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Paypal no longer protects crowd-funding payments

Although sites like Kickstarter accept credit and debit card payments for campaigns, Paypal has always proved a popular route since it offered some measure of protection for users. Not any more though, as the site has announced that after the end of June this year, payments made through crowd funding …

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John McAfee wants to kill remembering passwords with digital key

Passwords are problematic for many reasons. You know that, I know that, and John McAfee certainly knows it; digital security has been a major part of his presidential campaign after all. Perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising then that he wants to kill them off: with EveryKey, a BlueTooth connected device that decrypts …

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Could smart cameras be the solution to privacy woes?

As much as having a camera set up can be great for security, in that it can record anyone breaking into your property, in an age of wireless updates and web clients, there’s also the possibility that it will be hacked and its footage or feeds viewed by governments or …

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Crowd funding will surpass venture capital by 2016

If there is any indication that crowd funding has the potential to disrupt the world’s economies, it’s this. If current trends continue, crowd funding is going to provide more investment to businesses and projects in 2016 than venture capitalists will. That could have a real impact on how companies pitch …

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Indiegogo to launch Patreon style service

Indiegogo is looking to take on Patreon with its own consistent crowd funding service, which will reportedly be called ‘Forever Funding’. These new campaigns will allow content creators to to receive a continuous stream of money for their work, rather than having to resort to temporary crowd funding methods. A source …

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Help charity, play games with Will Ferrell

Despite all the hate that most of the gaming press has been heaping on its readers as of late, in some sort of strange instance of chastising the hand that feeds it, gamers aren’t actually a bunch of misogynistic, hateful, basement dwellers. In-fact, a vast majority are well adjusted adults …

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How hard can you punch?

Ever since I watched Rocky IV back in my early teens, where Ivan Drago grunts his way through a montage and continually increases his punching power by swinging away against that big bank of LEDs the Soviets apparently used to track it, I’ve wanted to know how hard I can …

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Paypal releases Indiegogo campaign’s funds

Once again the internet’s ability to bring like minded people together to help fight injustice has been proven. Just yesterday we reported on how Paypal had frozen the account of Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm developers, after they withdrew half of their Indiegogo raised funds, with the online-loan-shark suggesting that it …

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