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  • Karma’s next device is a Wi-Fi hotspot with built in Tor and a VPN

    Karma’s next device is a Wi-Fi hotspot with built in Tor and a VPN

    Wi-Fi hotspot maker Karma Mobility will this fall unveil a specialized version of its KarmaGo hotspot device that includes built-in security features, including support for private anonymous browsing through Tor, an integrated VPN, black listing, and ad blocking. For customers, the promise is a device that encrypts your web activity, hides your physical location and identity, and adds… Read More

  • GoPro says it is re-launching the Karma drone this year

    GoPro says it is re-launching the Karma drone this year

    GoPro recalled its first drone, the Karma, about 16 days after launch in November last year. Now GoPro says it will be re-launching the drone this year, though it doesn’t have a specific date to share yet. For GoPro, the launch can’t come soon enough. The company said it would cut 15 percent of its workforce in a restructuring in November last year, and its third-quarter… Read More

  • GoPro is recalling the Karma drone after just 16 days on the market

    GoPro is recalling the Karma drone after just 16 days on the market

    GoPro just issued a press release announcing the recall of the Karma drone. It just happened to be while the United States is watching the election results roll in. The press release is below. Customers can view return instuctions here. The Karma drone was on the market for 16 days and GoPro says it sold 2,500 drones thus far. All of them are recalled. GoPro says a power loss malfunction is… Read More

  • Crunch Report | GoPro releases the new Karma Drone

    GoPro releases the new Karma drone, Nikon launches 3 new action cams, Twitter makes changes looking for new users, Lyft outlined some of its ideas for autonomous driving, and Foundry Group raises $500 million. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • GoPro’s Karma drone gets its debut on September 19

    GoPro’s Karma drone gets its debut on September 19

    GoPro’s drone dayz are finally upon us: The action camera maker is going to reveal its Karma aerial photography drone on September 19, via its website. There’s lots of early speculation about the drone, and some teaser footage that suggests it could be a good option for videographers. Read More

  • Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

    Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

    The Fisker Karma is back, reborn as the Karma Revero, with a familiar look, along with a new name and some design tweaks and feature additions that mark a departure from its origins. Today marks the first time we’ve seen the Revero, revealed via images shared by Karma detailing the car’s exterior, as well as its unique solar roof and redesigned infotainment system. Karma is a… Read More

  • Karma details Revero sales strategy as owner Wanxiang plans electric car factory

    Karma details Revero sales strategy as owner Wanxiang plans electric car factory

    Wanxiang Group, which acquired the assets of plug-in hybrid pioneer Fisker and renamed it Karma Automotive, is planning a large-scale $375 million electric car factory with an output capacity of 50,000 vehicles per year, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, Karma Automotive also revealed its distribution model for the Revero plug-in hybrid it plans to release later this year, with a big… Read More

  • Karma’s Mobile Hotspot Adds “Neverstop,” A $50 Per Month Unlimited Data Plan

    Karma’s Mobile Hotspot Adds “Neverstop,” A $50 Per Month Unlimited Data Plan

    Karma, the makers of the pay-as-you-go LTE mobile hotspot that began shipping earlier this summer, announced today a new type of data plan meant to appeal to those who more regularly use their device. Instead of topping off data as you need it, the new “Neverstop” plan will instead offer users unlimited data for $50 per month. The plan is still available without a contract… Read More

  • Karma’s Pay-As-You-Go LTE Mobile Hotspot Starts Shipping

    Karma’s Pay-As-You-Go LTE Mobile Hotspot Starts Shipping

    Karma, the portable Wi-Fi hotspot offering a contract-free, pay-as-you-go service and the ability to earn free data by sharing your connection with others, has now started shipping its latest devices to pre-order customers. The company says that some of its earliest customers began receiving their hotspots as of Monday, while remaining customers will see theirs arrive within 45 days. Read More

  • Karma Rolls Out An LTE Version Of Its Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Hotspot, Pre-Order For $99

    Karma Rolls Out An LTE Version Of Its Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Hotspot, Pre-Order For $99

    Karma, makers of the small, portable Wi-Fi hotspot that lets you pay-as-you-go, contract free, for the data you use ($14/1 GB), is now accepting pre-orders for its latest device, the Karma Go portable LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The new device, which also supports up to 8 concurrent users, runs on Sprint’s Nationwide 4G LTE network, with fallback to 3G CDMA. Before, the device ran on… Read More

