman as he checks out his iPhone 6 Plus outside the Apple store in Pasadena. The new coding on iPhones is creating problems for those in law enforcement. « 1; ». The software change is a deft way for Apple to underscore …iPhone 6 Encryption Break by US Agencies may Take more than 5 YearsWallStreet OTCUS agencies bothered by iPhone 6 securityDaily DigestWill Apple, NSA and FBI fight over iPhone 6 encryption?The Next DigitThe...

850000: Number of Ford C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ recalled over …Tech TimesFord announces the second air bag-related recall this week after Fiat Chrysler, saying it is calling back up to 850,000 new models of the C-Max, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ. (Photo : Michael Gil). Ford is recalling up to 850,000 new vehicles, including two …Ford recalling nearly 745000 vehicles in US due to airbag glitchMaine NewsEscape Leads 850000 Ford Vehicles Recalled Due to Airbag ProblemModern ReadersFord (NYSE: F) recalls 850000...

New iPhone 6 models will reportedly be available in China in “just a matter of time”Maine News OnlineAccording to a recent Tencent report, Apple’s new iPhone 6 models – the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus – will likely hit the mainland China market in the near future. The new iPhone 6 models were launched by Apple in some countries on …Chinese Smugglers Making Big Bucks on iPhone 6CapitalbergiPhone 6 grey market puts China to shame, says Global TimesWantChinaTimesChina’s gray market...

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Debt vs. Equity (Infographic)Crowdfund Insiderrealtyshares Real estate crowdfunding is booming. The synergies between matching investors with investment opportunities online are incredibly compelling. Real estate is a multi-trillion dollar industry on a global basis and the efficiencies delivered … …read more Source:: Real Estate Crowdfunding: Debt vs. Equity (Infographic) – Crowdfund Insider ...

Comcast is trying to fix its customer service problems (again)FortuneAfter years of customer service complaints, Comcast said Friday it is appointing a new executive to fix the problem. In general, cable companies have a pretty terrible reputation for customer service, and almost any subscriber can readily supply a personal tale …Here’s a to-do list for Comcast’s first ‘customer experience’ execPCWorldComcast, acknowledging problems, acts to reform customer serviceLos Angeles TimesComcast seeks to fix...

Say Hello to Ello, An Ad-Free Alternative to FacebookBusinessweekTo understand the buzz around Ello Inc., consider why Jon Harvey recently signed up for the social network. Harvey, an art director in New York, got an invitation to be part of Ello from a friend two months ago. He quickly registered after hearing that many of …10 things to know about Ello, the ad-free social networkCNETWhat is Ello? And why is it being called the anti-Facebook? (+video)Christian Science MonitorEllo’s Anti-Facebook MomentThe New YorkerFortune...

Facebook killer called Ello gets the timing rightMarketWatchEllo’s thinly veiled rebuke to Facebook: ‘Your social network is owned by advertisers. Every post you share, every friend you make and every link you follow is tracked, recorded and converted into data.’ SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — There has been a …Facebook exodus to Ello after drag queen crackdownMetroThere’s a New Social Network Called ‘Ello’ Creating Quite a BuzzTIMEIs this Ello’s time to shine?Boston GlobePCWorld -Business...

‘Vast majority’ of Mac users safe from Shellshock Bash bug, Apple saysCNETApple says users of its OS X operating system are “safe by default” from the new security vulnerability, which has been described as bigger than Heartbleed. by Luke Westaway · @lukewestaway; 26 September 2014 11:36 am BST. comments. 0. facebook.Web attacks build on Shellshock bugBBC NewsHackers ‘already using Shellshock bug to attack victims’Telegraph.co.ukApple Responds to Shellshock: Majority of Users Are Not at RiskMashableWashington...

