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T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle the bogus bill cramming lawsuit by the FTCThe Next DigitT-Mobile has agreed to pay $90 million as the settlement for the lawsuit filed against the “un-carrier” by the US Federal Trade Commission. If the courts approve this settlement, T-Mobile will have to pay $4.5 million to the FCC as well as $18 million as fines …T-Mobile paying $90M to settle FTC mobile cramming lawsuitInferseT-Mobile to Refund Customers $90 Million for Scam Bill Charges; Sprint Facing …Latino PostT-Mobile to...

Wildrose staff layoffs prompt crowdfunding campaignCBC.caA crowdfunding website is raising money for some Alberta Wildrose caucus staff who have lost their jobs since their leader and eight others crossed over to the Progressive Conservatives. ANALYSIS | What could Wildrose’s Danielle Smith possibly have …Alberta councillor starts crowdfunding campaign for Wildrose staffersCTV NewsWildrose staff get crowdfunding help after floor-crossing leads to pre …The Globe and Mail‘Wildrose For Wildrose’ Crowdfunding...

From the Moon to mongooses, crowdfunding rescues science researchThe GuardianNow worth more than £3bn worldwide, the crowdfunding industry involves the raising of money for a project or venture by appeals on the internet. In the past, many appeals raised funds for local projects – repairs for schools or parks – but now the …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Amazon Fire Phone Follow-Up Coming in 2016 as Present Version Gets UpdateModern ReadersAmazon Fire Phone Follow-Up Coming in 2016 as Present Version Gets Update Amazon just won’t give up on the Fire Phone, despite the device’s obvious failure in the market and the millions of dollars the company lost due to that failure. According to a new …New version of Amazon Fire Phone not coming next yearDelhi Daily NewsAmazon Fire Phone Gets Major UpdatesABC NewsA new Amazon Fire phone is in the works, but don’t expect...

Google Cardboard: What is it and what you can do with itDelhi Daily NewsGoogle Cardboard is a simple cardboard cutout that can transform your Android handset into a virtual reality headset. Google cardboard is just a design that you can either purchase as a kit from a manufacturer or you can use it to make your own. It makes use …Explore Street View With Google CardboardPC MagazineYou can now explore Google Street View with virtual realityMashableHow Google Cardboard is going to democratize VR everywhereSlashGearCNET -Tom’s...

Crowd funding firm denies links with STALKER Apocalypse studioPC GamerIt came to light last week that West Games, the developer behind the dodgy-looking Areal Kickstarter, is taking another run at crowdfunding with an even more blatant trade on the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. name: STALKER Apocalypse. This time seeking $600,000 in … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Google files lawsuit against Mississippi attorney general to block subpoenaCNETThe search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi’s Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an “unjustified attack” that violates federal law. by Richard Nieva · @richardjnieva; 19 December 2014 9:45 pm GMT. comments. 0.Sorry Google, This Isn’t About SOPA, It’s About YouHuffington PostGoogle Files Suit Against Mississippi Attorney GeneralNew York TimesGoogle sues to stop Hollywood threatsCNNMoneyMediaPost...

Broker-Dealers and CrowdfundingCrowdfunding BeatThe most challenging legal question in Title II Crowdfunding is who is required to be a broker-dealer and under what circumstances. The question is most acute for the officers of an issuer, those who direct the issuer’s activities and put the offerings … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Blackberry shares fall on mixed earningsUSA TODAYShares of struggling smartphone maker Blackberry (BBRY) fell in Friday trading after the company surprised Wall Street with a small third-quarter profit but missed expectations on sales. Blackberry shares were down 1.69% at $9.90 in afternoon trading, …Blackberry misses expectations as sales stallBBC NewsPitch Black: New BlackBerry Classic is aimed at the old-schoolThe RegisterBlackBerry: The Drowning Man Of Mobile (BBRY)Seeking AlphaMarketWatch -The Guardian -The Times (subscription)all...

Bitcoin Comic Goes on Sale Following Successful CrowdfundingCoinDeskFollowing a successful crowdsale, the English version of crypto-focused comic book Bitcoin: The Hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto has now gone on sale. The book, which was launched at CoinSummit in London back in July, was created by Alex Preukschat and …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Private Moon-Drilling Mission Raises Over $1 Million via CrowdfundingSpace.comAn ambitious private space exploration project that aims to land a moon-drilling probe on the lunar surface by 2024 now has the money it needs, thanks to a crowdfunding effort that raised more than $1 million for the mission. The novel Lunar Mission …Lunar Mission One hits crowdfunding goal, heading into next phase of …BlastrLunar Mission One Set to Voyage to the Moon After Successfully Crowdfunding …Crowdfund InsiderA Crazy British Plan...

Android gives Google a search monopoly? Not so fast, says judgeThe RegisterA US District Court judge has cast doubt on an antitrust lawsuit filed against Google, describing the damages sought as “speculative.” The class-action suit filed earlier this year alleges that Google engages in illegal anti-competitive behavior by requiring …Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android – sourcesReutersGoogle to go straight into car with next Android: SourcesCNBCGoogle Antitrust Lawsuit Is Too Vague:...

