Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Reach out and touch something.
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Despite Free-to-Play Explosion, Apple Puts Spotlight on Paid Games

Candy Crush can fend for itself.
Apple's iPad game of the year, Badland.

VCs — Not “Shark Tank” — Give DoorBot $1M for Caller ID for the Doorbell

A startup called DoorBot has raised $1 million after selling 10,000 Wi-Fi videocamera doorbells for $199.
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The $99 Kid’s Computer Kit Kano Is About to Hit $1M on Kickstarter

With nearly $1 million from Kickstarter and nearly $1 million from backers including Index Ventures, Kano is set to make cheap computer kits for kids.
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One Year In, Spaceteam’s Solo Developer Hopes Fans Will Fund Him Directly

The developer of a successful game that made no money plots his next course.
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Cards Against Humanity’s Black Friday “Sale”: Everything Costs $5 More

You don’t want to miss these high, high prices!
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Five Questions About Basketball, Tech and Kickstarter for Vantage Sports’ Cameron Tangney

The CTO of Vantage Sports talks about ProScout, an NBA advanced analytics Kickstarter project, and the impact of technology on professional sports.
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Woojer Wants to Be Both a Gadget for Gamers and a Helpful Oomph for the Hearing Impaired

SanDisk founder and Woojer investor Eli Harari says the device could be a trojan horse for good — if it gets funded on Kickstarter.
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Two Next-Level Wearables That Aren’t for Everyone

A smartband for fancy ladies, and another one for bodybuilders. Wonder if there’s anyone who will buy both.
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News Byte

Kickstarter CEO Passes Job to Co-Founder

Kickstarter co-founder Perry Chen is stepping down from his role as CEO and up to the post of chairman of the online crowdfunding company on Jan. 1, he blogged today, saying that the move will give him more time for creative projects. The new CEO will be co-founder Yancey Strickler, who previously worked on customer service, community and communications. The third Kickstarter co-founder, Charles Adler, is leaving his day-to-day role. The company published new stats yesterday, among them that it has had five million people back projects.