  • A Look At Karma, A Tiny Wi-Fi Hotspot On A Mission

    A Look At Karma, A Tiny Wi-Fi Hotspot On A Mission

    We wander the streets with tiny computers in our pockets and in our hands. We talk casually to these computers, just like Captains Kirk and Picard talked to the computers on their Enterprises. With the push of a button, our computers give us unprecedented access to the bulk of human knowledge. These computers sometimes talk back to us. But underneath all the noise and chatter of speech… Read More

  • Karma Launches Its $79 4G Mobile Hotspot And Pay-As-You-Go Data Plan That Reward Users For Sharing Their Bandwidth

    Karma Launches Its $79 4G Mobile Hotspot And Pay-As-You-Go Data Plan That Reward Users For Sharing Their Bandwidth

    The founders behind Karma (no, not that Karma) think that there’s something fundamentally broken in the market for mobile providers. And they’re hardly alone. So, the TechStars grads set out to create a new format, one that eschews the traditional subscription model for a pay-as-you-go approach to mobile bandwidth. In an effort to realize their vision of providing anyone and… Read More

  • Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

    Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

    Facebook Gifts launched with the ability for you to buy something meaningful for a friend or family member on the social network. I’ve tinkered with it a bit and have bought a few gifts, including a bonsai tree and Starbucks gift cards. My mind immediately jumped to “wouldn’t it be cool if I could donate money to a charity on behalf of my friend for their birthday?”… Read More

  • Forget Saying Happy Birthday To Your Friends On Facebook, It’s All About Gifts Now

    Forget Saying Happy Birthday To Your Friends On Facebook, It’s All About Gifts Now

    We know that Facebook is in full-gear when it comes to monetization. It was obvious the second that the company announced its “Gifts” offering, which lets you send a physical or virtual item to your buddies. It’s kind of cool, and the first gift I’ve ordered is in the mail. One of the things that I enjoy doing the most on Facebook is saying “Happy Birthday!”… Read More

  • How Facebook Could Save Its Shattered Share Price

    How Facebook Could Save Its Shattered Share Price

    If Facebook’s share price continues to plummet, it’s going to have a lot tougher time signing and retaining the top talent who can answer its big questions. It needs more revenue, or at least clear ways of generating it to persuade investors. But payments aren’t growing anymore, and its current ads aren’t enough. It can’t wait to set the money-making wheels… Read More

  • Give Some To Get Some: Karma Makes Your HotSpot Connectivity Social

    Give Some To Get Some: Karma Makes Your HotSpot Connectivity Social

    There’s no such thing as pay-as-you-go with a mobile hotspot. It just doesn’t exist. You pay for a monthly package, just like you would with a smartphone, and a chunk of it almost always goes unused come the end of the month. But the first-ever pay-as-you-go hotspot package has just hit the market straight out of the TechStars NYC Demo day, and it’s called Karma. Karma… Read More

  • Karma Founder Lee Linden Talks Social Commerce

    How The Karma App Makes Gift-Giving Slick And Social [TCTV]

    Karma, the gift-giving app made by the founders of TapJoy, made its official debut just two weeks ago. But with $5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins and others, Karma has clearly caught the attention of some important people. So we caught up with co-founder and CEO Lee Linden this week to get a demo and see what all the hype is about. Read More

  • Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, And Obvious Put $4.5M In Sleek Social, Mobile Gifting Platform Karma

    Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, And Obvious Put $4.5M In Sleek Social, Mobile Gifting Platform Karma

    Karma, a new social, mobile gifting service from the founder of TapJoy, has raised funding from Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, The Obvious Corporation, Stephen Gillett, Felicis Ventures and other angel investors. While Karma declined to reveal the exact amount of the funding round, which was raised last summer, SEC documents reveal the startup has raised around $4.5 million. In addition… Read More

  • Fisker Karma Gets Delayed. Again.

    Looks like the Fisker Karma will be delayed again. Although production supposedly began this month, with deliveries expected shortly after, we’re now hearing only VIPs will get the car by June. Everyone else will have to wait until July. Read More

  • The $100k Fisker Karma Gets Put To The Test

    Looks like we were right about production beginning in March. The long awaited Fisker Karma was put to the test this week by a few automotive publications and they had a few good things to say about it. Read More