Google Maps Gets Virtual Reality SupportTom’s GuideGoogle Maps’ first-person Street View is a natural fit for virtual reality, and the two have finally come together for anyone with an Android phone and some cardboard. The Android version of Google’s popular navigation app now has a VR mode, allowing …Google Maps for Android has a VR mode, thanks to Google CardboardGigaomAndroid users can view Google Street View in virtual realityShiny ShinyGoogle Street View Gets Virtual Reality ModeUbergizmo (blog)Saudi...

Cadillac virtual mirror improves visionCNETCadillac announces today that its new CT6 model, due out next year, will incorporate a virtual rearview mirror, increasing rear visibility by 300 percent. by Wayne Cunningham · @way4ne; December 18, 2014 12:01 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.Cadillac To Debut New High Tech, High Vision Rear-View MirrorCBS LocalCadillac reveals digital rear-view mirror for CT6 luxe-sedanSlashGearCadillac will offer streaming rearview video on 2016 CT6Detroit Free PressThe Detroit News -Automotive...

2015 Crowdfunding Trends: Mergers, Acquisitions & Extensive CollaborationsCrowdfund InsiderThe crowdfunding industry in 2014 has experienced immense growth. In the last three years crowdfunding has tripled according to Clearity, and according to NESTA the growth percentage even was an amazing 400%. The expectations of a $10 billion … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Sci-Fi Writer Signs On As ‘Chief Futurist’ For Secretive StartupBooktrade.infoNeal Stephenson has announced that he will be joining the startup Magic Leap as the company’s “chief futurist.” While the company itself remains something of a mystery, the Wall Street Journal reports that “the startup is developing its own eyeglasses-like …and more …read more From:: Tech News By Google News ...

BlackBerry Classic Pushes All the Old ButtonsTom’s GuideBlackBerry is going back to what it knows best. Featuring the trademark physical keyboard and trackpad, the aptly-named BlackBerry Classic is sort of a greatest-hits device from a company looking to reconnect with its core customer base. Available through …BlackBerry Classic Harks Back to Bold 9900 to Lure Business LoyalistseWeekBlackBerry Launches the BlackBerry Classic in SingaporeMarketWatchBlackBerry Launches Classic in Last-Ditch EffortABC NewsFinancial Expressall...

The Top 10 Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2014ForbesIt was a banner year of growth for the crowdfunding industry in 2014 as several record-setting rewards-based and equity-based crowdfunding campaigns took place. Each year the bar continues to rise, as the overall crowdfunding industry is estimated to …Raising More Than $750K In Hardware CrowdfundingTechCrunchall 2 news articles …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Crowd-Funding Gets WackyNew York TimesThe crowdfunding site, on which creators and entrepreneurs appeal to the Internet public to help fund various projects in exchange for special contributors-only perks, has always been a home to seemingly silly ventures. For instance, more than $67,000 … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Blackberry Classic goes ‘back to company’s roots’BBC NewsThe device has a full “Qwerty” keyboard, resembling the design which made Blackberry a market leader before it was overtaken by competitors. Analysts said the firm was going “back to its roots” in order to appeal to business customers. But some warned that …BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effortBusinessweekBlackBerry Classic arrives touting what’s old is new againZDNetEverything BlackBerry announced today, in one...

ICANN data compromised in spearphishing attackPCWorldA so-called spearphishing attack on ICANN has compromised the email credentials of several ICANN staff members and allowed the attacker access to user information, including email and postal addresses. The targeted phishing attack also allowed the …ICANN hackers sniff around global DNS root zone systemThe RegisterICANN falls for spear phishing attackZDNetICANN systems compromised through phishing attackDomain Name Newsall 9 news articles …read more From:: Tech...

Invest4Justice Peer-to-Peer Litigation Crowdfunding; Enabling Equal Access to …Crowdfund InsiderBy combining third-party litigation funding and peer-to-peer crowdfunding through a network that connects lawyers, individual investors, and litigants, and providing users with tools to assess the merits of a case while preserving confidentiality …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Crowdfunding Yields Nearly $500K for Family of NJ Native, 2 Sons Killed in …NBC 10 PhiladelphiaA fundraiser is being held in Ocean County, New Jersey for the family of Marie Gemmell who died, along with her two young sons, when a private plane crashed into their home in Maryland. Gemmell grew up in Ocean County and is survived by her husband …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

BUSINESS WIRE: Apple wins class-action iPod trialFredericksburg.com—After just a few hours of deliberation, a jury in California has found in favor of Apple in a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over the price of its iPod music players. The eight-member jury in U.S. District Court rejected a claim by attorneys for consumers and …8 Jurors Ruled in Favor of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in iPod Antitrust TrialBenchmark MonitorApple Wins Decade-Old iTunes SuitNew York TimesApple wins lawsuit over iPodLongview News-JournalThe Recorder...

