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Indiegogo tests crowdfunding insurance to give backers peace of mind

Getting money back from crowdfunded failures could get a lot easier if Indiegogo goes ahead with optional insurance plans.

Google finds CDC data, not you, is better at tracking flu

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be used from the current flu season

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Can 'Gundam' fans build a six-story walking robot?

A 18-meter giant Gundam could blow minds by 2019. If they can get it to work, that is.

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Worse than potato salad? 10 of the most ridiculous Kickstarter projects

If you think pledging to help a guy make potato salad is a waste of money, wait until you get a load of these projects that sought backing from the crowd.

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Indiegogo CEO responds to backers demanding refunds for scammy Healbe wristband

In a Friday blog post, co-founder Slava Rubin writes "nurturing a trusted open platform is our top priority," but the Healbe campaign continues apace.

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Move over Veronica Mars: These crowdfunded projects also raked in big bucks

Veronica Mars hits theaters today, thanks to fans who helped fund the movie via Kickstarter. We look at ten other crowdfunding success stories.

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