Tag Archives: crowdfunding

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising. Chief risk officer Tomer Barel detailed the new rules via PayPal’s site, specifically highlighting that crowdfunding campaigns now may proceed without interruption of payment …

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There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

What’s better than a free clone of Flappy Bird on iOS or Android? The answer: definitely not a clone that costs $15 and comes with a large fluffy Bluetooth controller. Nonetheless, that option is available to you thanks to a new crowdfunding venture from ZowPow. It’s called Flappy and is …

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Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has confirmed that it was last week the victim of a hack that compromised some user data. The breach occurred last Wednesday (February 12th) and saw hackers gain unauthorised access to some customer data including usernames, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and encrypted passwords. Fortunately, no …

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