Instagram 6.4.0 update brings five new filtersIslamabad Globeınstagram is the biggest photo sharing application in the world.Nowadays instagram updated its versions to 6.4.0 and created 5 more new filters to source more intelligent and attractive performance for users.There are many addicted users about filters at …Instagram adds first new filters since 2012AfterDawnInstagram launches five new filtersSFGate (blog)New Instagram App update offers up five new filtersPhones ReviewPC Magazine -ABC News -PCWorldall 103 news articles ...

How Microsoft’s battle with the Justice Department could reshape privacy lawsChristian Science MonitorFor Microsoft and other US tech companies, a lawsuit over e-mails stored in Dublin is an important test case to demonstrate their willingness and ability to guard customer data from government prying in a post Snowden-era.Tech Giants Back Microsoft in Overseas Email FightPC MagazineMicrosoft, rivals square up to US govt on cloud data snatchThe RegisterWhy Microsoft, Apple, Fox News and NPR Are Suddenly Working TogetherTIMEPCWorld...

Facebook Follows Google as Dutch Watchdog Probes PrivacyBusinessweekFacebook Inc. (FB:US) followed Google Inc. (GOOGL:US) onto the Dutch privacy regulator’s radar after the watchdog announced a probe into the social network’s revamped policy for handling user’s photos and data. Facebook’s changes to its policy from Jan.Google Faces $19M Fine Over Privacy PolicyPC MagazineDutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffedPCWorldGoogle faces €15m fine for Netherlands privacy violationsInquirerBBC...

Crowdfunding turns tiny Canadian firms into booming businessesCTV NewsFreire had some concerns about competing with countless other drone products on Indiegogo and rival crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, including many that were very early in their development stages. But he was confident that the Indiegogo community …How crowdfunding turned 3 tiny Canadian companies into booming businessesGlobalnews.caCrowdfunding turned these tiny Canadian startups into booming businesses in …Financial Postall 4 news articles ...

TechCrunch‘s Sarah Perez penned a blog post about the Sony Hack issue that was a rejoinder to Aaron Sorkin’s missive in the New York Times, and reminded me of a lesson I learned 14 years ago. During the time I worked to bring the 2005 Super Bowl to Oakland,between 1999 and 2001, and as a consultant to The City Of Oakland, then Oakland Mayor, now California Governor Jerry Brown didn’t make life easy for me, repeatedly stonewalling me from meeting with him. That, as my Super Bowl Bid counterparts enjoyed regular access...

UT football players use crowdfunding site VOLstarter to help with educational tripWATE-TVIt’s a crowdfunding website that helps students raise money for various educational and volunteer projects. UT football players Justin Worley and Matt Darr are using it to help raise money for students to go on an educational trip to the Super Bowl … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Microsoft whips out real-time translator for Skype callsThe RegisterMicrosoft has rolled out a public preview of Skype Translator, its long-ballyhooed service that provides Star Trek–style real-time translation for voice calls and online chats. “We’ve invested in speech recognition, automatic translation and machine learning …Skype Translator breaks through the language barrierCNETCorporate WatchDAWN.comHow Skype Will Let You Talk With (Almost) Anyone in the WorldABC NewsChristian Science Monitor -TIME -Ubergizmo...

Sony Received $7 Billion Financing Proposal, E-Mails ShowBloombergSony Corp. (6758)’s entertainment unit was approached over a potential $7 billion financing offer from a group it believed was linked to princes from the Middle East, according to documents released by hackers who broke into the company’s computers.Sony hackers dump more chunks of stolen data, promise another ‘Christmas gift’The RegisterSony Said to Learn Last Year About Large Network-Security BreachBusinessweekCyber Attack Notification And...

Crowdfunding Idiots Want To Hijack SerialGizmodoSerial is ending this week—but not without a crowdfunding campaign trying to glom itself onto the podcast’s popularity first. “CrowdSolve – CrowdSourcing Adnan’s Investigation” is the logical convergence of online vigilante justice and dumb …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Gaza Tech Hub Finds Success In International CrowdfundingNPR (blog)People in Gaza are getting impatient with the slow pace of rebuilding. International donors pledged $5.4 billion to help, but little of the money has made it to Gaza yet. A Gaza tech startup accelerator has gone a different route — international …Gaza tech incubator finds success in international crowdfunding89.3 KPCCall 25 news articles …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News ...

Anonymous reaps revenge on Pirate Bay-killing SwedesInquirerANONYMOUS HACKERS have taken out their frustration about The Pirate Bay site being down on the Swedish government, while a former rival tracker has restarted a version of the torrent site. Isohunt, another popular torrent tracker, has launched …Pirate Bay resurrected by fellow torrent site IsoHuntMashableDon’t Trust the Pirate Bay PosersGizmodoPirate Bay resurrected by rival, as hackers leak government emails in response …The IndependentBBC News -The Guardian...