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  • Faceless Internet browsing vs. selfie security     Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Two crowdfunding projects are offering the latest in cybersecurity in order to keep your online identity safe from hackers.

  • Cash Crowd: Nomad's innovative journey     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Noah Dentzel of Nomad gives his 20 second pitch to the ultimate panel of investors. It's Dentzel's mission to keep your cell phone battery from dying.

  • AMPY Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    Two Kickstarter projects providing rapid charge power to iPhones battled it out. The vote is in and the crowd has spoken.

  • Crowdfunding projects are providing a fast charge for your IPhone, including a motion powered wearable and a five minute charge battery pack.

  • Rufus Cuff Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Rufus Cuff Smart bracelet

    The crowd has spoken and chose the Rufus Cuff voice-controlled smart bracelet as the latest Tech Crowd leader.

  • 'Victim' of Newsweek story launches bitcoin fund Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Dorian S. Nakamoto, identified by Newsweek magazine as the founder of Bitcoin, exits his home surrounded by members of the media in Temple City, California.

    After disputing a Newsweek story calling him bitcoin's founder, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto has launched a legal defense fund, Engadget reported.

  • The Indiegogo projects that will 'shock' you Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    Crowdfunding campaigns are taking wearables to the next level, including a habit breaking tracker and a voice controlled smart bracelet.

  • 'Shocking' Indiegogo Projects     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Crowdfunding campaigns are taking wearables to the next level, including a habit breaking tracker and a voice controlled smart bracelet.

  • Sarah Silverman raising $30T to plug gender pay gap Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    A scene from comedian Sarah Silverman's PSA to close the women's wage gap.

    A comedian has launched a new PSA and crowdfunded campaign to fight the gender pay gap.

  • SME funding a 'big issue' in Europe: Sage CEO     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    Guy Berruyer, CEO of Sage Group, says small- and medium- sized businesses are finding it difficult to get access to finance.

  • Chargerito Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:13 AM ET
    Chargerito's small smart charger.

    The votes are in and Chargerito, the world's smallest smart charger, has been crowned the latest Tech Crowd leader of the week.

  • Signul Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:58 AM ET
    SIGNUL Wireless beacon system

    The votes have been tallied and the Signul beacon system has become the latest Tech Crowd leader.

  • Can property crowdfunding take off in Asia?     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:41 PM ET

    Julian Kwan, Co-Founder and CEO of iFunding Asia, outlines the firm's objectives and discusses obstacles that the property crowdfunding industry faces in Asia.

  • The man who made $50 million ditching Kickstarter Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Video-game developer Chris Roberts speaks during a press event at the Game Developer’s Conference in 2012.

    'Star Citizen' game designer Chris Roberts has pulled off a crowdfunding coup: making $50 million without paying Kickstarter or Indiegogo.

  • MOTA SmartRing Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    The CNBC crowd voted on the luxury wearable device they want, and the MOTA SmartRing took the title of Tech Crowd leader.

  • Tech Crowd: Jolt vs. Digitsole     Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Which Kickstarter project would you fund? Wearable concussion sensor Jolt, or smartphone controlled insoles Digitsole.

  • SCiO aims to be your sixth sense Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Users can scan foods, like this apple, and nutritional information will be sent to their smartphone.

    The founder of Consumer Physics pitched his SCiO product, a molecular hand-held scanner that aims to be your sixth sense. Can he convince the panel?

  • Digitsole Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    App for Digitsole heated insoles

    The vote is in, the crowd has spoken and they want a temperature controlled wearable for their shoes.

  • Equity crowdfunding hits Asia     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Jason Best, Co-Founder & Principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors, outlines how the concept of crowdfunding has taken root and is growing fast in popularity across Asia.

  • Noke Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    The Noke padlock by Fuz uses a signal sent via Bluetooth to your smartphone to secure your valuables, making traditional padlocks and keys a thing of the past.

    The CNBC Tech Crowd poll pitted a bluetooth padlock vs. a sensor that can find just about anything. The crowd has spoken and chose Noke padlock.