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Indiegogo launches Life site to fund personal projects

Indiegogo launches Life site to fund personal projects

Crowdfunding sites abound, with Kickstarter and Indiegogo being the two most recognizable of the bunch. Some of the services are welcoming to all types of funding projects, while others are fairly narrow in what can be posted. To lay any confusion about its own service to rest, Indiegogo has launched a new portal called Life that is dedicated specifically to personal projects in whatever form they might be -- funding for medical treatment, social efforts, and more.

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Indiegogo testing insurance feature for backers

Indiegogo testing insurance feature for backers

Here’s a sad little fact you probably know all too well: that crowd-funded thing you like may not actually come to life. Ever. There’s a good chance excitement got the better of you, and you laid down a few bucks based on drawings and a really earnest team behind the project. You like the idea, and want in on the device/whatever from the jump, but you’re taking a risk. A new scheme from Indiegogo offers insurance for your investment, but also holds the team responsible — well, responsible.

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Sonim takes to IndieGoGo to fund XP7 Extreme smartphone

Sonim takes to IndieGoGo to fund XP7 Extreme smartphone

Just days after AT&T made available the XP6, its creators are already coming out with a successor. But instead of appealing to active sports enthusiasts through the usual commercial channels, Sonim has decided to use crowdfunding instead. It is putting up the upcoming Sonim xP7 Extreme on IndieGoGo to help gather money and validation for another smartphone that is trying to strike a name in the rugged mobile device market. But will it be able to gather enough to actually make the product a reality?

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Indiegogo tests crowdfunding campaigns with no time limit

Indiegogo tests crowdfunding campaigns with no time limit

When the crowdfunding era began online, there was an implicit understanding that each campaign would have a limited time to raise money, at which point they’d have to turn around and deliver a product or a service. Now, dismissing said understanding, Indiegogo will be introducing a pilot program in which campaigners can extend their campaign well past their campaign deadline.

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Ubuntu Edge gets price hack to boost Indiegogo pledges

Ubuntu Edge gets price hack to boost Indiegogo pledges

You might remember that dual-booting Linux and Android-powered phone that we discussed last month. It's called the Ubuntu Edge and it's hoping to change the mobile landscape in a big way. However, before it can do that, Canonical needs some funding help in order to produce the phone for the masses, and it seems like pledges are slowing down, for which Canonical is bumping the price down in order to get more people interested.

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Indiegogo grows: UK, Canada, France & Germany

Indiegogo grows: UK, Canada, France & Germany

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo has followed Kickstarter with a global launch, opening the door to local currency use in euros, Canadian dollars, and British pounds, as well as to projects in four new countries. Although Indiegogo had allowed projects from anywhere in the world to be listed, until now the only currency accepted had been US dollars. Now, a simultaneous launch in the UK, Canada, France, and Germany will see the site become far more flexible.

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Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Radar app and stickers hit indiegogo

Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Radar app and stickers hit indiegogo

It would appear that you're about to be able to find every single one of your often-lost objects with an ecosystem that's not to be missed - Stick-N-Find, complete with Bluetooth stickers and a fabulous radar app that works with them to track. This lovely system is currently living in the crowd-funding operation known as indegogo, a place not unlike KickStarter where users are able to pass some cash to start-up groups hoping to get their project off the ground in exchange for a promise that they'll get some of the earliest products produced.

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ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

Using network-attached storage is a good way to make sure that your important data is safe from things like hard drive crashes and security breaches, but what happens when natural disasters hit? Most NAS systems don't protect against water and fire damage, but ioSafe has a new NAS that protects against both of those. The company has introduced the ioSafe N2, which is a fireproof and waterproof NAS, but in order for this product to see the light of day, it needs your help.

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