UPDATE 2-Hackers exploit ‘Shellshock’ bug with worms in early attacksReuters(Adds link to Reuters video). By Jim Finkle. BOSTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Hackers have begun exploiting the newly identified “Shellshock” computer bug, using fast-moving worm viruses to scan for vulnerable systems and then infect them, researchers warned …Shellshock Bash bug patch is buggy, ‘millions’ of systems under threatRegisterBash bug on Apple, Linux computers leading to attacks, experts sayLos Angeles...

Apple’s IPhone Software Snafu Has Links to Flawed MapsBusinessweekApple Inc. (AAPL:US)’s release of a software update that cut off people’s ability to make calls from their iPhones is linked to another snafu that’s still fresh in people’s minds: the 2012 introduction of a new maps program. The similarities don’t end with the …Apple says bent iPhones are ‘rare’BBC NewsApple takes press on tour of iPhone test facility to address ‘Bend-gate’Apple InsiderApple Offers First...

Misfire! Apple yanks botched iOS 8.0.1 updateCNETUPDATED: Apple has issued a “workaround” for its most recent update to iOS 8 which aimed to fix issues like “unexpected cellular data usage” when receiving text messages. by Shara Tibken · @sharatibken; September 24, 2014 10:25 AM PDT; Updated: …The WIRED iPhone 6 Plus Review: Too Big to Fail, But Not to BendWiredApple CEO Cook Goes From Record Sales to IPhone StumblesBloombergApple tells iPhone 6 users in trouble to revert to iOS 8ComputerworldForbes...

Ford Motor Company (F) Surpassed Its Hiring Pledge with UAW after 14000 HiresStockWise DailyFord Motor Company (NYSE:F) surpassed its pledge to hire 12,000 domestic workers in the next three years and it reached 14,000 after its announcement to add 1,200 jobs in the Kansas City Assembly Plant. In its contract with the United Auto Workers union …Ford Makes Good and Then Some on Hiring Promise, Has Hired 14000 since …Modern Readers1200 new jobs are coming to Ford’s Claycomo plantKMBZIncreasing Demand For Transit Vans...

A New BlackBerry, Eager for ConvertsNew York TimesBlackBerry’s new phone has the size and shape of an actual passport, which the company calls “the international symbol of mobility.” Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page.Under new leadership, BlackBerry unveils Passport smartphoneSFGateBlackBerry Passport smart phone focuses squarely on business usersFox NewsBad Apple: Bending iPhones, disastrous iOS 8 updateCNETNBCNews.com -eWeek -Registerall 767...

Apple Yanks iOS 8.0.1 After Reports of No Cell Service and Other IssuesNBCNews.comApple confirmed Wednesday it pulled its iOS 8.0.1 update amid widespread reports of major issues with the software, including users unable to access cell service or the TouchID fingerprint sensor. “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 …iOS 8.0.1 turns iPhones into iPODS: Can’t make calls, can’t use Touch IDRegisterApple pulls iPhone software updateFinancial TimesApple Pulls iOS Update: Stumbling Start for Hot-Selling...

Blackberry Passport Squares Return to BusinessBloombergSept. 24 (Bloomberg) — Christopher Nicholson of Oraca Independent Equity Research discusses BlackBerry refocusing on business users with its new square-screened Passport smartphone. He speaks with Guy Johnson on “The Pulse.” Please enable …Hip to be square? On its big day, BlackBerry doesn’t want to be an iPhoneThe Globe and MailBlackBerry to launch its latest deviceSurrey LeaderBlackBerry set to launch new smartp…Economic Timesall 291 news articles ...

Samsung Beats IPhone to China With New Galaxy Device This MonthBusinessweekSamsung Electronics Co. (005930) will start selling its big-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in China this month through all three state-run carriers, getting a head start on the Apple Inc. iPhone 6 waiting for government approval. Samsung will sell the Note 4 …Has Apple forced Samsung to release the Galaxy Note 4 early?TechRadar UKChina launch for new Samsung phoneIrish IndependentSamsung Electronics expects jump in handset salesKorea TimesIndia Today...