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Now you don't even need Kickstarter or Indegogo to get a product crowdfunded -- you can do it yourself, so long as you're ready to interact directly with tens of thousands of investors.
The same smart vehicle tech automakers and giants such as Google and Pandora have been hyping as the future faces a brutal, low-cost competitor: the decentralized, outsourced, digitally enabled auto supply chain.
The sense that today's independent motion picture industry faces massive self-delusion is confirmed by one of its own top producers.
How Duncan Niederauer shrank the NYSE is worth a serious look for anybody running or investing in any sort of digital information company, be it in music, publishing, moviemaking or even corporate information systems.
People love looking at and talking about Bitcoin, but it's not a real currency. In fact, it's a commodity.
The same race-to-the-bottom Information Age economics that has gutted entertainment, music, publishing and legal services is now loose on Madison Avenue.
Social fundraising can be as much a marketing and product design tool as it is a capital formation tool.
Analysts get justifiably grim about the costs of continually adding more components to devices that keep selling for less money.
And not just Target -- this six-person sound shop is in Wal-Mart as well, because it's nimble and collaborates with people on the factory and retail floor.