New York Times Tech Workers Certify Their Union

The Times Tech Guild is now the biggest US-based tech union with bargaining rights, following a National Labor Relations Board election certifying their union.

New York Times Tech Workers Unionize

Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union, part of an ongoing trend within the tech industry.

Workers at Medium Are Forming the Newest Tech Union

Workers at Medium are the latest group of tech employees that have decided to unionize, in an industry where the concept was once foreign.

Kickstarter Employees Unionize In Groundbreaking Decision

In a statement on the company’s blog, CEO Aziz Hasan voiced cautious support. Hasan’s tone is not surprising giving how much Kickstarter opposed the bid, even firing two employees who were organizing such efforts, although the company denies the firings were related.

Kickstarter Launches Recommendations To Help Projects Find the Right People

Kickstarter just announced the launch of a new Recommendations feature, which should help projects get in front of the right people (or at least some of them). As the company notes, there are thousands of campaigns at any given time,…

Kickstarter Launches ‘Projects We Love’ Badge

There are a ton of projects launched on Kickstarter all the time, and now, the crowdfunding platform has a new way to highlight stand-out projects. On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced the “Projects We Love” badge, which it considers a simple way…

Kickstarter Finally Comes to Android

It’s hard to believe, but Kickstarter hasn’t had an Android app until now. They launched an iOS app about three years ago, but despite having a much larger share of the smartphone market, Android has once again been an afterthought.…

Should Entrepreneurs Seek Crowdfunding?

A lot of entrepreneurs in todays landscape must decide whether or not to go the crowdfunding route. If you ask multi-billionaire Richard Branson, you’re probably best off at least considering it. Branson has been an investor in popular crowdfunding platform…

Yelp Documentary ‘Billion Dollar Bully’ Reaches Funding Goal

Last week, a Kickstarter campaign kicked off to raise money for a documentary called Billion Dollar Bully, which delves into accusations about Yelp’s business practices that have haunted the company for years. Businesses often claim that Yelp salespeople call them…

Exploding Kittens Breaks Records For Crowdfunding

Exploding Kittens closed down their crowdfunding site on Kickstarter Thursday. The old-school card game began their month long crowdfunding drive with a goal of $10,000 to produce 500 card decks. However, the premise of Exploding Kittens was so incredibly popular…

Exploding Kittens Most Successful Games Kickstarter Ever

Exploding Kittens is an analog card game for 2-5 players. It is also incredibly highly aniticipated. Exploding Kittens closed down its crowd funding window last night, earning a historic total of $8.78 million from a record-breaking total of 219,382 backers.…

“Exploding Kittens” Creator Getting Ulcers

“Exploding Kittens” is now the most-backed kickstarter campaign in the history of Kickstarter. The card game, which revolves around, well, exploding kittens, and its creator were seeking only $10,000 to make the game. “Exploding Kittens” has now officially raised over…

Tumblr Gets A Buy Button, Partners With Etsy, Artsy, Kickstarter, DoSomething

Tumblr is the latest social media platform to add a buy button enabling users to purchase items from posts. As you may know, such a feature is currently being tested by both Facebook and Twitter. Tumblr has partnered with Etsy,…

‘The Big Bang Theory’ in Lego Form

The Big Bang Theory will soon be produced in a whole new way. Lego announced it’s going to create a set based on the hit CBS show. Following in the very successful footsteps of sets based on Ghostbusters, The Simpsons,…

NoPhone: Kickstarter Campaign for Fake Phone Raises $18,000 of $5,000 Goal

It’s being pitched as the “New and Unimproved NoPhone,” and called “a technology-free alternative to constant hand-to-phone contact that allows you to stay connected with the real world.” What it does may shock you. Actually, it is tempting to say…

Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options

Kickstarter announced the addition of a new feature that includes more built-in options for managing shipping of rewards for contributors. As the company acknowledges, this has been kind of a pain in the past. “There are times when sorting out…

Marty McFly Hoverboard Could Become Reality Through Kickstarter

For those who grew up in the 80s, a childhood dream could be close at hand. Californian architect Greg Henderson has developed a hoverboard that floats in mid-air similar to Marty McFly’s famous gadget in the film Back to the…

Kickstarter Opens Up in Scandinavia, Ireland

Kickstarter has just opened up projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland – so if you’re a creator in one of those countries you can launch your kickstarter right now. “People in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland are some of…

Zach Braff Describes Odd Kickstarter Requests

Zach Braff was so grateful when the film he wrote and directed with his brother, Wish I Was Here, got fully funded on Kickstarter that he agreed to some pretty odd requests from contributors. “This one guy was a dentist…

Reading Rainbow Takes a Dark Turn Following Massively Successful Kickstarter Campaign

You know how we all just pledged a ton of money so that LevAr Burton can revive Reading Rainbow, on the web, for a new generation? Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have done that. Reading gives knowledge, and knowledge is power.…