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Fake News Busting Site Snopes Crowdfunding For Survival

The popular myth- and fake news-busting website Snopes is now crowdfunding in order to, apparently, fend off a hostile takeover by its web host. The GoFundMe page says that “vendor will not acknowledge the change in contractual status and continues … Continue reading

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Real Or Hoax?

The mysterious Wall Street Journal advertisement for Moore’s Law Battery invited a select group of Fortune 500 and venture capital potential investors to a meeting in March, which has now been postponed until April. Although some scientists reject the theory … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Myths Explained (Sort Of)

IndieGoGo has published its “Top 10 Myths About Crowdfunding,” trying to debunk a number of recent criticisms. Because most campaigns do not reach their funding goal, IGG explains that this isn’t failure, it’s a learning experience. While its been proven … Continue reading

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